planning - CityCentre
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STRAITS • STUDIO MOVIE GRILL • LIFE TIME ATHLETIC • BISTRO ALEX
NORRIS CONFERENCE CENTERS & RED OAK BALLROOM • BRIO
CYCLONE ANAYA’S • YARD HOUSE • RA SUSHI GEISHA LOUNGE
SUR LA TABLE • MONNALISA • SORELLA MEETINGS & EVENTS CENTRE
Types of events: birthday parties, cocktail receptions,
corporate dinners, rehearsal dinners.
Semi-private room seats up to 24.
Entire restaurant can accommodate up to 200.
Bistro Bar can accommodate up to 64.
Bold, flavorful menu reflects a marriage of Brennan’s classic
favorites and premium lighter fare.
Signature dishes range from evolutions of Texas Creole and creative entrée salads to
an array of roasted selections and seasonal sides.
Contact: Anne Wilson at groupsale[email protected]
Types of events: birthday parties, holiday parties, cocktail receptions, luncheons, business meetings, bridal showers/
luncheons, bar/bat mitzvahs.
Indoor seating of 289, three terraces with seating up to 120,
two private dining areas for groups of 8 to 32.
The food at BRIO is simply prepared using the finest and
freshest ingredients, with an emphasis on high-quality steaks, house-made pasta
specialties and flatbreads prepared in an authentic Italian oven.
Contact: James Gicas at [email protected]
CYCLONE ANAYA’S MEXICAN KITCHEN
Types of events: small to medium sized birthday, holiday, and
This upscale-casual eatery boasts a beautiful open kitchen, a
striking circular bar with intricate patterned woodwork and
contemporary art by Scrap Daddy throughout its vibrant
dining areas and displayed around the patio and entry.
Menu features signature “Fine Mex” dishes including lump crab nachos and tamarindo braised beef short ribs along with traditional family recipes.
Indoor and patio capacities vary, please call for more information.
Contact: Pearl Banks at 832.421.8602/[email protected]
Types of events: private luncheons (the restaurant is typically
closed for lunch), seated receptions for groups of 10-200,
standing room receptions for groups of up to 250 people,
birthday parties, corporate events.
Private rooms are equipped with flat screen televisions that
can be used for presentations at no additional cost.
Private rooms include the Napa Room and Sonoma Room, which have capacities for
groups of 35-90.
Entire restaurant and covered patio can be rented for large groups.
The V Lounge also has a semi-private table that accommodates 10 seated.
Contact: Jennifer Towery at 832.200.2380/[email protected]
Elaine Turner evokes the aura of 1960’s Palm Springs, a
patio-inspired sophisticated space perfect for small cocktail
parties, birthday soirees, charity functions, and bridal
showers. The staff at Elaine Turner will work with event
organizers to secure light bites and wine for guests to enjoy
while surrounded by stylish designer handbags and shoes.
For charity events, a portion of proceeds will be donated to the participating organization.
Space accommodates up to 75 guests.
Contact: Anne Errera at 713-255-9095/[email protected]
FLORA & MUSE
Types of events: corporate and social breakfasts, lunches,
dinners, meetings, birthday parties, wedding showers, holiday
parties, cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinners.
Flora & Muse is a multifaceted bistro concept with whimsical,
neo-Victorian décor, encompassing numerous indoor and
alfresco seating vignettes, merging a traditional restaurant
and bar with a fresh flower stand, barista-style coffee counter, patisserie, wood-burning
baking oven, and proper afternoon tea service capabilities.
Of Flora & Muse’s almost 6,000 total sf, 1,200 sf are dedicated to a large, shaded patio,
giving guests a wide range of options of small and medium sized spaces for events.
Contact: Hayri Gurbuz at 713.463.6873/[email protected]
255-room, luxury property with globally influenced design
cues, including dramatic, residential-style guestrooms with
dark hardwoods floors.
11 condos available for private meeting/event space.
Two elegant VIP rooms available.
Monnalisa features a central fireplace, rooftop pool with
draped cabanas, lush courtyard and accommodates parties of 50 guests.
Life Time Athletic’s spa and health club located onsite.
Sorella Meetings & Events Centre offers guests 8,500 sf of event space.
Sky-walk to Norris Conference Centers, a state-of-the-art meeting and event facility.
Contact: Nancy Alonzo at 713.973.1600/[email protected]
HOUSTON MOTOR CLUB
Houston Motor Club makes itself available to many charitable
organizations, playing host to galas, auctions, fashion runway
events, dinners, wedding receptions or luncheons.
Features (coming soon): full bar, VIP areas/lounges, outdoor
cabanas, conference centers, private dining room, catering
kitchen, cigar humidor/smoking area, poker table.
Contact: Renèe Bornn at 713.481.4469/[email protected]
LIFE TIME ATHLETIC
Types of events: corporate meetings, team building events,
bootcamps, kids camps, birthday parties, athletic-themed
receptions, spa services tailored for small to mid sized events.
1,000 sf meeting center with TV and sound.
3 full-size basketball courts and an indoor soccer field.
3-story rock-climbing wall.
5,000 sf outdoor pool and lounge area.
Contact: Juli Allen at 713.630.8420/[email protected]
This European-inspired bar in Hotel Sorella can be rented for
private parties and receptions.
Serving specialty wines, cocktails and a delicious light-fare
menu, Monnalisa bar stuns its guests with an alluring ambiance,
which includes a dreamy starlit ceiling and a central fireplace.
The bar then pleasantly spills onto an open-air courtyard,
overlooking the central plaza of CITYCENTRE, with a pool, draped cabanas, luxe
loungers and custom lanterns for an unparalleled and chic nightlife experience.
NORRIS CONFERENCE CENTERS
Types of events: wedding receptions, corporate meetings,
galas, large events, break-out meetings, corporate retreats.
Connected to Hotel Sorella via sky-bridge.
Five meeting rooms, ranging in size to accommodate groups
from 4 to 600, depending on event.
Meeting rooms range from 430 to 7,700 sf.
Contact: Gail Walker at 713.590.0950/[email protected] or Terri Davis at
RA SUSHI - GEISHA LOUNGE
Types of events: small to medium sized birthdays, private
dinners, bachelorette/bachelor parties, and cocktail
Geisha Lounge is a 1,000 sf patio space featuring a private
bar, plasma TV, and rooftop views of CITYCENTRE and
beyond. Its décor mirrors the sleek, sophisticated lines
of RA Sushi with exposed brick walls and polished cement floors juxtaposed against
comfortable lounge and bar seating.
Seats up to 60 for cocktail receptions, fewer for seated events.
RA Sushi, an upbeat, unconventional sushi bar, is best known for combining distinctive
Asian cuisine with a trendy, hip atmosphere. Fresh sushi is served to order along with
an outstanding Japanese-fusion menu in a fun, lively environment.
Contact: General Manager at 713.331.2792
SCULPTURES BY DESIGN
Types of events: cocktail, birthday, receptions.
1,500 sf of space accommodates up to 200 for a standing
Sculptures By Design Studio is a cutting edge space, leading
trends in gallery design and space use.
Exhibition space features rotation of art installations.
The studio showcases a vast range of artistic styles, creating a sophisticated
environment for any event.
Contact: Holly Denslow at 713.304.8876/[email protected] or Cindy
Davenport at 713.304.8876/[email protected]
SORELLA MEETINGS & EVENTS CENTRE
Types of events: wedding and cocktail receptions, luncheons,
corporate dinners, large birthday parties, corporate training functions.
8,500 sf of space, located adjacent to Hotel Sorella.
The La Scala Ballroom features 4,000 sf of event space, with
seating for 300, and is divisible into three break-out rooms.
Four boardrooms, ranging in size from 474 - 757 sf.
200 sf conference room, plus pre-function areas.
Access to on-site catering by the culinary team at Bistro Alex.
Contact: Nancy Alonzo or Tibi Dean at 713.973.1600
Types of events: cocktail receptions, luncheons, corporate
dinners, bachelor/bachelorette parties, birthday parties.
2 private dining rooms seat 10 to 15, or 25 combined,
Champagne Lounge seats up to 20, Cabanas seat from 8 to
14 each. Patios can be rented, as can the separate cabanas.
Experience how the different combinations of Singaporean
cuisine complement each other by ordering dishes to share.
Contact: Laney Tran at 713.365.9922
STUDIO MOVIE GRILL
Types of events: corporate breakfasts, lunches, dinners, or all
day meetings, team building exercises, business presentations,
holiday parties, theme parties, red carpet movie premier
events, birthday parties, sporting event watching parties, nonprofit events.
Special pricing for youth organizations, schools, groups
Theatres show first run movies, and can accommodate the following:
- Audio with Theatre Sound System for dance parties
- PowerPoint for business events & Conference Call/WebEx Presentations
- Karoake with DJ and digital projection
- Xbox 360 Rock Band with Game Console and instruments
Contact: Event Planning Team at 866.766.8187, ext. 244
SUR LA TABLE
Types of events: corporate team building events, “hands-on”
private instructional cooking classes for birthdays and other
small group events, private cooking demonstrations for
large groups, weekly cooking classes open to the public.
All private events are about 3 hours long, and include a
chef instructor, kitchen assistants and all food and beverages.
Beer and wine can be served, if provided by the client.
All private event participants receive a 10% merchandise discount and a 10% discount
on take-home prizes for guests.
Individuals can also register for weekly instructional cooking classes, including Friday
couples “date night” classes.
Contact: Robbie Rensel at 832.201.3496
THE TASTING ROOM
The Tasting Room at CITYCENTRE features 7,000 sf of
inside space, as well as 6,500 sf of patio space. This wine
and food mecca showcases a thriving culinary program,
complete with a wood-burning pizza oven. This lively space is
available for private and corporate events.
The Private “Napa Room” is perfect for birthday parties,
baby showers & corporate meetings with seated capacity of 16 & 30 for cocktails.
The Semi-Private “Burgundy Room” is popular for corporate parties, anniversary
celebrations & more with a seated capacity of 60 & cocktail capacity of 90.
The “Burgundy Room” experience can be broadened to include the “East Bar” for a
total seated capacity of 90 & total cocktail capacity of 125.
Add the covered patio for additional space & a hint of mother nature to increase your
seated capacity by 60 and cocktail capacity by 90.
Full restaurant inside seated capacity 225/ cocktail capacity 500.
Full restaurant outside (patio) seated capacity 330/ cocktail capacity 500.
Contact: Events Manager at 281.822.1505/[email protected]
Types of events: birthday parties, bachelor parties, sporting
event watching parties, luncheons, dinners, receptions.
Upscale-casual eatery known for its extensive menu, classic
rock music, and world’s largest selection of draft beer.
Features a transparent keg room containing more than 600
barrels, 1,000 gallons of beer, and an endless fleet of tap handles.
Menu of American cuisine includes a selection of appetizers, salads, pastas, sandwiches,
pizzas, seafood, steaks, ribs and chops.
Contact: Sydney Myers at 800.336.5336 or Stephanie McQuinn at 713.461.YARD
An award-winning, meticulously executed and self-contained community of sophisticated retail, elegant dining options,
Class-A office space, penthouse residences, luxurious brownstones, lofts, apartments, the 255-room Hotel Sorella
and adjacent Norris Conference Centers, a world-class hospitality, ballroom and conference facility.
Surrounded by European-style open-air plazas and beautifully designed green spaces, CITYCENTRE is also home to Life Time Athletic,
a state-of-the-art urban fitness facility and spa, and Studio Movie Grill, an eight-screen premier cinema.
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