The Pittsburgh Athletic Association provides the following items on a complimentary basis: Sixty or Seventy two inch round Tables with floor length white linen tablecloths and Napkins, Padded Chairs, Skirted Specialty Tables for Gifts, Buffets, Cakes, Place Cards, Custom Head Tables, and Dance Floors. Our catering staff will be glad to assist you with custom designed floor plans.
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association is the only licensed authority to sell and serve liquor for consumption on the premises. Therefore, by law, liquor is not to be brought in the Club from any unauthorized source. We reserve the right to refuse service to any guest that appears to be underage without legal identification or any guest that appears to be intoxicated. The PAA, as licensee, is responsible for adherence to and the enforcement of all regulations set forth by the PA Liquor Control Board. No bar is to exceed five (5) hours in duration.
Set up and Outside Vendors
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association should be aware of any suppliers or vendors (i.e. DJ, Band, Baker, Florist) that requires access to your banquet room more than 2 hours before the event. The Catering Manager will be happy to assist you with these arrangements. The PAA reserves the right to apply additional charges for unusual accommodations. Please also inform the Catering Manager if candles are to be utilized due to city codes.
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association provides a complimentary tasting for up to 6 individuals. The tasting should occur about two months before your event. You may select one salad, three entrees, and one starch and one vegetable. Advance notice is required for the tasting.
Food and Beverage menus should be called in, mailed or emailed to the Catering Department one month before the event. The floor plans, event timelines and vendor information should be available to the Club two weeks in advance and the final guest count (guaranteed) is due four days in advance.
Deposits and Payments
Upon selecting the Pittsburgh Athletic Association for a wedding reception, a non-refundable advance deposit of $3,000.00 will be required with the return of the signed contract. The deposit will be applied to your final total. Final payment based on estimated costs will be due 4 days prior to the event, and is based on you final guarantee. Any additional costs will be sent to you for final payment along with an itemized invoice after your event. Balance is due, in full, no later than 10 days following your event.
Cancellation of your event must be done in writing through the Pittsburgh Athletic Club Banquet Department or General Manager. Security deposit is non-refundable in the event of a cancellation.
A selection of audiovisual equipment is available for rental through the PAA. Prices vary depending on equipment specifications. Additional audio-visual equipment may be brought in from an outside source at the renterís expense.
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association cannot be held responsible for damage or loss of any article or merchandise left in our facility prior to or associated with any meeting or event. Security arrangements should be made in advance for all merchandise prior to planned event.
Valet parking is supplied for your meeting or event at $8.00 per car.
- Room Set Up/Rental Fee - $1000.00 (Includes both reception and cocktail areas)
- Chef fees for Manned Stations - $90.00/chef/hour
- Bartender Fees - $100.00/bartender
1 bartender required for every 100 people
- Traying Cookies - $2.00 per dozen (Advance notice is required.)
- Cake Cutting - $100.00