Nordo’s Culinarium

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Cafe Nordo

http://www.cafenordo.com/ 109 South Main Street, Seattle

Terry Podgorski
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206-579-6215

To schedule a visit, please contact: events@cafenordo.com

Listing updated 08/29/18 • Added 08/29/18

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Dimensions 24 x 56 ft.
Square Footage 1950 sq. ft.
Max Occupancy 100 persons
Accessibility Accessible entrance
Accessible restroom
Loading zone
Parking Street parking (free)
Street parking (paid)
Parking garage / parking lot nearby (paid)
Lighting Windows
Lighting grid
Gallery track
Other
Walls Brick
Acoustic panels
Other
Flooring Wood floors
Concrete
Stage Flexible stage
Black box
Other
Seating Flexible seating
Other
Performance Space Theatrical rigging (things)
Aerial rigging (people)
Dressing rooms
Other Qualities
Good acoustics. Portable Stage (Four 4’x6’ Platforms that can be locked together in various configurations. Max Size 8’x12’. Adjustable heights.)
Type

Performance, Rehearsal, Exhibition, Meetings / Meetups, Workshops / Classes, Events, Screenings, Readings, Raw Space

Disciplines

Dance, Theater, Music, Visual Arts, Film/Video, Circus Arts

The Space

About the Culinarium Theater Space

Create a beautiful sit down dinner for 60 or host a cocktail reception for 100. Exposed brick and custom wood walls provide the charm and character for an unforgettable experience. With new state of the art lighting, sound, and projection systems all your technical needs will be met. And with a custom designed bar, eager support staff, and a brand new 2,200 square foot kitchen a fantastic engagement awaits you. We are thrilled that our “brick box” theatre is the first to return to this rich, storied neighborhood in 26 years! The home where we treat our guests to memorable theatrical dining experiences is now the perfect site for your book signing, cocktail party, wedding or corporate event. Make Nordo’s Culinarium your destination in Pioneer Square!

Venue Features
Below you will find what is included in your basic rental.

  • 2,000 sq ft of event space able to accommodate 100 people standing, or 60 seated
  • 8 hour rental period with option to purchase additional hours
  • 2 Custom built portable copper bars able to make different configurations.
  • Changing rooms and storage
  • Full length black velour curtains able to be hung at different locations in the venue
  • Basic lighting scheme
  • Basic speaker setup with an iPod connection
  • Portable coat closet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Easy loading and unloading area in the alley
  • Facility Manager to work with you the entire evening
  • Basic venue clean-up after your event

Additional Features Available for Rental
For a complete inventory and rates please contact us.

  • Standard dining tables of various sizes, bistro tables, and chairs
  • 4 portable stages 4’x6’ that can be locked in a variety of shapes
  • Mounted projector with easy hookup
  • New theatrical sound system able to accommodate single speakers, DJs, or a small band
  • State of the art theatrical lighting system covering the entire floor plan with moveable and dimmable lighting fixtures
  • Technical personnel to help with all your lighting and sound needs
  • Fully equipped 1000 sq. foot commercial kitchen
  • Staffed bar including the option of cocktail waitresses. Please ask about our bar minimums and products. We are willing to meet a variety of budgets and requests. A bartender and sommelier are available to discuss your event.
  • Glassware, plateware, flatware, and serving ware
  • A variety of entertainment packages from a full dinner show to an evening of music, a DJ, or an hour-long cabaret.

Our Culinarium dining space is intimate, but we have a side door for full service wheelchairs, and a ramp we can provide for our 3” small front step. Our secondary entrance has no step with a 36 inch wide door. All seating and restrooms in the venue are wheelchair accessible. We do ask that you notify our Concierge concierge@cafenordo.com upon purchase of your ticket so we can assure the best seating possible when you attend a show.


Rental Requirements

Based on information provided by the renter, Nordo’s Culinarium will issue a proposal and contract.
Discounted rates are available for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

Rates are vary based on season and day of week.
Please contact us so we can discuss your specific event.

The renter must provide a certificate of liability insurance. Your rental will include a 1-hour consultation to discuss all details. We recommend scheduling the meeting 7 to 10 days prior to your event.

A Facility Manager will be on-site during venue rentals to assist you with operations and walk through the venue at the close of the event.
Ticketing and Front of House staffing can be added for an additional fee.
If you are interested in light and sound we can provide you with a technician for an additional fee.


Cancellation Policy

A deposit is required to hold a date, with full payment due day of event. In addition, a damage
deposit of $500 is required no later than 7 days prior to the event.
The deposit is fully refundable against any additional costs and is a separate payment in addition to the rental fee. In the event that you must cancel your rental, the damage deposit is refundable.

The Basics
Utilities included
Private bathrooms
Heating
Wireless Internet
Commercial Kitchen
Dining Area
220 volt power
Equipment
Sound system
Sound booth
PA system
Microphones
Music stands
Digital projector
Screens
Lighting equipment (Theatrical)
Lighting board
Tables and chairs
Catering
On-site catering
Bar available
Alcohol allowed
Self catering allowed
Additional Info

Additional Features Available for Rental
For a complete inventory and rates please contact us.
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- Standard dining tables of various sizes, bistro tables, and chairs
- Glassware, plateware, flatware, and serving ware
- Fully equipped 1000 sq. foot commercial kitchen
- Staffed bar including the option of cocktail waitresses. Please ask about our bar minimums and products. A bartender and sommelier are available to discuss your event.

- 4 portable stages 4’x6’ that can be locked in a variety of shapes
- Mounted projector with easy hookup
- New theatrical sound system able to accommodate single speakers, DJs, or a small band
- State of the art theatrical lighting system covering the entire floor plan with moveable and dimmable lighting fixtures
- Technical personnel to help with all your lighting and sound needs

Cafe Nordo

109 South Main Street, Seattle
http://www.cafenordo.com/

The Building

Tucked into the former Elliott Bay Book Company & Cafe, Nordo’s Culinarium is the newest addition to the vibrant scene in historic Pioneer Square. With over 1,950 square feet of performance space Nordo’s Culinarium is the perfect venue for your special occasion.

We are thrilled that our “brick box” theatre is the first to return to this rich, storied neighborhood in 26 years! The home where we treat our guests to memorable theatrical dining experiences is now the perfect site for your book signing, cocktail party, wedding or corporate event. Make Nordo’s Culinarium your destination in Pioneer Square!

We are also excited to announce a second brand new space that is available for rent: our Nordo Cellar!

Hours

Please contact venue for available hours.

Parking

Paid Two-hour zone street parking until 6pm, Free street parking after 6pm.

Public Transportation

Steps from the (First Hill) Pioneer Square Streetcar stop. Along bus line on 1st Avenue. Walking distance from the Pioneer Square Link Lightrail Tunnel stop. Walking distance from the Seattle Ferries.

Accessibility

Easy loading and unloading area in the attached Nordo alley. Two Custom built portable copper bars able to make different
configurations. Changing rooms and storage

Listing updated 08/29/18 • Added 08/29/18

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