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Real Weddings: Rocio & Jose Angel’s Stylish Family Affair

(Photography by Solana and Miguel Torres at soulmateweddingphotography.com) On October 13th, Rocio and Jose Angel said “I do” to a new life together at a beautiful ceremony in Glendale. Surrounded by family and friends, the bride and groom exchanged vows and held their reception at Brandview Ballroom. The couple met in 2005, when neither were actively seeking a relationship. But as Rocio explains, “We quickly realized that we shared the same values, and that we had more fun together than apart.  What began as a casual, dating relationship turned into true love. We are truly blessed to say that we…


It certainly was! Check out ABC’s “Super Fun Night” at Le Foyer Ballroom

We’re always excited to host events at our venues, but we are particularly thrilled to share that Le Foyer Ballroom recently welcomed a TV production crew, along with Rebel Wilson and Ashley Tisdale, to film an episode of “Super Fun Night,” airing Wednesday October 23rd on ABC. The show stars Rebel Wilson as Kimmie Boubier, a bumbling attorney trying to navigate the roads of friendship, family, and romance. In this episode, Kimmie plans an engagement party for her sister Jazmine (played by Tisdale) but their mom (guest star Jacki Weaver) relinquishes control and plans the party her way. (Think coconut…


Why Personal Beats Perfection on your Wedding Day

by Vrej Sarkissian, CEO of LA Banquets Meeting in high school and getting married 15 years later? Or meeting at the office and tying the knot after 6 months of dating. We all know the story of every couple’s love and relationship is unique. Though they all start differently and take varied, sometimes meandering paths, many relationships will eventually take a walk down the aisle. Yet all too often the weddings of vastly different couples end up looking and feeling the same. Why? Of course one argument is that weddings are ancient and traditional institutions…that the very thing that makes…


Rolling Out the New Carpet: Brandview Ballroom

by Vrej Sarkissian, CEO of LA Banquets At LA Banquets, we strive to keep our venues looking fresh, modern and elegant. So even when we’re not actively changing or updating some aspect of the ballrooms, you can be sure we’re planning our next renovation. All this work gives our guests a new experience at each event they attend at LA Banquets. But from time to time, it does put us in a bit of a scheduling situation. When bride and groom Maggie and Hovnan were touring Brandview Ballroom to decide whether they wanted to book the venue, we were already…


Real Events: A Family Affair With CMC Party Rentals

by Vrej Sarkissian, CEO of L.A. Banquets. We want to introduce a new feature on our blog and bring you real weddings from our L.A. Banquets reception venues. For the first post in this series, we have Ana and Grigor’s wedding that transformed Le Foyer Ballroom into a dreamy white wonderland. This was a particularly special wedding for L.A. Banquets as the bride, Ana, is the daughter of one of our vendors, CMC Party Rentals. We’ve worked closely with CMC Party Rentals on countless events, so Ana’s wedding felt like a family affair for us too. With anything she could…


We’re Hiring!

    Position Title: Administrative Associate Start Date: Immediately Compensation: Salary: commensurate to experience Hours: Full Time (6 days a week including weekends 10am – 8pm) Deadline To Apply: Immediately We are looking for an experienced  administrative associate to join our team. Candidate’s responsibilities will be to assist in all aspects of the venue/catering operation. through multiple venues.  Your key role is to be a liaison between our sales team and clients. Duties will include, but not be limited to: – Answering Phone & Email Inquiries – Coordinating calls/voicemails among sales associates – Maintaining the office space – Confirming Meetings with clients -…