The Spring/Summer Wedding Season is here!



The Winter has finally passed and Spring and Summer are upon us!  If you are having a beautiful wedding, you might as well let your reception be just as fantastic.  Have your wedding day be the perfect day for you and your loved ones, and let the wedding night be a continuation of the happiest moment of your life.  Everything has to be the best that it can be, from the location of the wedding to the dress to the ring, so why not have the perfect venue to cap off a day of amazement.  At Renaissance Banquet Hall, we are here for you on the day that matters most.


Social Media Etiquette at Weddings

Facebook logoWhen my wife gave birth to our daughter last week, I updated my Facebook status to, “I’m a daddy!” I was flooded with Likes and congratulatory comments, but one particular response has stuck with me; my cousin said, “It isn’t official unless there are pictures…”

Now take a moment to mull over that comment- not only was I in the delivery room making sure my wife and child were okay, but less than five years ago it would be ridiculous to assume every person had access to:

a)      Wi-Fi internet,

b)      A smart phone, AND

c)      Facebook mobile app

In 2013, though, just saying something is not enough; there must be proof. Because smart phones have become so common, people are expected to take pictures of every aspect of their lives. Continue reading

How to Make Money Hosting Banquet Hall Parties

Most of the events that Renaissance hosts are special parties for family and friends, such as anniversaries, weddings, and birthdays. Occasionally, though, we get third parties who want to sponsor events with cover. Depending on the nature of the event, we will rent out our Los Angeles banquet hall to these businesses.

In reality, any ambitious person could host one of these events. In no way would it be easy, but it is definitely conceivable.

Here are some steps to take if you are interested in earning some extra cash or want to get into the party hosting/planning industry. Continue reading

Hiring An Amateur Wedding Photographer: A True Story

My cousin Clarissa was married in the summer of 2010 while trying to obtain her PhD in physics. Her collegiate career took her through two undergraduate universities and a third for her Masters and Doctorate programs. Although her field of expertise would lead you to believe she hung out with nerdy physicists, she was far more fond of dive bars and artistic, hipster-types- the average Saturday night crowd at half of LA’s popular indie clubs. Continue reading