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The State Club

Raleigh , NC

LOCATION

2450 Alumni Drive
Raleigh, NC US 27606 (map)

PHONE

919-515-0553

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

The State Club, located within the beautiful Park Alumni Center, is a world-class, private dining and social club for members and their guests that boasts impeccable service and... Read more
The State Club, located within the beautiful Park Alumni Center, is a world-class, private dining and social club for members and their guests that boasts impeccable service and exquisite cuisine created by top-rated, award-winning chefs. As a member, you will always find a relaxed, welcoming and elegant ambiance. The service you receive will be impeccable, your favorite drink available, your meal fabulous – and, best of all, you will be among friends who share a deep love of NC State.


The State Club has eight private banquet facilities, all of which are fully equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities. Private rooms may be reserved for meetings, as well as dining and can accommodate up to 350 people. For more information about renting the facility contact our Banquet Director, Wendy Dorman, at wendy@thestateclub.org. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
2006
Describe your venue:
Country / Golf Club
Describe the style of your venue
City, Classic / Traditional, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
6
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
2500
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
60
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Ken
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
We held our daughter's wedding reception here at The State Club, the absolute perfect venue for an NC State graduate! Not only are the facilities among the most beautiful and elegant that you will find anywhere, the quality of the food and service is simply off the chart. We originally thought that The State Club would be out of our budget, but when we compared the total cost of renting other facilities around Raleigh (including renting tables, linens, candles, using restricted catering vendors, etc.), The State Club package was comparably priced. Factor in the outstanding food and service, and I think it was the bargain. Other factors to consider - an abundance of free parking (your guests will appreciate!) and the beautiful & comfortable seating designed specifically to complement the ballroom (no need to rent the expensive and uncomfortable chiavari chairs - trust us, your guests will appreciate this too!). The rental of the facility for a wedding/reception also includes use of the facility for bridal portraits...and it makes a stunning backdrop for these. The Bridal Suite and Groomsmen Room are beautiful and included too. We had about 150 guests, which is the perfect size to be contained in the grand ballroom. But by putting tables upstairs overlooking the ballroom, they can certainly accommodate more. Wendy is fantastic to work with, and the entire staff is so professional and attentive to every detail. And the food...what can I say. Highly recommend the signature country ham biscuits with brown sugar glaze...out of this world! Our guests couldn't stop talking about how good the food was and how nice the wedding and reception were. We heard from several people - "Nicest wedding I have EVER been to." That was not our goal, but surely a supreme compliment! We highly recommend The State Club!
We held our daughter's wedding reception here at The State Club, the absolute perfect venue for an NC State graduate! Not Read more...
We held our daughter's wedding reception here at The State Club, the absolute perfect venue for an NC State graduate! Not only are the facilities among the most beautiful and elegant that you will find anywhere, the quality of the food and service is simply off the chart. We originally thought that The State Club would be out of our budget, but when we compared the total cost of renting other facilities around Raleigh (including renting tables, linens, candles, using restricted catering vendors, etc.), The State Club package was comparably priced. Factor in the outstanding food and service, and I think it was the bargain. Other factors to consider - an abundance of free parking (your guests will appreciate!) and the beautiful & comfortable seating designed specifically to complement the ballroom (no need to rent the expensive and uncomfortable chiavari chairs - trust us, your guests will appreciate this too!). The rental of the facility for a wedding/reception also includes use of the facility for bridal portraits...and it makes a stunning backdrop for these. The Bridal Suite and Groomsmen Room are beautiful and included too. We had about 150 guests, which is the perfect size to be contained in the grand ballroom. But by putting tables upstairs overlooking the ballroom, they can certainly accommodate more. Wendy is fantastic to work with, and the entire staff is so professional and attentive to every detail. And the food...what can I say. Highly recommend the signature country ham biscuits with brown sugar glaze...out of this world! Our guests couldn't stop talking about how good the food was and how nice the wedding and reception were. We heard from several people - "Nicest wedding I have EVER been to." That was not our goal, but surely a supreme compliment! We highly recommend The State Club! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Wendy and The State Club staff! My now husband and I are NCSU almuni and huge fans! My parents are members of the club and so we decided it would be the perfect place for our indoor reception. The club is so gorgeous! Marble, chandeliers, and a grand staircase! Wendy did an absolutely amazing job taking our decorations and decorating the club! We had a close family relative pass away two days before the wedding and Wendy was such a blessing! She is SUCH a joy to work with and makes everything so stress free! The wait staff was so friendly and quick! Everyone at our wedding raved about the food (we had steak and chicken)! Our wedding reception went off without a hitch thanks to Wendy and the staff!
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Wendy and The State Club staff! My now husband and I are NCSU almuni and huge Read more...
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Wendy and The State Club staff! My now husband and I are NCSU almuni and huge fans! My parents are members of the club and so we decided it would be the perfect place for our indoor reception. The club is so gorgeous! Marble, chandeliers, and a grand staircase! Wendy did an absolutely amazing job taking our decorations and decorating the club! We had a close family relative pass away two days before the wedding and Wendy was such a blessing! She is SUCH a joy to work with and makes everything so stress free! The wait staff was so friendly and quick! Everyone at our wedding raved about the food (we had steak and chicken)! Our wedding reception went off without a hitch thanks to Wendy and the staff! Read less
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Delaina
Wedding:
1/31/2014
4.8/5.0
The State Club was the perfect venue for my wedding. My husband and I met at NC State and it was special and meaningful, but also beautiful and classic. The venue's neutral decor, wood, and marble floors, meant it was a perfect backdrop for whatever colors and decorations we added to it. We are both currently serving on active duty in the Army, and I was deployed during the planning process, but Wendy and her team worked with me wonderfully from afar. We were able to keep everything just at our wedding budget, but we also booked before new package pricing was put in place, so as long as you have the budget, it is totally worth it. The food was also spectacular. Our guests raved everything about the venue and food. I couldn't be happier with how it all turned out!
The State Club was the perfect venue for my wedding. My husband and I met at NC State and it was special and meaningful, Read more...
The State Club was the perfect venue for my wedding. My husband and I met at NC State and it was special and meaningful, but also beautiful and classic. The venue's neutral decor, wood, and marble floors, meant it was a perfect backdrop for whatever colors and decorations we added to it. We are both currently serving on active duty in the Army, and I was deployed during the planning process, but Wendy and her team worked with me wonderfully from afar. We were able to keep everything just at our wedding budget, but we also booked before new package pricing was put in place, so as long as you have the budget, it is totally worth it. The food was also spectacular. Our guests raved everything about the venue and food. I couldn't be happier with how it all turned out! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.7/5.0
The State Club was a gorgeous venue. The food was great, the space was beautiful and Wendy, the event coordinator did a FABULOUS job. We had a cocktail reception with 150 people and it was a perfect amount to fill the downstairs without feeling crowded. Wendy and team did a fantastic job of keeping the evening flowing and if there were any issues, I didn't know about it.

The ONLY downside to The State Club is that you have to deal with their Membership Director. We had no problem joining prior to holding our event there, it was an enjoyable experience getting to eat and drink at the restaurant and enjoy the facility prior to our reception, however, Kelly, was horrible to work with. After a few initial emails about joining, we set up a time to meet with her and have her show us the club. Not only did she call out sick that day, but she didn't send us an email to cancel or reschedule and she didn't even acknowledge it after the fact! It ended up working out OK just because we met with Wendy instead (and she was who we would work with for the actual event) but I found that very odd and unprofessional, especially since we were using our lunch hour to meet with her. Aside from that, any other time I had questions about membership etc, Kelly was unfriendly and fairly curt - just not something I expected from The State Club, let alone their Membership Director.

Once you get past the actual membership, everything else at The State Club was fantastic. I can still 100% recommend this venue and fully support Wendy and her banquet staff.
The State Club was a gorgeous venue. The food was great, the space was beautiful and Wendy, the event coordinator did a Read more...
The State Club was a gorgeous venue. The food was great, the space was beautiful and Wendy, the event coordinator did a FABULOUS job. We had a cocktail reception with 150 people and it was a perfect amount to fill the downstairs without feeling crowded. Wendy and team did a fantastic job of keeping the evening flowing and if there were any issues, I didn't know about it.

The ONLY downside to The State Club is that you have to deal with their Membership Director. We had no problem joining prior to holding our event there, it was an enjoyable experience getting to eat and drink at the restaurant and enjoy the facility prior to our reception, however, Kelly, was horrible to work with. After a few initial emails about joining, we set up a time to meet with her and have her show us the club. Not only did she call out sick that day, but she didn't send us an email to cancel or reschedule and she didn't even acknowledge it after the fact! It ended up working out OK just because we met with Wendy instead (and she was who we would work with for the actual event) but I found that very odd and unprofessional, especially since we were using our lunch hour to meet with her. Aside from that, any other time I had questions about membership etc, Kelly was unfriendly and fairly curt - just not something I expected from The State Club, let alone their Membership Director.

Once you get past the actual membership, everything else at The State Club was fantastic. I can still 100% recommend this venue and fully support Wendy and her banquet staff. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
12/28/2013
5.0/5.0
A wonderful venue for my wedding - Wendy was more than accommodating to all our questions and concerns and flexible when it came to bringing our decor in early and setting things up. I hardly noticed the servers at all, but my guests were extremely impressed and keep raving about the event. An elegant, sophisticated venue for any event!
A wonderful venue for my wedding - Wendy was more than accommodating to all our questions and concerns and flexible when Read more...
A wonderful venue for my wedding - Wendy was more than accommodating to all our questions and concerns and flexible when it came to bringing our decor in early and setting things up. I hardly noticed the servers at all, but my guests were extremely impressed and keep raving about the event. An elegant, sophisticated venue for any event! Read less
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Cara
Wedding:
11/1/2013
4.7/5.0
Wendy and the management team at The State Club are terrific... for many reasons. Mainly, to put it simple: they aim to please. The weekend of my wedding, I had decided on a few last minute decorations and seating chart ideas, and without hesitation Wendy was pulling items out of storage to help display my ideas that ended up pulling everything together PERFECTLY. They were so helpful all weekend and truly made us feel like they were there to make sure my day was exactly how I envisioned. My guests were amazed at the quality of service we were provided from the staff walking around at cocktail hour, to the servers at dinner; everthing was superb. I highly recommend The State Club as a venue for your wedding (both ceremony and reception) in the Raleigh area.
Wendy and the management team at The State Club are terrific... for many reasons. Mainly, to put it simple: they aim to Read more...
Wendy and the management team at The State Club are terrific... for many reasons. Mainly, to put it simple: they aim to please. The weekend of my wedding, I had decided on a few last minute decorations and seating chart ideas, and without hesitation Wendy was pulling items out of storage to help display my ideas that ended up pulling everything together PERFECTLY. They were so helpful all weekend and truly made us feel like they were there to make sure my day was exactly how I envisioned. My guests were amazed at the quality of service we were provided from the staff walking around at cocktail hour, to the servers at dinner; everthing was superb. I highly recommend The State Club as a venue for your wedding (both ceremony and reception) in the Raleigh area. Read less
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Carol Gilmore
Wedding:
11/1/2013
5.0/5.0
My daughter got married at the State Club on Friday, November 1, 2013. Everything was perfect!! Perfect event planner, Wendy!! Perfect venue (gorgeous facilities)!! Perfect food!!! Perfect staff!!! Our guests could not stop complimenting us on how nice everything was! We would not change a thing!!!
My daughter got married at the State Club on Friday, November 1, 2013. Everything was perfect!! Perfect event planner, Read more...
My daughter got married at the State Club on Friday, November 1, 2013. Everything was perfect!! Perfect event planner, Wendy!! Perfect venue (gorgeous facilities)!! Perfect food!!! Perfect staff!!! Our guests could not stop complimenting us on how nice everything was! We would not change a thing!!! Read less
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Bonnie
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
All the staff worked very well together to make our event beautiful. They were very flexible and responsive to our needs. I would wholeheartedly recommend this venue to others.
All the staff worked very well together to make our event beautiful. They were very flexible and responsive to our needs. Read more...
All the staff worked very well together to make our event beautiful. They were very flexible and responsive to our needs. I would wholeheartedly recommend this venue to others. Read less
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Justine
Wedding:
6/28/2013
4.9/5.0
We used The State Club for our rehearsal dinner event. Two separate events occurred in the same night, but it felt like one big party! A more intimate dinner was served to family and the bridal party and then wedding guests were invited for a “Soiree” later in the evening for desserts and drinks.
Both events were fantastic! The dinner was held in the Chancellor’s Room upstairs. It is a lovely space for events and gatherings. We had 60 people in attendance and it definitely was the perfect size to hold the dinner. The food was delicious!! Guests kept going back to the buffet for more servings.
The Soiree was held right outside of the Chancellor’s Room in the foyer area above the marble steps. What a beautiful location to mingle and greet guests. The dessert bar was set up for guests to grab something for their sweet tooth. All of the desserts were gone by the end of the night!
We definitely enjoyed our party at The State Club. They were extremely professional and helpful throughout all aspects of planning our Rehearsal Dinner and evening Soiree.
We used The State Club for our rehearsal dinner event. Two separate events occurred in the same night, but it felt like Read more...
We used The State Club for our rehearsal dinner event. Two separate events occurred in the same night, but it felt like one big party! A more intimate dinner was served to family and the bridal party and then wedding guests were invited for a “Soiree” later in the evening for desserts and drinks.
Both events were fantastic! The dinner was held in the Chancellor’s Room upstairs. It is a lovely space for events and gatherings. We had 60 people in attendance and it definitely was the perfect size to hold the dinner. The food was delicious!! Guests kept going back to the buffet for more servings.
The Soiree was held right outside of the Chancellor’s Room in the foyer area above the marble steps. What a beautiful location to mingle and greet guests. The dessert bar was set up for guests to grab something for their sweet tooth. All of the desserts were gone by the end of the night!
We definitely enjoyed our party at The State Club. They were extremely professional and helpful throughout all aspects of planning our Rehearsal Dinner and evening Soiree. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
They were great! Venue was set up beautifully and the events (ceremony and reception) went flawlessly. The food tasted amazing and Wendy and her team had all decorations and items set up exactly the way I imagined. This venue is little high when it comes to rental costs of the actually facility (compared to other places around Raleigh) but the food pricing was very resonable. I would higly recommend The State Club for events!
They were great! Venue was set up beautifully and the events (ceremony and reception) went flawlessly. The food tasted Read more...
They were great! Venue was set up beautifully and the events (ceremony and reception) went flawlessly. The food tasted amazing and Wendy and her team had all decorations and items set up exactly the way I imagined. This venue is little high when it comes to rental costs of the actually facility (compared to other places around Raleigh) but the food pricing was very resonable. I would higly recommend The State Club for events! Read less
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Rose
Wedding:
2/9/2013
5.0/5.0
The State Club is absolutely fantastic! It is a stunningly beautiful venue and the staff is just a dream to work with. I felt like they were just "bending over backwards" to help me and to make sure that everything was just like we wanted. Wendy is just super to work with. She was flexible and accomodating of every request we had. I can't imagine anyone not being thrilled with the outcome if they choose this venue. The food was superb! Todd took care of every detail with this part. We chose a duet plated dinner and I just can't fathom that they served everyone so quickly and that everyone's food was cooked to perfection. I have had unbelievably positive feedback from my guests about the quality of the food. We even had an infant at one table and without being asked, they just catered to their needs. I could not recommend them more highly.
The State Club is absolutely fantastic! It is a stunningly beautiful venue and the staff is just a dream to work with. I Read more...
The State Club is absolutely fantastic! It is a stunningly beautiful venue and the staff is just a dream to work with. I felt like they were just "bending over backwards" to help me and to make sure that everything was just like we wanted. Wendy is just super to work with. She was flexible and accomodating of every request we had. I can't imagine anyone not being thrilled with the outcome if they choose this venue. The food was superb! Todd took care of every detail with this part. We chose a duet plated dinner and I just can't fathom that they served everyone so quickly and that everyone's food was cooked to perfection. I have had unbelievably positive feedback from my guests about the quality of the food. We even had an infant at one table and without being asked, they just catered to their needs. I could not recommend them more highly. Read less
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Jamie
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
We are sooo happy we chose the State Club for our wedding venue. All of our guests said it was the best food and service they had ever had at a wedding. The venue is very elegant and classy. Wendy (the coordinator) was also AWESOME to work with and catered to all of our needs. If you are considering The State Club for your venue be sure to look into it as soon as you can because they book up well in advance.
We are sooo happy we chose the State Club for our wedding venue. All of our guests said it was the best food and service Read more...
We are sooo happy we chose the State Club for our wedding venue. All of our guests said it was the best food and service they had ever had at a wedding. The venue is very elegant and classy. Wendy (the coordinator) was also AWESOME to work with and catered to all of our needs. If you are considering The State Club for your venue be sure to look into it as soon as you can because they book up well in advance. Read less
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chirpchirp
Wedding:
6/9/2012
1.7/5.0
The servers/bartenders were great. The food was okay (more salty than I had ever tasted there before). The club administration has no heart. A family member that was going to contribute a significant portion to our wedding reception had to back out at the last minute because of unexpected health expenses. Things happen out of our control, but we our people of faith and believe that the Lord will make a way. Instead of completely cancelling our event, we decided to soldier on and hope to set up a payment plan for the remaining balance. The club instead told us if we don't pay all now that they would send us to collections. They have no heart about our situation, or the fact that we are more than willing to pay them, just not all at once. I sure hope they never find themselves in a financial bind and have people be so unaccommodating. I am cancelling my membership and would never recommend this place to anybody unless you know 100% that nothing will come up and that you don't mind working with people with no compassion. God bless those who work against us. We will rise above.

In Response to the club: You can continue to lie all you want. I know the truth. I am telling everybody that asks me if it is a good idea to get married there.
The servers/bartenders were great. The food was okay (more salty than I had ever tasted there before). The club Read more...
The servers/bartenders were great. The food was okay (more salty than I had ever tasted there before). The club administration has no heart. A family member that was going to contribute a significant portion to our wedding reception had to back out at the last minute because of unexpected health expenses. Things happen out of our control, but we our people of faith and believe that the Lord will make a way. Instead of completely cancelling our event, we decided to soldier on and hope to set up a payment plan for the remaining balance. The club instead told us if we don't pay all now that they would send us to collections. They have no heart about our situation, or the fact that we are more than willing to pay them, just not all at once. I sure hope they never find themselves in a financial bind and have people be so unaccommodating. I am cancelling my membership and would never recommend this place to anybody unless you know 100% that nothing will come up and that you don't mind working with people with no compassion. God bless those who work against us. We will rise above.

In Response to the club: You can continue to lie all you want. I know the truth. I am telling everybody that asks me if it is a good idea to get married there. Read less
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The State Club responded with the following comments:

We are sorry that you feel this way. The reality of the situation is, you received the final bill and then wanted to discuss a possible payment plan. Most venues require 100% of the bill 30 days before your event even takes place. We sympathize with people who fall on hard times but a wedding reception is a luxury not a right. If you could no longer afford to have a wedding because of financial reasons you should have walked away entirely. Please don't blame our venue who gave you excellent service the entire planning process and day of because you could not afford to pay for services rendered.
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C athy
Wedding:
5/5/2012
0.0/5.0
My daughter and I booked the State Club on April 18,2011 with Wendy providing the deposit for her wedding for May 5,2012. We were reassured by Wendy that we were booked and had contact with her thru email to ask questions thru the following months.On 2-10-12 I sent an email requesting information and later received a call that The State Club was double booked and that my daughter would not be able to have her wedding there. This is 10 months after having it booked and about three months before the wedding. I was given no explanation of when the other person was booked even when I asked for verification. We were offered Sunday but all the venues were booked for Saturday and the church was not available. I never talked to anyone but Wendy.I would have thought someone above her may have contacted us but there seem to be very little concern about our situation. We had to search for a place for the reception 3 months before the wedding. Thank goodness Prestonwood rescued us and it was wonderful. I had seen only good reviews about The State Club so we were so surprised by how we were treated. I still do not know who used The State Club on that day but she must have been very important for the staff to be so dishonest with us. I would not trust The State Club to have my wedding because you may be treated the same way we were if someone more important comes along. I can understand a mistake but not their dishonesty. I know we were booked first and so do they.
My daughter and I booked the State Club on April 18,2011 with Wendy providing the deposit for her wedding for May 5,2012. Read more...
My daughter and I booked the State Club on April 18,2011 with Wendy providing the deposit for her wedding for May 5,2012. We were reassured by Wendy that we were booked and had contact with her thru email to ask questions thru the following months.On 2-10-12 I sent an email requesting information and later received a call that The State Club was double booked and that my daughter would not be able to have her wedding there. This is 10 months after having it booked and about three months before the wedding. I was given no explanation of when the other person was booked even when I asked for verification. We were offered Sunday but all the venues were booked for Saturday and the church was not available. I never talked to anyone but Wendy.I would have thought someone above her may have contacted us but there seem to be very little concern about our situation. We had to search for a place for the reception 3 months before the wedding. Thank goodness Prestonwood rescued us and it was wonderful. I had seen only good reviews about The State Club so we were so surprised by how we were treated. I still do not know who used The State Club on that day but she must have been very important for the staff to be so dishonest with us. I would not trust The State Club to have my wedding because you may be treated the same way we were if someone more important comes along. I can understand a mistake but not their dishonesty. I know we were booked first and so do they. Read less
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Bevsblu1
Wedding:
11/19/2011
5.0/5.0
This reception was so nice, the food so good, the place so beautiful, the staff so wonderful that I felt like we had just dined at the White House!!! More value for your money over any place else. People are still talking about the food.
This reception was so nice, the food so good, the place so beautiful, the staff so wonderful that I felt like we had just Read more...
This reception was so nice, the food so good, the place so beautiful, the staff so wonderful that I felt like we had just dined at the White House!!! More value for your money over any place else. People are still talking about the food. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Grapeape09
Wedding:
11/6/2011
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved everything about the State Club. Wendy the events director is a pleasure to work with.
I absolutely loved everything about the State Club. Wendy the events director is a pleasure to work with.
I absolutely loved everything about the State Club. Wendy the events director is a pleasure to work with. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/29/2011
4.8/5.0
Wendy was a phenomenal help for planning my reception at the State Club. Everytime we met with her we walked away feeling completely at ease that everything would be handled and taken care of. She always responded right away and gave me all of her contact information the week before in case I had any last minute issues/questions. She offered ideas and really guided us through the whole planning process. And she knows her stuff because everything looked fantastic!

The day of the wedding was amazing. My bridesmaids and I got ready in the gorgeous bridal suite. TSC was nice to set up a table for the lunch and champage we brought and had water and glasses ready for us. We had lots of complements about the food and how gorgeous the entire event was. Everything went smoothly and Wendy was there when you needed her but made herself scarce when needed too (the mark of a great coordinator!). I had an amazing time and didn't have to worry about a thing the day of the wedding.

There were a few hiccups - the band jumpstarted the cake (no biggie, we adapted), my fiance and I weren't centered at the headtable behind our centerpiece (I had too much fun to care). But to be honest, that stuff happens and it doesn't make a difference in the end. We feel like the bar tab was a little high and they ran out of our cocktails during the cocktail hour, but that's our only true complaint (apparently our guests enjoyed the cocktails!). We wouldn't change a thing about the venue or the night.

Wendy was amazing and the State Club was beautiful!
Wendy was a phenomenal help for planning my reception at the State Club. Everytime we met with her we walked away feeling Read more...
Wendy was a phenomenal help for planning my reception at the State Club. Everytime we met with her we walked away feeling completely at ease that everything would be handled and taken care of. She always responded right away and gave me all of her contact information the week before in case I had any last minute issues/questions. She offered ideas and really guided us through the whole planning process. And she knows her stuff because everything looked fantastic!

The day of the wedding was amazing. My bridesmaids and I got ready in the gorgeous bridal suite. TSC was nice to set up a table for the lunch and champage we brought and had water and glasses ready for us. We had lots of complements about the food and how gorgeous the entire event was. Everything went smoothly and Wendy was there when you needed her but made herself scarce when needed too (the mark of a great coordinator!). I had an amazing time and didn't have to worry about a thing the day of the wedding.

There were a few hiccups - the band jumpstarted the cake (no biggie, we adapted), my fiance and I weren't centered at the headtable behind our centerpiece (I had too much fun to care). But to be honest, that stuff happens and it doesn't make a difference in the end. We feel like the bar tab was a little high and they ran out of our cocktails during the cocktail hour, but that's our only true complaint (apparently our guests enjoyed the cocktails!). We wouldn't change a thing about the venue or the night.

Wendy was amazing and the State Club was beautiful! Read less
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MMM
Wedding:
9/25/2010
5.0/5.0
I was very happy with every aspect of the reception! Wendy was WONDERFUL to work with. She was very reliable, patient and organized. The food and service were amazing and the whole night was fabulous!! I would not have changed anything.
I was very happy with every aspect of the reception! Wendy was WONDERFUL to work with. She was very reliable, patient and Read more...
I was very happy with every aspect of the reception! Wendy was WONDERFUL to work with. She was very reliable, patient and organized. The food and service were amazing and the whole night was fabulous!! I would not have changed anything. Read less
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meredithl618
Wedding:
5/22/2010
5.0/5.0
The State Club was the perfect location for us to have our wedding reception. We could not be happier with how everything turned out. Wendy and her staff were phenomenal in the planning process. I had a lot of specific ideas for the reception and Wendy was very detail-oriented and executed them perfectly. They made the wedding day and reception flow smoothly and took care of our every need.

Every person that I have talked to after our wedding was so impressed by the building and staff's attentiveness. Everything... the food, drinks, service, etc, was wonderful. We are so thankful that we chose TSC for our wedding!
The State Club was the perfect location for us to have our wedding reception. We could not be happier with how everything Read more...
The State Club was the perfect location for us to have our wedding reception. We could not be happier with how everything turned out. Wendy and her staff were phenomenal in the planning process. I had a lot of specific ideas for the reception and Wendy was very detail-oriented and executed them perfectly. They made the wedding day and reception flow smoothly and took care of our every need.

Every person that I have talked to after our wedding was so impressed by the building and staff's attentiveness. Everything... the food, drinks, service, etc, was wonderful. We are so thankful that we chose TSC for our wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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amylowe22
Wedding:
10/10/2009
5.0/5.0
The service was great.
The service was great.
The service was great. Read less
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StateGirl
Wedding:
11/29/2008
5.0/5.0
One word describes Wendy - AMAZING!!! Having our wedding at The State Club was an absolute dream. We could not have dreamed of a more wonderful venue. The location was absolutely gorgous and decked out in christmas decorations. Wendy was the best event coordinator, she walked us through all of our options and was fully available during the whole planning process. People are still talking about how awesome the reception was 7 months after the event.
One word describes Wendy - AMAZING!!! Having our wedding at The State Club was an absolute dream. We could not have Read more...
One word describes Wendy - AMAZING!!! Having our wedding at The State Club was an absolute dream. We could not have dreamed of a more wonderful venue. The location was absolutely gorgous and decked out in christmas decorations. Wendy was the best event coordinator, she walked us through all of our options and was fully available during the whole planning process. People are still talking about how awesome the reception was 7 months after the event. Read less
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