Essenential facts about Pittsburgh's Grand Hall
Does the Grand Hall prepare its own food?
The Grand Hall's chefs, Michael Henney and Pete Phillipy, have a combined 50 years of culinary experience and prepare all of the food served at the Grand Hall. Michael and Pete are at every event, and with resumes that include stints as the Hyehold Restaurant and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, the food offered by the Grand Hall is unmatched by any other banquet facility in Western Pennsylvania.
Does the Grand Hall offer childrens’ meals?
Yes, the Grand Hall has a variety of food choices for children.
How many people can the Grand Hall accommodate?
With approximately 6,000 square feet of floor space, the Grand Hall can accommodate approximately 350 guests for a seated event (including a dance floor) and more than 500 for a cocktail-style event.
Is a 50 person event too small for the Grand Hall?
Absolutely not! With thoughtful room arrangement, the Grand Hall can accommodate groups as small as 35 people without the guests feeling overwhelmed by the size of the room. Please note though, that for high demand days the Grand Hall does have certain spending minimums.
Does the Grand Hall have a liquor license?
The Grand Hall is a fully licensed facility, and serves a wide variety of wines, beers and liquors. In addition our management and wait staff have been trained in the Responsible Alcohol Managment Program provided by the PLCB
Does the Grand Hall offer Audio/Visual equipment?
The Grand Hall has a well-tuned sound system for both speakers or background music. The Grand Hall also has available an LCD projector, AV Cart, and large screen.
Does the Grand Hall have wifi access?
Yes. The entire hall is equipped for wireless internet access. In addition, the Grand Hall has one hard wired internet port for use by a speaker or presenter. There is no charge for internet access.
Is there any fee for parking?
No there is no separate fee for parking or for valet service, if applicable.
Does the organ work?
No, unfortunately the organ of the former St. Mary’s Church, which is still intact and which was donated to the church in 1912 with the assistance of Andrew Carnegie, is no longer operable.