HISTORIC VENUE RECEIVES $300,000 MAKEOVER
Refreshed Iconic Ballroom is Ideal for Weddings, Corporate Events, Galas and Social Events
Butler’s Pantry, the exclusive caterer for The Coronado, is pleased to announce a $300,000 facelift to the facility. Improvements to the historic venue, located at 3701 Lindell Boulevard, include new flooring, fresh paint, lighting, drapery, tables and chairs, updated event space, cocktail bars and more.
Lavish Schonbek chandeliers in the South Ballroom, modernized LED lighting for the Grand Ballroom and custom drapery between the South Ballroom and Grand Ballroom are three of the major improvements. With this new drapery, the area can accommodate both intimate gatherings and large events.
The removal of carpet in The Bradshaw Room unveiled an original terrazzo floor. Carpet tiles have been installed in a harlequin pattern, mimicking the authentic terrazzo floor in the Ballroom, as an ode to the building’s history and charm. The Bradshaw Room boasts an LCD projection screen and accommodates up to 130 guests.
“It has been a privilege working on this historic venue,” said Richard Nix Jr., President of Butler’s Pantry. “We pride ourselves in our attention to detail and our top priority was to refresh the remarkable features of this cherished landmark.”
Local experts assisted with the project, including Commercial Installation Construction; independent architectural designer, Mark Herman; Flooring Systems Inc.; Sunshine Drapery & Interior Design; PayneCrest Electric; Edward Simon Painting Company; and Aries Company.
The building, built in 1926 by Preston Bradshaw, received an extravagant renovation in 2003. Restorations included a breathtaking barrel-vaulted Ballroom, state-of-the-art kitchen facilities, illuminating floor tiles and a majestic Grand Lobby with a large stone fireplace. The 10,000-square-foot Ballroom hosts one of the few remaining terrazzo floors in the United States.
Butler’s Pantry, a second-generation business founded in 1966, is the exclusive caterer at The Coronado. To host your event at the refreshed venue, please call 314.881.4346.
About Butler’s Pantry
Butler’s Pantry provides innovative and creative catering services for corporate functions, social events, NFP galas and weddings of all sizes. Located in Lafayette Square, Palladium Saint Louis is their premier event venue, accommodating up to 400 seated or 700 standing. Bixby’s, the public restaurant located on the second floor of the Missouri History Museum, serves lunch daily and Sunday brunch. With a focus on Dining with Local Influence, Bixby’s was voted one of “America’s Best” museum restaurants by Travel + Leisure. Butler’s Pantry also operates Café Madeleine, serving French-inspired Sunday brunch in the Piper Palm House in Tower Grove Park, the oldest greenhouse west of the Mississippi River. The newest brand opened in spring of 2013: Piccione Pastry is the only late-night Italian pastry shop of its kind in the St. Louis area, featuring single-serve Italian desserts and rich Italian coffees. www.butlerspantry.com