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Powel Crosley Estate
8374 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Your wedding
at the
Congratulations. Not only on your upcoming wedding, but also on nding its perfect
location: the historic Powel Crosley Estate.
Imagine your event amid the grandeur of a bygone era. You and your guests will walk in the
footsteps of the titans of America’s Roaring 20s, as your event creates a history all its own.
This is where fairytales come true, in the area’s most impressive venue, on the shimmering
shores of Sarasota Bay.
Here, every view oers stunning scenes, creating picturesque memories of a lifetime.
Whether your guest list is 20 or 1,000, you’ll nd the Crosley easily adapts to become the
perfect setting. Indoors, outdoors, from intimate dinners to gala weddings and receptions,
all you need for the perfect aair is all in one place.
Come discover the area’s most impressive venue and all you need for the most perfect
event possible.
1st Floor
Basic Rental
$2500 | Monday - Thursday | Noon - 11pm
$4000 | Friday or Sunday | Noon - 11pm
$5000 | Saturday | Noon - 11pm
1st Floor & Bayside Lawn
Full Rental
$3200 | Monday - Thursday | Noon - 11pm
$4700 | Friday or Sunday | Noon - 11pm
$5700 | Saturday | Noon - 11pm
Layout & Rental Information
Business Meetings
$750 | One room non-exclusive use of the estate between 7 am - 11 pm | 8 Hours Max
Available 4 months in advance of event date, excludes Great Room.
$1500 | Exclusive use of the estate between 7am - 11pm | 8 Hours Max
Available 4 months in advance of event date.
See important information & frequently asked questions for food & beverage information.
The Great Room
First Floor
Second Floor
Rentals include all public areas on the 1st & 2nd oors, six restrooms (upstairs & down), patio & pavilion
Romantic Ceremony Locations
The gracious ambiance of the Powel Crosley Estate oers several beautiful outdoor locations
for your ceremony. For a more intimate setting, an indoor ceremony in the Great Room of the
mansion is available. Depending upon your ceremony location, your grand entrance can be
down the second story staircase or around the estate.
Your Entrance The Loggia
The Bayside Lawn
The Pavilion
The Great Room
Romantic Reception Locations
On the Bay Reception
The Bay Side Pavilion
Elegant Interiors
The Powel Crosley lawn overlooks the Sarasota Bay with spectacular sunsets &
romantic star lit dining.
Another bay side, intimate setting in the covered shade.
The Great Room oers an intimate dining reception with grand vintage decór.
Additional guest seating is available in the dining room & library.
Your Day Begins
Bridal Suite Groom Suite
A private bridal suite for on-site
wedding preparations.
Your groom and his groomsmen are safely
tucked away on the second oor getting ready.
Your Guest Arrive
Portico Entrance Bay Side Entrance
The grand entrance through the estate’s
Great Room with views of the bay.
Guests walk down a tree-lined pathway
to the bay front lawn: a perfect location
to add pre-ceremony musicians.
Mattison’s Catering
As Bradenton and Sarasota’s premier, award-winning
wedding and event caterer, Mattison’s Catering oers a
full range of services, ideas and planning to make your
dream wedding a reality! Attention to detail is one of the
hallmarks of a Mattison’s wedding – if it is important to
you, it is essential to us!
Our certied wedding and event planners are
experienced professionals and are available for
full-service wedding planning or to assist your
wedding coordinator with: custom menus,
owers, photographers, entertainment,
timelines/itineraries, linens, settings,
decorations, and more to ensure your event is
worry free. Our dedicated wedding planners
are available through the entire planning
process and on your wedding day!
Full Range of Services
Our team can manage everything from elegant
family gatherings and full-service wedding
receptions to simple party platters for a bridal/
groom event or post-wedding brunch.
Any Size Event
Our motto of “Once in a lifetime
every time”, reects the commitment
of our team of highly skilled and
experienced professionals to the
success of your event. We handle
every little detail for you!
Our Motto
Picturesque outdoor venue
Gazebo at sunset, Powel Crosley Estate
Professional and friendly staff
Mattison’s Offerings
Mattison’s is dedicated to oering world-class cuisine with exceptional service.
Full-service catering
Professional, experienced, award-winning sta
Customized menus
Locally sourced, sustainable, hormone and
antibiotic free menu items, including never-ever
products and in-house, made-from-scratch items
Certied wedding and event planning services
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Unique menu items
Elegant settings and décor
Top-quality menu item choices
Milan Catering
and Event Design
Milan Catering, a chef-owned and operated catering
company, has been an all-inclusive Crosley caterer
and wedding planning company since 2010.
Imagine perfection!
Once again, Milan Catering was voted the
Best of 2019 by The Knot and Weddingwire in
catering and wedding planning! Our consistent
ve-star performance at the Crosley is your
assurance that your wedding or event will be
awless. Join our hundreds of delighted Crosley
clients at this spectacular venue.
Best of 2019
Because Milan Catering’s professional
chefs are always on site in our mobile kitchens,
we can oer elegant Guest Choice Tableside
(no dinner RSVPs needed) and Family Style
service with menus that are delicious and
served at the right temperature.
Unique Menus and Styles
Milan Catering’s wedding and event
planning division, the Tampa and Sarasota
Wedding Gallery, oers planning, styling
and day of coordination. Visit our exclusive
Crosley design showroom with details at
Styling and Planning
Austin Trenholm Photography
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Milan Catering and Event Design
Milan’s Prices & Offerings
Milan Catering’s oerings are all-inclusive wedding and event packages so every detail is on
the proposal. Telling your love story by adding a unique element in service, décor or menus is
always an option as well.
Executive Chef Roberta
941.312.0000 | 727.317.3500
Prices subject to change without notice.
Silver Package $55 per person
Gold Package $72 per person
Platinum Package $98 per person
Bar Service starting at $24 per person
Day of Wedding Coordination $875
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All packages include:
• Set-up and Post Event Clean-up
(service starts from ceremony to
end of reception)
• Professional Chefs On Site
• Senior Event Manager and
Venue Event Sta
• Venue Commission
Rentals included:
• Gold Chiavari Chairs
• Sweetheart + Cake Table
• Matte Linens + Napkins
• China Dinnerware
• Silver Flatware
• Café Bulbs Over Patio
Silver Package
• Four and a Half Hours of Service
• Three Butlered Appetizers
• Organic Mixed Green Salad
• Served Duet
Gold Package
• Five Hours of Service
• Five Butlered Appetizers
• Guest Choice Tableside (no dinner
RSVPs needed) or Family Style
• Organic Mixed Green Salad for
Guest Choice Tableside
Platinum Package
• Six Hours of Service
• Six Butlered Appetizers
• Guest Choice Tableside (no dinner
RSVPs needed), Family Style or
Walking Reception (around the
world cuisines)
• Three Desserts or Late-Night Bites
Beverages + Spirits
• Non-Alcoholic $8.95 Per Person
• Wine + Beer $24 Per Person
• Wine + Beer + Spirits $28
Per Person
• Champagne Toast $4 Per Person
“Telling your love story with
our unique menus + services.”
– Roberta Montelione,
Chef and Owner
PIER 22 Catering
Voted best Manatee caterer Bradenton Herald (2017, 2018)
& Herald Tribune (2017, 2018, 2019), PIER 22 Catering
brings their award-winning scratch kitchen and hospitality
sta to the idyllic Sarasota Bay lagoon and Powel Crosley Estate!
Special Events & Catering
PIER 22 event and culinary professionals,
directed by chef Greg Campbell, bring
together imaginative culinary artistry and
innovative cooking methods to create stunning
food presentations! Your designated event
coordinator will work with you to design a menu
that ts your wedding timeline and budget,
anticipates guests’ tastes and special dietary
needs while maintaining exquisite visual appeal.
Delight the Senses
Hospitality team members take style and service
seriously. Professional banquet servers and
bar sta put the focus on you and your guests!
Waiter responsibilities include the following:
Set up linen, napkins, china, atware, etc.
Serve and rell beverages, including alcohol
Deliver plated food, pass appetizers and
rell buets
Cut and serve your wedding cake
Clear tables
Post-wedding or event cleanup
PIER 22 is committed to providing couples
with an authentic, personalized experience.
Every new bride or groom is assigned
a professional catering coordinator that
will walk you through space planning,
tablescaping, event design, menu creation,
wine and specialty cocktail selections and
day-of organization!
Exceptional Client Service
PIER 22 Cheese, Fruit & Vegetable Display
PIER 22/Jeremy Scott Catering Wedding Sta
PIER 22/Jeremy Scott Tablescaping
Jillian Price
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From passed, plated, family-style or buet options, it’s your day, your way! PIER 22 oers
customizable, bespoke menus that allow couples the chance to incorporate one another’s style,
culture and personality. You can even tailor your selections to harmonize with your wedding theme,
colors and vibe.
Food & Beverage: Packages begin
at $26 per guest (signicantly less than
the national average of $70 per person)
and include full dinner—plated or buet
including salads, entrées and coee
service. Bar pricing ranges from $21 to
$32 per person or can be billed based
on consumption. Menu tastings are
available for a modest cost which is
credited back toward your deposit
at booking.
Staff: An experienced group of venue
coordinators, servers, bartenders and
culinary professionals will help make
your wedding day a complete success!
Rentals: Your wedding at the stylish
and enchanting Crosley Estate would
not be complete without swank rentals
to match! We’ll help you set the scene
with the essentials like linens, tents,
china, atware and oral as well as
specialty decor such as side tables,
candelabras, mirrors, props, lounge
furniture, chocolate fountains and more!
Serving Styles: PIER 22 will work with
you to plan your menu and serving
style(s) from popular options like...
Plated Lunch / Dinner
Buet Brunch / Lunch / Dinner
What’s Included
“We’re real Florida foodies,
preparing meals from
scratch and using fresh
quality ingredients.”
– Greg Campbell, Executive Chef
PIER 22 Prices & Offerings
Post Wedding Brunch Buffet: Passed or station apps (3),
guest choice of salad (2), guest choice of entrée (5), coee,
juice and tea included (starting at $26 per person).
Plated Menu: Pre-set salad (1) and guest choice of entrée
(3) (starting at $30 per person).
Family Style: Passed or station apps (3), pre-set salads
(2), entrée selections (3) (starting at $34 per person).
Cocktail Hour: Hosted, open, cash-bar, or signature
cocktail (billed on consumption or starting at $21 per
person) and passed appetizers (priced $1.50-$3 per piece).
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PIER 22 Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp
Cuisines Offered:
Special Diet/
No Pork
Wedding Cakes
Puff ‘n Stuff Catering
For more than 38 years, Pu ‘n Stu Catering has perfected
the events that matter most: yours. With everything from
creative cuisine, to custom menus and friendly service, our
quality translates into true value.
No matter what shape your event takes, we can
do it all: plated meals, chef bars, buets, and
passed service are our specialty. While we are
happy to oer you selections from our menus, it
is our pleasure to create a custom menu tailored
perfectly to your taste.
We oer a variety of gourmet cuisine, including
American, ethnic, and vegetarian/vegan, and
can accommodate any dietary restriction with
ease. We also oer full-service bar and beverage
In over 38 years of business, our team
has been consistently rated as the most
requested caterer on Florida’s West Coast.
Let us show you why!
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Grazing Station
Chef Attended Risotto Station
Seared Scallop on Corn Relish
Puff ‘n Stuff ‘s Prices & Offerings
Prices subject to change without notice.
Buet Dinner from $54 per person
Plated Dinner from $57 per person
Beverage and Bar from $18.50 per person
Grazing Station from $10.00 per person
Butler Passed Enhancements $11 per person
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“Puff ‘n Stuff has built an
unsurpassed reputation
for our quality and service.”
– Warren Dietel
Sunset Shrimp with Margarita Pipette
Catering to aairs of all sizes, including rehearsal dinners, brunches and wedding receptions,
our expert sta provides professional service with a personal touch. For your wedding
reception, you may select either a buet display or plated service style. Menu enhancements
and custom options are available.
All packages include:
• Cocktail hour bar service
• Choice of salad, Artisan breads,
Entrées (select 2), and Sides
(select 2)
• Pre-set water
• Complete place setting with china
and atware
• Cake cutting service
• Champagne toast service
Buffet Dinner
Place settings, grazing station, buet
display, pre-set water, coee station,
and sta. Your menu choice includes
the grazing station, two salads, fresh
bread, one starch, one vegetable, and
choice of entrée.
Plated Dinner
Place settings, pre-set water, coee
station, and sta. Your menu choice
includes one salad, fresh bread, one
starch, one vegetable, and choice of
Beverage and Bar
All bar packages include Fortessa
stemware, soft drinks, mixers, a bar
with all necessary serving equipment
and Pu ‘n Stu Catering liquor
liability insurance. Wine pairing
suggestions available upon request.
Grazing Station
Station included in the Buet Dinner
menu. It may be incorporated as a
stand-alone station or into the buet.
May be added as an enhancement to
the plated dinner menu.
License Agreement Request Form wedding and receptions Crosley Estate R-19-003 09/18/19
Today’s Date _______________ Rental date(s) requested ___________________________ Type of event ___________________
Move-in time _______________ * Event Start/End _____________________________ Complete move-out _________________ *
* This must include move in and move out for all vendors. Extensive lighting and/or a tent may require several additional hours.
Engaged Couple’s Names _______________________________________________________________________________________
Space requested ______ 1
Floor + 2
Floor Common Areas ______ Grounds(lawn) (See #2 for more information)
Caterer selected ____ Yes ____ No If yes, please list ________________________________________________________________
For businesses and organizations
Legal Name of Organization _____________________________________________________________________________________
* Florida Sales Tax Exemption certificate required at time of license agreement is prepared for exemption
For individuals
Applicant’s full name __________________________________________________________________________________________
Note Joint agreements with “and” will require signatures of both parties
Address for individuals and organizations
Address ____________________________________________ City _________________ State _________ Zip _________________
Primary phone (___)______________ Secondary phone (___)______________ Email ______________________________________
Contact Person (Event or Wedding Planner is suggested as the contact person)
This person will be called for information and can authorize charges on you or your organization’s behalf.
Name _____________________________________ Relationship to Licensee _____________________________________________
Address ___________________________________________ City _________________ State _________ Zip ___________________
Primary phone (___)______________ Secondary phone (___)______________ Email ______________________________________
Authorization for verification of Space Utilization History, Bank Account Records, Credit Report and Public Records.
I hereby authorize the release of Convention/Conference/Meeting Space Utilization History, Bank Account Records, Credit Report and Public
Records whether by telephone, fax, photo copy or original to Crosley Estate. I agree to hold harmless Crosley Estate and all providers of
information on the prospective licensee described above. I hereby covenant and warrant that the information provided on this Application is true
and accurate. Any resulting contract shall be voidable by the Center if this information is shown to be false or inaccurate. The Crosley Estate
reserves the right to review and approve applicants and events to determine their acceptability for the facility. Completion of a written contract
is required to secure your rights.
License Agreement
Request Form
Wedding Reception
License Agreement Request Form wedding and receptions Crosley Estate R-19-003 09/18/19
Important Crosley Estate Contract Highlights
Please initial all boxes
1. _____ Standard Rental hours are from 12pm until 11pm. Additional hours are available for rent at $250 per each additional hour. Additional
hours must be listed in the initial license agreement or added by addendum. Hours not listed at the time of contracting may not be available
later. Unscheduled additional hours are charged at time and a half. Please make sure you have contracted enough time for ALL vendors
including deliveries to move in and out. Large tents can take several hours.
2. _____ Guaranteeing Space and Refunds - Space is not guaranteed until a license agreement is signed by both parties. Cancellations less than
six months prior to the event date are not eligible for refunds.
3. _____ Rental space 1
Floor + 2
Floor Common Areas include all public areas of the first floor (great room, dining room, library, breakfast
nook, bride’s room and public restrooms); and public areas of the 2
floor (the balcony, ship room, groom’s room and public restrooms); plus,
the patio and pavilion. There are locked rooms upstairs used for storage that are not included.
Grounds or Lawn refers to the bayside lawn. Set up of equipment including tables, chairs, etc. on the bayside lawn will be considered
“rental” and will incur additional charges.
4. _____ Rehearsal For $100, rehearsals of up to two hours in length may be scheduled. If scheduled on a Manatee County holiday the rate
increases to $500 for up to two hours in length. A rehearsal time may be requested at 60 days prior to the event and will be confirmed for
availability no more than 30 days prior to the event. Rehearsal times are based on availability of the facility. Food service during rehearsal is
not permitted. Rehearsals are intended as a practice for the wedding ceremony. They are a non-exclusive use and showings, or other business
may be taking place during rehearsals. Rehearsals do not take precedence over a contracted, scheduled event.
5. _____ Liability insurance is required on all events. Insurance requirements will be provided in your License Agreement. Sources will be
provided to you to purchase insurance.
6. _____ Catering Powel Crosley Estate has multiple in-house caterers to provide your food and beverage service. These in-house caterers
work closely with the Crosley staff and fully understand the rules of the facility. The Caterer must handle rentals (including linens and tents)
and will pay a commission to the Crosley Estate. You may handle the handle entertainment, limos, clothing and flowers. Referrals may be
available from the in-house caterers as well.
7. _____ Alcohol Service - Powel Crosley Estate or its designee has an exclusive right to provide and handle all alcohol service. You cannot bring
in personal alcohol to the building. Donated alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Liquor cannot be removed from the premises. Alcohol
pricing will be applied at the prevailing rate in effect at the time of the event.
8. _____ Equipment - The following equipment will be available: 20 60” round tables, 12 8’ tables and 4-6’ tables. Set up and tear down of
this equipment will be the responsibility of the caterer as per our agreement with them.
9. _____ Not Permitted Sparklers, sky lanterns, fireworks or other things projected into the air are not permitted on the facility property. Live
rose petals are not permitted. Drones are not permitted by the FAA due to airport proximity.
10. _____ Deliveries and site visits - The Estate is not an open facility. Site Visits and deliveries must be scheduled in advance. Deliveries must be
received and removed the day of the event. Please plan with your caterer and vendors to adhere to this policy.
11. _____ Payments - Estimated balance of charges, per your pre-event invoice, will be due no less than two weeks prior to the event. Payments
can be made through the online payment portal via our website “make payment”. Checks are not accepted less than 30 days prior to event.
All charges must be paid in advance. A final invoice will be issued following the event showing all charges and credits to the account.
12. _____ The weather in Florida can be unpredictable. It is suggested you have “Plan B” in place with your caterer.
13. IMPORTANT The business office will retain your file with signed license agreement until approximately two months prior to the event. At
that time an Advance Form will be emailed to you for completion. This is the starting point of your coordination journey for you and the
Crosley Estate.
Signing this confirms you have read and understood this information and that you will pass this on to those involved in the planning of your
event. Retain a copy of this request form for your records.
Signature _____________________________________________________________ Date _____________________________________
Return this application to Crosley Estate, Attn. Business Office, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto, Florida 34221
Fax to 941-729-1820
Below is a list of our frequently asked questions to help you prepare for your event. If you have any additional
questions, please contact our sales office.
The Crosley Estate Sales Office is at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Blvd,
Palmetto, Florida 34221,, 941-722-3244, ext. 3987; front desk extension 0 and is open
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
How do I tour the Powel Crosley Estate?
Contact our sales office for available dates and times for an
appointment only, self-guided site visit.
Are prices negotiable?
No. They are preset.
When are deposits due?
One third (1/3) of the rent is due with the signed agreement and the balance is due six
months prior to the event. Total of known charges is due ten days prior to the event taking place.
What forms of payment do you accept?
Through our on-line payment portal, we accept all major credit cards.
Checks are not accepted less than 21 days prior to the event.
Is the Crosley Estate ADA compliant?
Yes. We have a small elevator that goes to all floors as well as several
ramps for scooters, wheelchairs, etc. We highly recommend guests with mobility issues always use the lifts and
not the stairs.
What is the capacity of the outdoor space at the Crosley Estate?
The Bayside Lawn can host up to a
1,000-person banquet. Large parties need additional advanced planning. The pavilion seats 74 people for a
ceremony and 50 for a seated dinner.
What is the sales tax?
Manatee County Sales Tax is 7% although the room tax is slightly lower.
Are tables and chairs available?
We provide 20-60” round tables, 12-8’ tables, and 4-6tables at no cost. Your
caterer is responsible for set up and tear down if used.
What caterer can I use?
We have four full service in-house caterers that will provide all food and beverage
services for your special event. Our catering partners have been hand selected through an extensive purchasing
process and are very familiar with the guidelines of the Crosley Estate. Self-catering is not permitted.
* FULL DISCLOSURE: The Crosley Estate does require the in-house caterers to pay a commission to the facility for every
event, which is an industry standard practice.
What rental items are required to be handled by the caterer?
Tents, lighting, linens, tables, chairs, furniture,
and dance floors are required to be handled by the caterer. The only rental exceptions are listed below.
What rental items are not required to be handled by the caterer?
Transportation (limos, carriages, etc),
flowers, formal wear or clothing, cakes, all entertainment, photographer/videographer and wedding planners.
Can I bring in my old family linens or some of my own decorations?
That is between you and the caterer.
Often home-made or heirloom decorations are used. The facility is not responsible for any items left behind.
Do you provide wedding planners?
The Crosley Estate does not provide wedding planners and does not
maintain a list of local wedding planners. Our in-house caterers can provide planning services.
Can I bring in my boat or arrive by boat?
Yes. The Powel Crosley Estate offers a large, deep water boat
basin for docking and can provide you with the Nautical Navigation instructions.
Can I have live music or a DJ?
Basic power is available for bands, string quartets, DJ’s, etc. However, you will
need to communicate specific power needs with your facility representative. You must also follow specific decibel
guidelines per county ordinances. The Crosley Estate is in a residential area.
Can I hang lanterns, chandeliers from the trees?
Yes, speak with your caterer.
What kinds of flowers are allowed at the Powel Crosley Estate?
Anything other than live red rose petals is
permitted for use at the facility. Rose petals leave behind stains and can damage the historic facility. Silk flowers
should only be used in a controlled environment and must be removed.
Can we put our name on the marquee by US 41?
We do not publish our private events on the marquee.
That tree is in my way. Can it be removed?
No, we do not change landscaping.
What can we use for the wedding reception toss?
Birdseed, Biodegradable items, and rice are not permitted
as they are hard to clean up and can be unsafe for guests to walk on. Alternatives could be bubbles or larger,
easier items to clean up like mini beach balls, glow sticks, or streamers. Dried herbs kept in little bags can also
be used; noise-based items such as tambourines, maracas, or bells can be used. Crosley Estate staff clean-up
will result in additional charges.
Why can’t I have Sky Lanterns or drones?
The facility is in the flight pattern of the Sarasota Bradenton
International Airport. Regulations do not allow anything to be released in the air including birds, balloons and
especially sky lanterns. The FAA prohibits drones in our proximity to the airport.
Can I have professional fireworks brought in?
Yes, professional fireworks can be set off from a floating barge
off property using a licensed pyrotechnic company. You must alert your Facility Representative.
Are candles allowed?
All candles must be in a container and the top of the flame must be below the top of the
container. Unity candles are permitted during the ceremony only.
Are sparklers allowed?
Sparklers are not allowed at the Crosley.
Can we use the showers at the Powel Crosley Estate?
Plan ahead with designated drivers.
Cars are occasionally left overnight, however the property is not open 24
hours and may not be open the following day for pickup. You may want to consider hiring a car service in
advance to assist your guests.
When can we rehearse?
Non-exclusive use rehearsals are confirmed 30 days prior to your event by your event
manager. We will do our best to work in a time that works for you and your guests around other activities going
on at the venue. There may be other guests on the property during your rehearsal.