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Recommended Vendors

You may use any caterer, florist, photographer, band or other vendor you would like. Below you will find a list of vendors we know and trust. They have experience working at Forge Valley Event Center. They can help make your event a success.

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Recommended Vendors

Contact us to learn more about our recommended vendor list. We look forward to working with you and the vendor you choose to make your day special! Choose from the options below to see each category.

Photography

Jennifer Burrell Photography

Photos are meant to capture special moments in your life; a wedding, your senior year of high school, an engagement, family time… When you hire a photographer, you want someone who will pay attention to detail and capture all of that; who will understand why the moment is important with the skill to portray those memories beautifully. Jennifer Burrell loves what she does and considers each clients a friend.


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Cakes and Catering

The Blind Pig

The Blind Pig offers full catering services both big and small for your reception, social gala, or corporate party as well as completely personalized and custom catering and events planning by professionally trained, talented and highly experienced staff. They also offer a delivery service of catering trays including breakfast, lunch and dinner items.
828-575-2724
catering@blindpigofasheville.com


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Ingles Chef's Kitchen

The Chef’s Kitchen is a full service catering service with gourmet selections and impeccable service, capable of handling your catering needs. With an emphasis on the freshest ingredients and extraordinary culinary talent. The Chef’s Kitchen takes any event and makes it extra special.


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Fresh As Can Bee Catering & Cakes by Mandy

Let Fresh As Can Bee Catering help you make any event, large or small, stress free. All you have to do is show up hungry! The freshest local homegrown produce available served buffet style. Great tasting, home-style food that never disappoints. Not a lot of glitz and glamour, but a whole lot of glory!
Mandy Wood, the baking and pastry chef at Fresh As Can Bee Catering provides made-from-scratch wedding cakes and cakes and cupcakes for any and all occasions. You have to try her Cheerwine Red Velvet cake! Everything is delivered and set up for you at your event. No worries!
828-545-0969


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Sweet Promises Wedding Cakes

At Sweet Promises, we understand how important your wedding day is and we “Promise” to give you the personal service you deserve. All of our cakes are baked fresh, using the finest ingredients. You may choose from our many designs or we can create the cake of your dreams using your own ideas.
828-670-1549


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Twisted Laurel

From a small back yard party to a lunch meeting to a wedding reception, Twisted Laurel can do it all. They will work with your vision, taste and budget, then plan, cook, deliver, set up and even stay to serve.
828-515-4151


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Dining Innovations Catering

Dining Innovations Catering makes planning your wedding or other event a highly personable experience. We do whatever we can to translate our fervor for execution into a masterpiece fit for you and your guests. Whether you are hosting an elegant, plated Gala or a Southern backyard BBQ, we will go above and beyond in order to leave you at ease throughout the process.
828-210-2220


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Joyful Times Bakery

Cakes, Cupcakes, Cake Pops and Wedding Cakes
30 years experienced cake decorator and baker. 5 years as a Wilton Instructor. Specializing in Themed Parties for Birthdays, Anniversaries and Baby Showers. Try our Gourmet Cake Flavors: Chocolate Amaretto with Raspberry filling, Pink Lemonade with Cream Cheese filling, Orange Pineapple cake with Pineapple filling, Coconut Custard and many more.
Lannette Wilson, Owner
828-778-6522


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Callies Confections

Callie’s Confections provides custom, made-to-order cakes and other desserts. We specialize in beautiful, delicious wedding and birthday cakes, pound cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies. Callie’s Confections uses only high quality ingredients such as fresh, sweet cream butter, whipped cream, pure vanilla extract, locally grown berries and fruits, top quality chocolates and nuts which make our cakes and other desserts unforgettably delicious. Our beautifully decorated wedding and birthday cakes will help make your event memorable and delicious!
828-712-2373


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Ugly Pig BBQ

Ugly Pig BBQ is a small catering company specializing in down home, fresh-off-the-grill food! Catering only. Best pulled pork and brisket around!
828-329-8765


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Ruby Tuesday Catering

Ruby Tuesday makes your catering fresh and your life simple. With signature, mouth-watering entrées and platters that are guaranteed to keep your guests coming back for more. Ruby Tuesday’s team of catering experts saves you time and eliminates the stress. Ruby Tuesday work closely with Ruby Tuesday restaurant managers to make certain orders are accurate, on time, and perfectly presented.
866-460-2283


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Ruth's Chris Steak House Biltmore

Now sizzling in Asheville, Ruth’s Chris Steak House will exceed your expectations. Ruth’s Chris event catering delivers the service, the expertise and of course, the flavor wherever you and your guests gather. The signature steak experience arrives at your location with an on-site Private Event Manager and a dedicated team of executive chefs, certified bartenders and Ruth’s Chris trained servers. From choosing your menu to overseeing the smallest details, Ruth’s Chris event catering staff looks forward to helping create your perfect occasion. Weddings, rehearsal dinners and bridal showers… Each is its own special moment that deserves extra-special care and attention. Let Ruth’s Chris Steak House help create an experience that your guests will remember long after the last toast. Treat guests to a personalized menu, handcrafted cocktails, homemade sides and dedicated staff. Ruth’s Chris Steak House Catering Team will work alongside you to personalize the celebration for your taste and budget to create the special day you’ve always dreamed of.
Contact Ashby Brame
828-423-9404


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Caroline Allured Catering

Distinctive food for every occasion. I love what I do. I am committed to preparing food that is not only delicious but also beautiful. I choose to use fresh, local, seasonal fruits and vegetables whenever possible. I cater parties and events, big or small. And I have more than 20 years experience.
828-255-8397


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Services

Floressence Flowers

Floressence Flowers creates custom flowers for weddings, events and occasions in western North Carolina. We provide our clients with expert design, the freshest flowers available from around the world and our own garden, exquisite containers, candles and props, and detailed customer service. With this combination, your special event is sure to be unique and unforgettable.
828-490-1231


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Entertainment

Sound Extreme Entertainment

Sound Extreme Entertainment has been specializing in private and corporate parties, weddings and wedding receptions for more than a decade. With over 20 DJs to choose from, one will be the perfect fit for your event. Include Video Karaoke, or dance the night away at your event. Professional, full-time and experienced, Sound Extreme DJs have the latest technology and equipment. They have an Unlimited Music Library of music to choose from. Sound Extreme will make sure your wedding or other event is a success. They will really have your party up and moving! Give us your likes and dislikes and leave the rest to us. Just relax and enjoy your event.
828-551-3519


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Crocodile Smile Band

Crocodile Smile will really get your party off the ground! Ben Sikorski is a charismatic singer and entertainer. He is backed by talented experienced musicians. They perform your songs the way you want to hear them! Your guests will really have the time of their lives. They show up on time, look great, sound incredible and keep your party going.
828-551-3519


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Get Vocal Entertainment

We are devoted to helping you create the wedding of your dreams.
828-450-8000


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Sound Explosion

Established in 1978, Sound Explosion Mobile Sound Systems has earned the reputation of delivering DJ and sound system excellence for over thirty years. We create a high energy and fun dance atmosphere by providing the absolute best music mix and entertaining special effects light show, for your wedding, corporate event, high school reunion or school dance.
828-275-0342 (Asheville and Western NC)
704-957-6639 (Charlotte and surrounding areas)


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Class & Sound Entertainment

Professional DJ Dogg, has been a DJ for 9 years. He does all kinds of events. Weddings, School Dances, Corporate Parties, Private Parties, Camp Dances and Reunions. He will get out on the floor with you and teach you dance steps. He loves to interact.
828-577-9450


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Accommodations

Hampton Inn Hendersonville

Hampton Inn Hendersonville is your ideal choice for hosting out of town guests. We offer newly designed rooms, warm hospitality and thoughtful amenities. Let us take care of your guests so you can concentrate on your memorable occasion.
Best Wishes for a spectacular event!
(828) 697-2333


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Hampton Inn & Suites I-26

Whether visiting for business or pleasure, in a standard room or suite, you’ll enjoy all of the extras our Asheville hotels have to offer. They’re part of what makes staying at a Hampton hotel of Asheville a very special value.
18 Rockwood Road Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 687-0806


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The Residences at Biltmore

The Residences at Biltmore sets the precedent for luxury accommodations in the Asheville area. This all-suite hotel is nestled on top of a hill cradled by old-growth hardwood trees, just outside the gates of the Biltmore Estate in South Asheville. Convenient to Asheville and all of the most sought out tourism destinations, restaurants, and shopping, The Residences at Biltmore is the premiere Asheville hotel. The Residences at Biltmore offers unique luxury suites where guests may stay for short or long term.
700 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28803
1-866-433-5594


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