- What is the capacity of the room?
The Corbett Room features 1740 square feet of seating space to fit 100 seated, 150 standing.
COVID UPDATE: The Corbett Room’s current capacity for events is 40 people.
- Is there a room rental fee?
There is a $100 fee per section (maximum two-section fee) facility fee in addition to reaching the applicable purchase minimum listed below. The facility fee qualifies toward the minimum. The total event cost will vary depending on your arrangements.
$1000 minimum purchase requirement Sunday through Thursday (any time of day) and Friday and Saturday if the event ends by 4:00pm.
$2000 minimum purchase requirement Friday and Saturday evenings, beginning at 4:00pm or later.
$3500 minimum purchase requirement for Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 4:00pm or later in December.
All charges apply toward the purchase minimum except cash bar sales and a 21% service charge on food and beverage selections.
- Can we tour the room?
It’s no problem to come see the Corbett Room! When not booked for a private event, the Corbett Room is open to our public customers for overflow seating from the Elephants on Corbett deli. During these hours you are welcome to drop in at your convenience to check out the space, no appointment necessary, just head on in! However, we do recommend that you call ahead within 48 hours of coming by to make sure that it is not booked with an event—503.937.1062.
- What is the per guest cost?
The total event cost will depend on food and beverage selection, length of occupation, and attendance. Please feel free to contact our coordinator for a custom quote.
- Am I able to create my own menu?
Of course! Let us know your favorite Elephants dishes and we will create a custom estimate for you!
- How are your menus served?
From stationary buffets to formal plated dinners, we are able to accommodate any combination of service for your event!
- What about beverages?
Our beverage options are located on pages 12-13 of the menu and feature local and regional selections. Hosted and non hosted arrangements available and special orders are always welcome!
- What about staffing?
Staffing is billed by the hour at $30 per hour/per person. All events in the Corbett Room require a minimum of one staff member in attendance arriving for set-up approximately two-three hours prior to scheduled event start and remaining one hour past event closing for clean-up. Due to the unique nature of our facility, all events require an on-site Chef to prepare meals, billed at $35 per hour. For events that extend past retail hours, please add $40 per hour for security.
- Are there any additional charges or fees?
A 21% service charge is added to all food and beverage selections. Additional labor charges apply to events that extend past store closing and for events requesting alcohol service. Charges for china, flatware, linens, and flowers depend on the needs of your event.
- What is the décor of the room?
The Corbett Room boasts a beautiful ward wood divider doors, two Juliet balconies and a seasonal patio featuring outside seating. The space’s table and chairs are complimentary. We offer formal serviceware, glassware and utensils for your event, including basic linens and napkins which are billed per guest. Custom colors and fabrics are available with addition rental costs—please inquire for available options. We work with the best in the event rental field, and can procure almost any style of furniture and décor.
- What about table arrangements?
Many table configurations are possible to maximize use of the space. We are available to create a custom table set to accommodate your event needs.
- What about flowers?
While you are always welcome to bring your own florals, we do offer complimentary use of our house flower arrangements for your guest tables during your event.
- Is there music in the room?
Yes! We have both WiFi and house music available. If you prefer to bring your own music, we have an auxiliary speaker system.
- Do you have any Audio Visual equipment?
There is a full list of Audio Visual Equipment to choose from, and we also have relationships with partners that can supply a full A/V setup.
- What about parking?
We have an ADA compliant parking lot shared with our retail store that has 15 parking spaces. In addition to metered and non-metered street parking, we are accessible via transit on TriMet bus line 35 Macadam/Greeley. Carpooling is strongly encouraged!
- What is needed to book the room?
A signed contract and security deposit in the amount of 100% of the applicable purchase minimum is required to secure your reservation. Please call for availability.
- Do you have any photos of the space?
We do! Check out our photo gallery!