The Galleri, with windows overlooking Virginia Street, offering ample natural lighting. The 700 square foot room easily accommodates a variety of configurations for small meetings, receptions, luncheons and showers.
This space is unlike any other, featuring an interactive kitchen line that can be discretely hidden behind rich wood paneling and then revealed at the time of meal service. There is no other hotel event space in the United States that has this flexible capability. A warm enveloping color scheme defines the room, sparked by sleek touches. Meetings and receptions are well-suited to this dramatic, yet flexible, space. The room can accommodate meetings of up to 40, dinner seating up to 72 and standing receptions of 150 people.
This is a spectacular amenity. Groups can book a private hands on cooking or tasting experience in our cooking school. You will think you are on the set of Top Chef. The demonstration kitchen is fully tricked out with up to the minute Kitchen Aid equipment for 32 participants to get their hands dirty.
The school offers a curriculum that ranges widely from light-hearted and socialable to skill-building and challenging. The classes are about many things from how to cut up a chicken, to how to build a delicious cocktail, to finding out who’s the hottest chef in Portland. Whether you’re seeking something fun and boozy after work or you’re aspiring to “cook like a pro,” you’ll find your dream class here.
Hot Stove Society is located in a bright industrial space on the second floor of the hotel. The presentation area boasts a wide curved prep area where guests can gather for lectures and get up close to the instructor. The other half of the room is filled with Boos work tables, a large bank of KitchenAid stoves and racks of equipment. The classroom is also available for private events and company team building.
Bridget Charters, a well-respected Chef Instructor with 17 years of experience at the Art Institute, is the Director of Hot Stove Society. Bridget's passion for Italian food has led her to extensive work aboard. She is also Culinary Producer for the Aspen, New York and Miami Food and Wine Festivals. Bridget is assisted by Herschell Taghap who has worn many hats as Marketing Coordinator, Social Media Expert, Line Cook and DJ.
View our class schedule and register here.
Our most luxurious suite, the Monarch Suite, is approximately 1100 square feet of living space located on the 9th floor of the hotel. A large living room and secluded dining area create a residential atmosphere well-suited to executive retreats or intimate brainstorming sessions.
The suite features a dining table for 10 guests and a wet bar, as well as a plush couch in the living room, 60" LCD screen television and separate guest bath. The large master bedroom is separated from the living room by French doors.
This chic downtown bar is located in the Ändra Loft. Complete with a Swedish menu this space is perfect for informal gatherings Ändra style. Open to the public, sections can be reserved for private gatherings. See further information under Ändra Loft and Bar section of website.