Private Parties

Private parties say “thank you,” “we love you,” and “you’ve arrived” better than anything else can.

What Makes Us Different?


Our party planning division is in constant contact with all event key players. Besides the client, this may include the venue, food and bar services, floral, décor, lighting and AV and all rental divisions that can minimize communication challenges.


With over 30 years of seasoned planning experience, our team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise of logistics to your event.  We are on trend and can advise the latest styles and themes for your event.


Planners invest time understanding your unique party theme and vision.  We then partner with other vendors to ensure your party is exactly as you envision.  The studio boardroom allows the ease of talking to caterers, florists, etc. all in one location.

Detail Oriented

It’s all about the event details.  We specialize in event design and coordination to streamline the complete event experience from start to finish.

Budget Management

Your financial records are summarized and kept up to date for you plus all vendors we manage on your behalf.

Private Parties Gallery

See a selection of images from private parties we planned and managed in the past.

 Let us know if you’d like something similar or entirely unique for your next private party.

Client Endorsements

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

My client’s are sick of the same old sausage and meat panini’s and want to try something different. In order to succeed in sales we have to present ourselves as being unique in the marketplace. I heard about Simply Elegant through one of their amazing catering events and decided to give them a call.

What surprised me was that Simply Elegant has weekly hot meal specials for a price close to regular old sandwich trays. These chef prepared meals may include Chicken, Beef, Soup, Vegetables, and Salads – all for one low price. Each special is unique and is different every month. Not the same old same old as above. How do they do it? They shop for specials, buy bulk quantities and prepare a menu in advance that saves me money. You can sign up for their regular newsletters that offer these monthly specials on their web site.

One of my engineering clients desired sandwiches instead of the hot meal deals. I called the Simply Elegant sales coordinator and she offered me a package deal with sandwiches, pickle trays, cookies, and drinks. What is important to me is that the meals are delivered on time and I haven’t had one problem with Simply Elegant delivering late. The sandwiches and wraps were of the highest quality and were prepared by what looked to be a professional chef. The meats were of a high quality – for example, the chicken and beef were not sliced deli meats, but were prepared in house (Chicken Breast, Roast Beef) that tasted out of this world. This engineering firm liked the sandwiches and wraps so much that they called me to use Simply Elegant as their corporate caterer.

I highly recommend Simply Elegant. Their food is fresh, is of highest quality and is prepared by professional chefs. Their staff is so nice to deal with and their pricing is competitive to other catering companies that I’ve used in the past. Their monthly catering specials presents my sales company as being unique in the marketplace. Use them!

Dom DiDomenicantonio, Finning

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a party planner?

A party planner applies project management to the creation and development of events. This includes bar and bat mitzvahs, sweet 16’s, milestone events like anniversaries and birthdays, formal parties, and christenings. They design the event including input into the menu, décor, entertainment and co-ordinate the technical aspects of your party program.  A planner will also expedite all party elements the day of your party.

How much will my planning cost?

Planning is offered on an as need bases.  You can choose to use consulting services at an hourly fee; hire a planner for the day or use full planning services to take the stress away and plan the party from start to finish. Out of town services include a travel fee and per diems for meals and lodging.

Do I need a party planner?

Planners offer advice and insight on “what a client doesn’t know that they don’t know”.  Parties can range from 20 to 250 hours to plan. Booking your planner at the beginning of the organizational stages can help you save time with vendor searches and contract negotiations.

How can I save money?

Event planners save you time and can negotiate rates on your behalf.  They know the preferred venues that will be the perfect fit for a wide range of events.  As venues get booked a year in advance, this should be the first consideration. Your planner can sources all elements including catering, decor, flowers, entertainment, AV, etc. Simply Elegant offers Reward Air Miles.

Are contracts necessary?

Contracts protect you and your vendors. Planners can help you assess vendor contracts as they are a legal document you are agreeing to for your party services including payment schedules.

Take the next step

Now that you learned what we can do for your private party, feel free to check out our picture gallery.

It includes private parties and other events we’ve creatively designed since 1996.

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