Elegant and sophisticated with a spectacular view of downtown, floor to ceiling windows and two outdoor terraces, the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom in the Power Center is a beautiful location for your special day.
The wedding reception package is available to university alumni, current students or employees (and their children) and includes:
A 5 hour reception beginning with a cocktail reception in the Fides Shepperson Suite
An opulant display of stationary hors d'oeuvres for your cocktail reception
Modern furniture, dance floor and staging to accommodate a variety of head table configurations
A professional catering staff to serve your buffet, plated or station dinner, tray and replenish your cookies and cut and serve your cake with no additional fees
Tasting and personal consultations with Parkhurst Catering Manager and Chef
Basic room set up & clean up servicesGuest parking in the Forbes Garage (covered by the deposit)
A dedicated Event Coordinator & Catering Manager to assist with your reception planning and day-of event execution
Wedding Receptions in the Dougherty Ballroom
Wedding Reception Resources
Reception resources available to aid in your planning!
Contact us at conferencesFREEDUQUESNE or call (412) 396-3561.
Parkhurst Catering brings their signature focus on locally grown and produced, high quality foods and uncompromising service to all wedding receptions held at the University. The wedding reception package offers a great variety of foods and presentations with pre-set prices to make it easy for you to decide. Menus can be customized to fit your needs!
Parkhurst Catering Manager