— preferred vendors —

These vendors have a track record of great food and excellent service, they also respect our building and policies.

If you wish to use a caterer other than one listed there will be a $750 catering fee.

— catering —

Raapers Eatery & Ale

Established in 1996, Raaper's has become a household name and the go-to for great food and beverages. Raaper's Eatery & Ale has something for everyone.

Contact: Cammie Raasat

raapers@charter.net

320-760-6619

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Short Stop Custom Catering

For over 50 years, we have been Central Minnesota’s preferred caterer. Custom Catering by Short Stop provides a full-service culinary experience for weddings, corporate events, graduation parties, company picnics and any other social gathering.

Contact: Kristin Darnall
kristin@shortstopcustomcatering.com

Event Planner
320-257-3008, ext. 102
 

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Great Blue Heron Restaurant Catering

Our team of professional caterers and servers specialize in full-service. We pride ourselves on providing you with fun and delicious menu options, and can create menus to match any budget and any style.

Contact: Paul Pundsack, Catering Manager
paul@blueheronsupperclub.com

320-290-4698

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Lakes Area Catering
Lakes Catering has been serving customers and events throughout Central Minnesota for more than 15 years. Not all caterers offer fresh food prepared from scratch, professional service and stunning presentation, but Lakes Catering does! Our delicious, homemade meals please any palate.

sagerdes@hotmail.com
320-815-0440

 

Cutting Edge Catering by Nelson Bros.

From the mouthwatering appetizers to the scrumptious dessert, we keep you in mind with every aspect you require. Let us help you create an unfogettable celebration.

Contact: Dan Lunning, Catering & Events Manager

DanL@clearwatertravelplaza.com

320-558-4273

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Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson
Whether your meeting or event is in the morning, afternoon or evening, the Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson has a full array of chef-inspired creations that will appeal to all, ranging from boxed lunches to delicious gourmet dishes with flavorful wine pairings and beer. 

Contact: Nikki Toenyan

nicole.toenyan@knutenelson.org

320-759-4608

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— exclusive bar vendor —

Short Stop Custom Catering

For over 50 years, we have been Central Minnesota’s preferred caterer. Custom Catering by Short Stop provides a full-service culinary experience for weddings, corporate events, graduation parties, company picnics and any other social gathering.

Contact: Kristin Darnall
kristin@shortstopcustomcatering.com

Event Planner

320-257-3008, ext. 102

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— a few of our favorites —

Here are our picks, from transportation to florists. These vendors are familiar with our facilities and come with our recomendation.

— hair & make-up services —

Bombshells Salon & Spa

A premier full-service salon located in the heart of Alexandria! They have been a staple of the wedding scene in Lake Country for over 8 years. With a full suite of services at their spa, along with traveling stylists who perform bridal hair styling, airbrush and traditional make-up - they are full service for all your wedding hair and make-up needs.

(320) 759-2002

bombshellssalonandspa@gmail.com

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— event rentals, decor & floral  —

Creations, an Event Studio

We provide creative services, decor, and rentals for the events of life and occasions of all sizes, including weddings, birthdays, graduations, celebrations of life, funerals, and corporate events.  We are committed to providing extraordinary designs that reflect each client's unique style and vision for their event. Our creativity starts with you...

320-846-1166

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                — music —

Harmon Entertainment

From your ceremony, reception, and corporate events ....Harmon Entertainment can take care of it all! We are event planners, MC's, lighting designers, dance instructors, fun instigators, and DJ's. We will help make your event to make it the best ever!

701-541-7988

info@harmonentertainment.biz

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— music —

Adagio Djay Entertainment

At Adagio Djay Entertainment, we specialize in crafting a symphony of music, melodies and excitement into the perfect experience for the most memorable day of your life. From the first dance to the last - we never forget whose day it is.

651-437-3344

info@adagiodj.com

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— transportation —

Mobile Shenanigans

We provide transportation service for weddings and private parties of all sizes.

320-760-0515

kricker@cloudnet.com

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— Sweet Treats —

Country Blossom Farms

We can help make your event unique with homemade goodies! The Country Blossom Farm bakery will help create a menu that your guests will never forget! Orders are taken May 1st through December 31st each year. Contact Tracy or Kenyah for more information!

countryblossomfarmllc@gmail.com

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— music —

Soulful Sounder

Central MN choice for weddings, business parties and community events. Professional DJ, MC, and  photo booth services with Soul and Style. Contact Soulful Sounder for your entertainment needs.

Josh "JJ" Johnson

320-223-2422

soulfulsounder@gmail.com

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— music —

DJ Greg Ellis

Treat your guests to a party they'll never forget with the Twin City Knot's award-winning DJ services! DJ Entertainment for the Twin Cities, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and surrounding areas.

612-963-7972

neckwerk@hotmail.com

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— Sweet Treats —

Dough-phoria

From cupcakes to truffles  - treat your guests to a dessert experience they won't forget! Dough-Phoria is a licensed, in-home custom bakery specializing in cookies, cakes, cupcakes and more!

sarah@dough-phoria.com

Crooked Willow Weddings & Events

11181 County Road 82 SE

Osakis, MN 56360

info@crookedwillowmn.com

612.207.4040

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