AQUA TERRA Culinary has the pleasure to partner with or manage catering
at the most stunning and sought-after locations on the Central Coast.
Explore the examples below, and share your ideas when you get in touch.

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your ideal venue and help you get started with your planning.

Monterey Conference Center

Waterfront, multi-room event center in historic downtown Monterey California

Grab life by the moments! The newly-remodeled Monterey Conference Center offers a wide array of options for event space, from meeting and convention rooms, to rooftop views and more. Treat your guest to an experience at the conference center, surrounded by the views of the bay and the excitement of a burgeoning downtown scene in Monterey.

The Monterey Conference Center is the focal point for welcoming and encouraging cultural and economic prosperity for the City of Monterey. By providing a modern, state-of-the-art meeting facility combined with award winning service and professionalism, we strive to go beyond the expectations of our guests and provide them with an experience unsurpassed in the industry.

  • Perfect for larger conventions
  • Available for smaller-scale events, including roof-top events
  • AQUA TERRA is the preferred caterer

For more information, visit the conference center website, or click below to book your event.

Point Pinos Grill

AQUA TERRA’s own restaurant with rooms for receptions or meetings and a view of the bay

Host your private event in an open room – with a view! Point Pinos Grill, managed and operated by AQUA TERRA, offers three large event spaces for your party, reception or meeting with different configurations that will accommodate up to 77 guests for sit-down service, or 125 for standing reception.

We have three main areas available at the restaurant:

  • Our Tournament Room holds approximately 47 guests and includes a large projection screen for videos or presentations.
  • The Patio boasts an ocean view and can accommodate up to 40 guests.
  • Our Main Dining Room will hold up to 80, and includes a fireplace and plenty of seating.

A Taste of Monterey

In the heart of Cannery Row, stunning event space with panoramic view of Monterey Bay

Located in historic Cannery Row, and with award-winning, panoramic views of the Monterey Bay, A Taste of Monterey is the perfect place to host your next private party. The event space, with bistro managed by AQUA TERRA, offers:

  • A large selection of local wines, gifts, gourmet foods and wine accessories
  • Private tastings, wine and food pairings for group events
  • 4000 sq. ft. of event space with catering by AQUA TERRA
  • A Panoramic view of the Monterey Bay/Pacific Ocean

For more information or to book an event, contact A Taste of Monterey directly on their website or at 888-646-5446.

Call 888-646-5446 to reserve space, or email

Gardener Ranch

Historic and rustic 24-acre event venue in Carmel Valley, CA with all the accommodations

Gardener Ranch “says it best” as they note on their website: 24 acres of endless possibilities. This expansive, rustic and beautiful property is ideal for retreats and weddings, as they are able to accommodate up to 51 guests. Gardener Ranch also boasts the following:

  • Private, gated event area accessed only by event guests and staff
  • Conveniently located near Carmel Valley Village
  • Event equipment available on-site and included in most packages
  • Five gorgeous ceremony locations to choose from
  • Many recreational amenities: bocce ball, croquet, horseshoes, swimming pools

For more information, contact Gardner Ranch by email or call 831-298-7360, and ask for preferred caterer AQUA TERRA to serve at your next event!

Call 831-298-7360 to book an event, or contact Gardener Ranch by email.

La Playa Hotel

Stunning, elegant Spanish setting with Courtyard in Carmel by the Sea

Experience a grand event in an intimate setting amidst lush gardens, soaring cypress trees and sounds of the Pacific in a historic Spanish-styled mansion. From executive retreats to events up to 200 attendees, La Playa Carmel offers state-of-the-art facilities, unparalleled cuisine and attentive service. Consider the following possibilities as you plan your event:


  • Stunning views and ambient sounds the Pacific Ocean
  • Situated between Carmel Beach and downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • 75 guest rooms available from ocean views to poolside casitas
  • Meticulously tended gardens, intimate patios, secluded courtyards
  • Preferred catering offered by AQUA TERRA Culinary

Book your event at La Playa by calling 800-582-8900 or plan your event with their event specialists.

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