The Special Events Department of The Gilmore Collection at The B.O.B. has been coordinating, perfecting and executing the most personalized and extraordinary events for our guests for over fifteen years. We invite you to utilize our talents and experience to make your special event one that will last a lifetime. Our capabilities are endless. Whether you wish to plan a moonlit wedding reception under tents at Mangiamo!, a contemporary corporate occasion in Eve at The B.O.B., or simply an intimate gathering of friends and family in one of our functional rooms, our history speaks to excellence in catering and private events. From garden to plate, we choose locally grown, fresh organic products. Our priority is you and your guests as we assist you in planing the grandest of events with the utmost proficiency. It is our skill and fine attention to every aspect of food, service and atmosphere that has kept our rapport with the community for over a decade. We welcome the opportunity to work one-on-one with you and are thrilled over your interest in The Gilmore Collection and The B.O.B..
Top of The B.O.B.
Located on the third floor of The 70,000-square-foot, Grand Rapids Icon, The B.O.B. - The Top Of The B.O.B. has been aptly named in regards to both physical location and level of quality. Simply put, "The Top" is The B.O.B.'s largest, most versatile and longest tenured banquet room. Especially perfect for large corporate parties and weddings, The Top will charm your guests with its wide open spaces, old world brick walls, lush red curtains, and numerous views of downtown Grand Rapids. The Top Of The B.O.B. is extremely flexible, offering two smaller rooms ( The East Room and Alcove ) which can act as stand alone venus for smaller parties, or provide much needed respite areas for large parties and gatherings. Combined with The B.O.B.'s top culinary team, The Top Of The B.O.B. provides a special event space on par with the best West Michigan has to offer. Top of The B.O.B. has a guest capacity of 350.
Eve at The B.O.B.
Eve is the beginning. Experience a posh and cosmopolitan night spot like no other. Lead across a lit glass walkway, over the crowds, and through a glass entrance our guests are invited into the newest, most modern, freshest space in The B.O.B. Feel the sound with an intelligent crowd, dance the floor with the exclusive party, taste from the bar in a different nightspot four levels up from the ground. Eve has been created. Eve is now downtown Grand Rapids and is revolutionizing social and corporate events. Sleek, white and intimate, the genuinely classy lounge is pocketed with coves and corners for privacy and conversation. The keys are individual smart service, specialty upscale cocktails, and hip, contemporary service. Eve has a guest capacity of 180.
Mangiamo! is a beloved historic mansion just east of downtown Grand Rapids, which The Gilmore Collection has transformed into one of West Michigan's greatest spots for fantastic Italian inspired cuisine. The ambiance is rustic, classic and elegantly beautiful in only the way a turn of the century mansion can provide. The attitude, menu and service is refreshingly modern and approachable. Maingiamo is the perfect venue to host your special event or wedding reception with a beautiful gated lawn and meticulously decorated banquet rooms. Experience the charm, atmosphere, and depth of character that only a turn-of-the-centry mansion can offer. Outdoor tented receptions on the lawn of Mangaimo! have a guest capacity of 250. Mangiamo! is located at 1033 Lake Drive SE in Grand Rapids, MI.