As a Liquor Primary License Holder, The Permanent is required to provide exclusive full-service bar for all events hosted at the venue. Our team of bartenders and managers  are dedicated to providing  professional bar services and innovative menus. 


Billing for hosted bars is based on consumption. Minimum bar spend of $3,000 before tax and gratuity will apply.


Guests are responsible for paying for their own beverages at the bar. Over-the-counter bar staff is billed to the Client. If cash bar revenues exceed $3000, before tax and gratuity, the bar staff  expense will be waived.

For more information, please review our bar policy



At The Permanent we pride ourselves on being a premier event venue in the beautiful city of Vancouver. We are consistently striving to provide a seamless, professional, and exquisite experience for all of our clients and their guests.

We have partnered with this group of exclusive caterers to help ensure that you receive the best in catering services this city has to offer. These event professionals  are experienced in working in our venue and in matching our high expectations.  

Select from the best caterers in the city and wow your guests with their delicious menus and top-notch service.



Savoury Chef Foods is one of Vancouver’s premier high ­end catering and event coordinators, offering a wide array of simple­ yet­ elegant menus spanning a range of culinary genres. Savoury Chef espouses a philosophy that every client deserves professional, knowledgeable staff, unparalleled service from planning through to execution, and cuisine that celebrates the very best fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. 
Contact Name: Taryn Wa
Phone Number: 604­.357.­7118


Cocktails and Canapes is a boutique caterer who specializes in conceptualizing and producing large-scale cocktail soirees. Whether it's an elegant wedding reception, a social party, or a tailored thematic experience, they have you covered from event planning to perfectly executed and customized menus. With unique interpretations of classic dishes, Cocktails & Canapés creates a distinctive social experience that leaves guests buzzing.
Contact Name: Dax Droski
Phone Number: 604 728 5937


Alongside award-winning dining rooms and an internationally acclaimed bar & lounge, Chef David Hawksworth is proud to offer guests the expertise of his kitchen at their desired location. The creative Hawksworth culinary team will craft a personalized and unique menu for the occasion upon request. Whether it is an elegant dinner for ten or a cocktail reception for 500, David Hawksworth’s highly skilled kitchen team is on-site to prepare dishes, while service staff and managers ensure a seamless guest experience.
Contact Name: Edward Vint, Director of Events
Phone Number: 604-605-3325 ext 1


Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events is internationally acclaimed and the award-winning market leader in the Vancouver area.  Our professional team is driven by a collective passion for producing outstanding client event experiences.  Our talented chefs handcraft innovative cuisine using only the finest ingredients.  Clients can expect to be expertly guided from visualization through production to a flawless, crowd pleasing experience that will allow them to relax and feel like one of the special guests.
Contact Name: Ask for an Event Planner
Phone Number: 604 875 0123


Offering a signature combination of classical French technique and inspired West Coast style, Railtown Catering provides personalized food and beverage menus for a wide array of private and corporate functions. Inspired by seasonal ingredients thoughtfully selected from local partners, Railtown’s staff prides itself on their personalized approach to creating menus unique as each event. Their team of classically-trained chefs and professional event planners anticipate the needs of each client, providing an unforgettable experience from first encounter to last bite.
Contact Name: Dan Olson
Phone Number: 604-568-8811


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The Lazy Gourmet is an award-winning, full service catering and events planning company with decades of experience in the art of providing clients with exceptional cuisine, professional service, and distinct hospitality. Every menu features our region's finest ingredients and can be personally customized for any occasion. From an intimate dinner for 10 to a fully-produced event for more than a thousand, our talented team of chefs and staff are dedicated to ensuring each and every one of your guests leave with unforgettable memories and tantalized taste buds.
Contact: Shannon Boudreau  
Phone: 604-734-2507



Roaming Dragon’s creative and playful Pan-Asian menus have earned international acclaim as Canada’s most renowned mobile restaurant, and evolving into one of Vancouver’s most sought after full-service catering companies. The Roaming Dragon team prides itself on assuring that each event is uniquely exceptional, offering tailored menus and full event planning services; bringing your event to life with sophisticated elegance or pronounced and bold personality. At the Permanent, Roaming Dragon excels in cocktail receptions, passed canapé service, and chef stations.
Contact Name: Jason Apple
Phone: 604.639.3335


Photo credits: Stone Photo, Shari + Mike Photography