Food & Beverage Services

OVG Hospitality at the Palm Beach County Convention Center has brought the dining experience to the next level! Of all the factors that go into a great social event, only the cuisine touches all of the senses, making it the most memorable. This means you can expect dynamic rotating seasonal menus prepared with the freshest, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. A feast for the eyes and the palate, our cuisine truly leaves a lasting impression. OVG Hospitality brings to the Palm Beach County Convention Center their signature exhibition cooking techniques, trend setting buffet decor and high end catering carts paired with an award winning culinary team. Unique culinary offerings satisfy even the most discerning tastes and budgets. OVG Hospitality services 7,800 square-foot kitchen ensures that the grandest events receive the greatest cuisine.

OVG Hospitality along with any contractors (i.e., food trucks) are following all recommendations of the CDC, OSHA, FDA, and DOH to ensure food service is a safe practice at all events.

• We will follow all sanitation protocol mandated by the CDC, federal, state, and local guidelines and/or restrictions for service stations, service carts, beverage stations, counters, handrails, dining tables, bar tops, stools and chairs and trays.
• Hand sanitizer will be available to guests and staffing in all areas of operation and service.
• Routine sanitization will be coordinated between the food and beverage departments and all other facility departments to maintain thorough and frequent coverage.
• Additional guidelines for individual events will be developed in conjunction with event organizers, and at all times must comply with CDC event guidelines.

New Guidelines
• When requested, Creative Menus featuring a wide selection of individually packaged meal options can be provided.

Banquet, Buffets & Other Catering Services:
• Buffets will only be single-sided and at times, may require banquet staffing.

PBCCC/OVG Hospitality is cashless at the concession stands and bars. Credit card, debit card, Apple pay and Cash App are accepted.


”You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients” - Julia Child


Our approach is to ensure our food reflects the flavors, quality and authenticity of the many fine restaurants in Palm Beach County. Our chefs love creating custom menus to fit your one-of-a-kind event. We handle each event as if it were our own, providing all the ingredients for a dazzling event.

We are skilled at creating custom menus for small intimate gatherings to galas for large groups. Be sure to peruse our sample menus as inspiration for your event.


Catering Policies Open PDF transcription

Outside Food and Beverages Ovations Food Services maintains the exclusive right to provide all food and beverage, and concession services at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Any exceptions must be requested and obtained by prior written approval of the Food & Beverage General Manager and/or Director of Catering. Food items may not be taken off the premises; however, excess prepared food may be donated under regulated conditions to agencies feeding the underprivileged at the sole discretion of Ovations Food Services. Beverages Service Ovations Food Services offers a complete selection of beverages to compliment your function. As a licensee we are responsible for the administration of these regulations. Alcoholic bev-erages may not be brought onto the premises from an outside source without prior consent of the Food & Beverage General Manager or Director of Catering. If approval is received, a $12.00 per bottle corkage fee will be applied. In compliance with alcohol serving regulations, we reserve the right to ask patrons for proper identification for alcoholic beverage service. We reserve the right to refuse alcohol service to intoxicated or underage persons. Alcoholic beverages may not be removed from the premises. Dietary Considerations Ovations Food Services is happy to address special dietary requests Linens All banquet prices include black table linens and black napkins. Additional colors are available for both table linens and napkins and an additional fee may apply for specialty colors. Menu Selections Select a menu from the Catering Menu listing or have us custom design a menu for your particular needs. Menus for food functions must be finalized at least thirty (30) days prior to the event. For all lunch and dinner buffets, a twenty-five (25) person minimum is required. For those orders of less than twenty-five (25), additional labor fees will apply. Guarantees A final guarantee of attendance is required three (3) business days prior to all food and beverage events. In the event of a split entrée, the client is responsible to notify Ovations Food Services of the exact count of each item seven (7) business days prior to the event. Split menus, which are not included in a package, is to be charged at the higher entrée price. Billing will be based on either the final guarantee attendance (even if fewer guests are served) or the actual guest count served, which-ever is greater. Ovations will prepare 5% of the final guarantee, up to a maximum of thirty (30) meals over the final guarantee number submitted. Cancellation Policy In the event of a cancellation, no deposit refund shall be processed. Cancellation of food functions must be submitted in writing to your Ovations Sales Manager. Any can-cellation received more than thirty (30) days of the scheduled event will result in a fee equal to 25% of the estimated food and beverage charges plus any base rental fees as outlined in the License Agreement. Any cancellation received less than thirty (30) days of the scheduled event will result in a fee of 50% of the estimated food and beverage charges plus any base rental fees as outlined in the License Agreement. Any cancellation received after the Final Guarantee has been provided will result in a fee equal to 100% of the charges on the affected Banquet Event Order(s) or signed License Agreement, whichever is greater of the two. Billing A non-refundable deposit, as outlined in the License Agreement, is due with the return of the signed Catering Service Agreement. The final balance must be paid in full three (3) business days pri-or to the event or have a credit card authorizations as guarantee of payment. Management Charge and Taxes All catered events are subject to a 22% Management Charge. *This Management Charge is the sole property of the food/beverage service company or the venue owner, as applicable, is used to cover such party's costs and expenses in connection with the catered event (other than employee tips, gratuities, and wages), and is not charged in lieu of a tip. The Management Charge is not a tip, gratuity, or service charge, nor is it purported to be a tip, gratuity, or service charge, for any wait staff employee, service employee, service bartender, or other employee, and no part of the Management Charge will be distributed (as a tip, gratuity, or otherwise) to any employee who provides service to guests. Labor Catering personnel are scheduled in four (4) hour shifts for each meal period. These shifts include setup, service, and breakdown. Charges will apply if service time exceeds the designated time frame. All menus are subject to *22% Management Charge and 7% State Sales Tax (if applicable)


Sample Authorization Request Open PDF transcription

Sample Authorization Request

Booth Catering Options Open PDF transcription

Booth Catering Options

Food and Beverage Menus Open PDF transcription

Food and Beverage Menus


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