Our back hall has a commercial kitchen, dance floor and can seat up to 300. It's available for rent for private events, or free for community events.
Our newly remodeled Canteen (bar) is open to all VFW and Auxiliary members and their guests.
$15 per guest. Includes one choice each of: meat entree, potato or rice, salad, and vegetable plus rolls, butter, coffee, punch or lemonade, water, table linens and skirting, paper dinner napkins and wait staff.
Chicken Breast, Windsor Chop, Boneless Pork Loin Chop, Chicken Kiev, Roast Beef or Roast Turkey Breast
Mashed, Au Gratin, Potato Salad, Baked or Wild Rice Medley, or Dressing.
Fruit Cup, Coleslaw, Italian Pasta, Macaroni or Garden Salad w/choice of Ranch or French dressing on the side
Corn, Baked Beans, Green Beans (Buttered or Almandine) or Glazed Carrots
$8 & up per guest
Chicken Drummies, Chicken Strips, Meatballs or Cocktail Sausages in a sauce
Cold meat tray, assorted cracker tray, cheese tray, vegetables and dip, fresh fruit and dip, potato or corn chips with dip
$9.00 per guest. Choice of cold meats, chicken salad, or 1 hot meat on a choice of large bun or croissant with condiments, pickles, chips and a choice of soup or salad with water, lemonade, and coffee.
Sliced ham or turkey, Sloppy Joes, hot roast beef, or hot pulled pork
Chicken Noodle, Potato, Wild Rice & Chicken, or Vegetable Beef
Garden Salad, fresh fruit, potato salad, pasta salad, or coleslaw
Our establishment is licensed by the Minnesota Health Department. No outside catering is allowed. Wedding cakes or ethnic food (which must be prepared in a licensed facility) may be brought in with prior approval.
Prices do not include MN State Sales tax and are subject to change without notice.
Events are prepared using a client's guaranteed guest count. No extras are prepared. Clients are to provide containers or zip lock bags for extra food or desserts paid for. Once the kitchen staff has left or the food is removed from the premises, the client assumes responsibility of the food handling and subsequent food exposure.
An additional charge is added per guest for events with less than 100 guests or with table service.
Clients are responsible for decorating. If decorating time is needed the day prior to the event, the hall may be reserved for $50.00. Volunteers will set and skirt tables.
Confetti is not allowed. If used, a minimum fee of $50.00 will be assessed.
For safety, all candles must be contained in votives or glass chimneys.
Contact the lounge staff to reserve a date for use of the hall. There is no rental fee for groups reserving the hall for events which include food and a bar; however, there may be a deposit required to reserve the date (refundable upon completion of your contract).
A deposit for the meal (25 percent of the estimated cost or a minimum of $100.00) is due 60 days before the event, with the balance due the day of the event.
For the safety of our guests and staff, children are to be under adult superv
For bar beverages, please make arrangements and payments with the lounge bar staff.
For events which include music, an Owatonna city ordinance may require a special deputy to be present. Arrangements to hire a deputy will be made for you and the fee is payable upon hall reservation.
Please ask the band or D.J. if a table is needed on the stage. A wireless microphone, wifi access, a ceiling projector and DVD player are also available for your use. You must supply a laptop if needed for your presentation.
Call the post at 507-451-1001 for rental availability or contact Carol Warner (firstname.lastname@example.org) for specific questions.