Grand Affairs


On or Off Site Military Event Catering

   Intimate to Lavish

Whether a small intimate gathering or a lavish occasion, you want it to be a "GRAND AFFAIR". Allow our Virginia Beach venue to be the backdrop to your next special event or beautiful Wedding.

   What Our Clients Say

"Thank you for making my wedding day perfect. It was stress and worry free! I will definitely recommend you and remember your company for future events."

Elizabeth RouLaine
   Think Pink

Think Pink & Navy or Pink & Mint or Pink & Yellow for Spring Weddings!

   Enhance Your Style

Enhance your individual style with special events expressed with exceptional quality, award winning catering and attention to detail. Consider our Seafood and Dim Sum Station!

   What Our Clients Say

"What can you say about a catering company that sends you the final bill before the event? No hidden add-ons. What a joy! You can be assured I will call upon you again."

Ms. Vicky Kadans, ABS
   We do offsite catering!

Already have a location picked out? No worries! We do offsite catering with complete rental packages and can transform any location into an event to remember, even your backyard.

   Slider Station

A new twist - Slider Stations continue to be popular and now feature mini BBQ sliders, crab cakes, blackened tuna sliders and even beef tenderloin!

   Dessert Bar

Move over Candy Bar and consider Make your own Ice Cream Sundae’ Bar or a variety of personalized flavored cupcakes - perfect for your sweet tooth!

   Virginia Showcase

Keep it local - If you want to have a great event with a local's twist, ask about our Taste of Virginia showcasing local and statewide cuisine.

   Signature Drinks

Add a unique touch to your event with a signature drink customized to your tastes.


Culinary Art - Our chef can prepare artfully arranged appetizers in vessels, spoons, small cups, skewers or tiny plates. These small bites are simple and offer unique intense flavor!

   Military Events

Planning a Military event? - A fun way to make your military event unique is to include cuisine from past Port of Calls with different food stations showcasing each culture's culinary speciality!

   What Our Clients Say

Monumental thanks for all you did to ensure another successful fundraiser for us. You have certainly made my life easier in helping me coordinate our event.

American Cancer Society
   What our Clients say

"Best Wedding and Reception I could have hoped for! I was able to relax and enjoy myself. I will definitely reccommend you to everyone!"
Amanda Ahl
   What Our Clients Say

Everything was abolutely amazing. The setup, the flow of the day and the food was excellent. I will definitely refer my friends to Grand Affairs!

Cammi & Nate Shook
   Splashes of Color

Vintage Chic Weddings are all the rage. Consider an antique car for your getaway!

   Popular Wedding Themes

Top Color Themes for 2019 are "Gold & Blush", "Pink & Pale Green", "Grey & Ecru" and "Navy & Sage"  (The Knot)

   Let there be light!

Laterns and candles are becoming high fashion and are going to be seen this year as the replacement to the floral centerpieces. Lots of them in varying heights will create the perfect ambiance.


Stick to your roots - Today's couples are wanting customized menus to showcase their own heritage. Allow us to fuse together different tastes and backgrounds to pay tribute to your family traditions!

   Photo Booth

A Party Favor & Lasting Memory - Give your guests something to do besides dancing! A Photo Booth is simple and fun and your guests will have a memento to take home but add a scrapbook for yourself!

Dining Out for 270 Guests
Dining Out for 270 Guests

Whether in port or at sea, we’re ready to assist the MWR department with all your social needs. With over thirty five years of serving the Military Community, our excellent reputation has been earned and carefully guarded.

If your Command is in need of a venue for as intimate as 50 guests to an event for 800, Grand Affairs has the capabilities to cater your event ANYWHERE. Consider these venue options:

  • Our site located outside Gate 5 at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story with 4 Ballrooms hosting 50 guests up to our Grand Ballroom for 800
  • Or if you are interested in an unique site, our mobile catering vehicles travel from Williamsburg to the Outer Banks catering at such sites as Oceanfront Hotels, The Air and Space Museum of Virginia, MOCA~ The Museum of Contemporary Art  of Virginia, The Military Aviation Museum, The Harrison Opera House, Admirals Row to dockside or in a Hanger

Grand Affairs provided catering at Military Aviation Museum for a Dining Out. Debi Ernest, the Event Coordinator remarked

"I wanted to let you know what a great job the catering staff does every time you cater an event at the Museum. On Saturday, June 12th with 270 guests, your staff was very professional, on-site in plenty of time to get everything together, set the tables, etc. We enjoy having you here and please pass on to everyone that they did a great job and we hope to see you again for the next catered event."


All American Carving Station with Chef
All American Carving Station with Chef

Allow our Owner & GM, Brian Harvey take care of all the details for you. First rate service, superb cuisine and elegant atmosphere guarantees you and your Command a fabulous event. We stand ready to assist you!

  • Command & Family Picnics on base or at  one of the Area Parks.  Fun-filled activities for all ages ... face painting, challenger games, pony rides and team sports
  • Chief’s Initiation Banquets, Khaki Balls, Pinning Ceremonies
  • Hail & Farewells, Dining In/Out
  • Change of Commands Receptions and Military Retirements on base or under a tent pier-side or at our venue in Virginia Beach
  • Halfway Parties for Spouses & Families
  • Welcome Home Party featuring the Ports of Call from the most recent Deployment with all the decor, cuisine and entertainment
  • Holiday Command Galas~ All Inclusive with one low package rate
  • Discounted Pre or Post Holiday Galas for deployed Commands

A huge savings for our Military Clientel is the Bar Options and ability to provide your own Alcohol, allow us to provide the Alcohol or the ability to have your guests pay for their own drinks. Many Commands chose to provide a complete array of non alcoholic beverages complimentary and then purchase a certain quantity of drink tickets to be distributed at check-in.

The Military Aviation Museum
The Military Aviation Museum

 For a customized quote to fit your exact needs and budget, a complete listing of references for your review and an outline of all of our services including Hotel Accomodations with Shuttle Service and Childcare Services, contact our Owner, Brian Harvey, who handles all of our Military Catering  (757) 460 9786 or submit a "Contact Us" form below for our immediate attention to reach back to you.

"Thank you for planning and executing a superb event for the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet ..The wide, variety of  your menus and your personal suggestions really made my life easier..." Ms. Jeanne M. Clark, Protocol Specialist CINCLANTFLT

"The venue was superb and our families were treated to superior service and a night to remember. The biggest complement I can offer is that I will recommend Grand Affairs to all of my colleagues on the waterfront. The Navy is always holding events and finding a place to provide quality service can sometimes be challenging. I know for sure Grand Affairs is up to the task!"  Gregg Snaza, CMDCM(SW/AW)   Command Master Chief

 "From setup to service to completion, this was absolutely positively  a most memorable Christmas Party. Thank you for all of the hard work and making RIVERINE Squadron Two’s 1st Christmas Party a success!  Jamie Mitchell, RIVERINE  Squadron Two

Mr. Brian Harvey of Grand Affairs said it best..."Because many of our Command functions are handled during a deployment, we assure you that everything is handled to your exact specifications. We look forward to the opportunity to ’THANK YOU" for your service to our Country by providing you with the most cost efficient package for your next event"      

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