private events at utec

Be inspired by photos

of the cafe in use!


Rates vary based on the type, duration, and size of the event. 



The total capacity of the room is up to 70 seated (using the courtyard as well) and up to 100 people cocktail party style, with the exact number dependent on the type of event and preferred set-up. Our event staff can advise on the best seating arrangement for your function.


  • Wall art and imagery featuring UTEC's work and mission.

  • Separate direct entrance from the street

  • Cafe tables and bar built by UTEC youth

  • Option to clear cafe furnishings and set up more formally

  • Adjacent to full catering kitchen

  • Original slate tiles from church roof repurposed as cafe wall

  • 1800s church flooring repurposed as cafe counter siding

  • AV system including large wall-mounted monitor

  • Wireless internet

  • Adjacent indoor courtyard with striking 3-story staircase

  • Original stained glass windows in courtyard


Our beautiful and colorful café offers a versatile space for many types of corporate and private events: mixers, dinners, brunches, cocktail parties, showers, weddings, birthdays and more. It has a private entrance from the street and rental includes use of the adjacent  indoor courtyard. Café UTEC is open to the public for lunchtime Monday - Friday. With few exceptions, rentals will be limited to early morning meetings, Fridays, and evening/weekend events. And stop by for lunch during the week!

cafe and courtyard