About The Venue & Capabilities

Special Occasions are always more special at 103 West. Our full-service event venue offers complimentary amenities with an intimate private setting. Set within the historic Buckhead neighborhood just down the street from the Governor’s mansion, 103 West is conveniently located for your guests arriving from around the city of Atlanta. Prepare for your guests to be impressed with the ease of access to this free-standing building with private entrances to each ballroom. From selecting a date to customizing your menu, every detail is carefully orchestrated to ensure a flawless experience. 103 West’s highly trained professional sales and operations staff will help to coordinate and execute all of your requests.

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Buckhead Ballroom & Reception Lounge

Up to 200

Up to 250

Up to 150

Grand Ballroom & Lower Lounge

Up to 300

Up to 300

Up to 220

West Ballroom

Up to 160

Up to 160

Up to 120

East Ballroom

Up to 80

Up to 80

Up to 100

Buckhead Ballroom & Reception Lounge

Seated

Up to 200

Reception Style

Up to 250

Dinner And Dance

Up to 150

Grand Ballroom & Lower Lounge

Seated

Up to 300

Reception Style

Up to 300

Dinner And Dance

Up to 220

West Ballroom

Seated

Up to 160

Reception Style

Up to 160

Dinner And Dance

Up to 120

East Ballroom

Seated

Up to 80

Reception Style

Up to 80

Dinner And Dance

Up to 100

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Paces Room

Up to 40

Up to 35

Up to 30

Up to 80

Club Room

Up to 32

Up to 25

Up to 24

Up to 30

Paces Room

Rounds

Up to 40

U-Shape

Up to 35

Conference

Up to 30

Theater

Up to 80

Club Room

Rounds

Up to 32

U-Shape

Up to 25

Conference

Up to 24

Theater

Up to 30

Pano Karatassos

Pano Karatassos

Buckhead Life Restaurant Group’s charismatic founder and CEO, I. Pano Karatassos, raised Atlanta to a new level of fine dining, earning it a spot on the country’s culinary map when he opened Pano’s & Paul’s in 1979. An acclaimed chef and visionary restaurateur, Pano has grown the company to 12 locations, nine in Atlanta and three in South Florida. The success of the restaurants is a direct result of Pano's attention to detail and direct involvement – he develops the concept of each of his independent restaurants, oversees the day-to-day operations, regulates the food and personnel, and sets decor quality standards. When asked about his work, Pano has been known to reply, “My work is my hobby. I’m the luckiest guy in the world.”

The Team

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Jerry Bures

General Manager

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Jeff Riedel

Executive Chef

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Andy Norcia

Sous Chef

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Joseph Geonczy

Pastry Chef

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Julie A. Murdock

Private Event Sales Manager

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn more about General Information like Food & Beverage Minimums, Pricing, Cancellation Fees, Parking, etc.?

View our 'General Banquet Information' Document Here.

Does 103 West offer an on-site audio-visual technician to use throughout our meeting?

We will assist you with any audio/visual needs that you have or you are welcome to bring in your own equipment or vendors. Audio Visual equipment is subject to rental fees; please see the Audio Visual Tab to review our in-house inventory list. We do have several outside companies that we contract with for on-site technicians. These rates will be charged per hour. Please ask your coordinator for more details.

Does 103 West offer free Wi-Fi?

103 West offers complimentary wireless internet access for guests, this does not require passwords.

Is 103 West handicapped accessible?

103 West is built into a hill with direct ramped entrances on both levels of the building. 103 West has handicapped restrooms available on each level. The valet attendants will assist in guests entering and exiting the building.

When does 103 West need our final guest count?

A preliminary number of guests is due 2 weeks (10 business days) prior to your event. A final guarantee of the number of guests is due three business days prior to your event. Otherwise, guests will be charged for the preliminary number of guests, as stated in the Terms & Agreement contract. 103 West will be able to accommodate 5% over the guaranteed number of guests.

Testimonials

“Roger and I wanted to thank you for making our wedding reception a dream come true…”
“We and our guests had such an amazing time. It was a lovely night, with glamorous décor and incredible food. We couldn’t have asked for better service and attention than what all of you and your staff provided. It was a night we will never forget!”
Leesa & Roger F.
“Thank you so much for making our meeting such a success.”
“I have had positive remarks, one of which was ‘It was perfect!’ I appreciate your flexibility and advice as we planned the event!”
Georgia W. – North Highland
“Everything went really, really well!”
“The best comment that I received was from our Regional Managing Partner (he is the highest ranking in our region). He said the food was the best we have ever had at any of our events. Thanks again for all of your help. The team was great to work with over there!”
Heather R. - BDO
"The staff and services and food at 103 West are unsurpassed! If you are having any type of corporate or family event, you cannot do better than 103 West!"
Lou S.
"My husband and I just celebrated our 25th Anniversary party at 103 West and it was absolutely fantastic in every way! The food was delicious, service was outstanding and the venue is just beautiful . The entire staff is extremely professional and so friendly. Our guests are still raving about what a great party it was. Highly recommend!!!"Kristen S.