Beverages and Catering

Beverages and Catering at St. Petersburg, Florida venue NOVA 535

BEVERAGES: Do you allow outside beverages? NO.

The Bar at NOVA is always open and all beverages, alcoholic or nonalcoholic, must be provided by NOVA. We offer virtually unlimited options for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages!

Do you have a liquor license? YES. NOVA 535 has a full liquor license which also allows full bottles to be purchased and taken home (unopened).

Do you sell drink / liquor packages? YES. We sell juice, soda, beer, wine, call, premium & champagne packages available per guest, per hour.

Drink packages include:
[] SODAS:  Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Club Soda, Sour, Tonic Water
[] JUICES: Cranberry, Grapefruit, Orange, Pineapple, Tomato and Filtered Water.
[] Glassware, beverage napkins, stirrers, lemons, limes, cherries and olives.
[] All beverages in lower packages, Example: Premium liquor includes call liquors, beers, wines, juices and sodas.

Bar packages do NOT include shots, doubles nor sparklings.

What beverages do you carry?   NOVA 535 DRINK MENU

What are your local drinking laws? Drinking age is 21 & up and until 3am.

What special beverage services can I choose from? Champagne Toasts, Call & Premium Liquors, Single Malt Scotches, Wine Table Service, Signature Cocktails, and virtually anything you can imagine. You are only limited by your tastes and budget.

How much are Bartenders and Barbacks? Bartenders are hired one per every 75 guests. Barbacks are 1 per bar or 100 guests. Prices are based on the length of the event. Refer to the price menu.

Are Tip Jars kept out on the bar? YES. Tip jars are out during all events, unless you want to prepay the gratuity, then we will add a 20% service charge onto the final bar tab.


CHEF = Chef attended station OR self serve
SELF  = Self serve only



Is Outside Catering permitted? YES.  All food MUST be provided by a licensed & insured vendor.

Do you have on-site catering? We allow catering flexibility so you can use any proven professional, licensed and insured food vendor.

NOVA’s Preferred Caterer:
Remember you are free to choose ANY licensed and insured caterer.

Can you prepare kosher meals? YES

Can you accommodate guests with special dietary needs? YES

Can you provide the wedding cake? YES Your cake options are only limited by your tastes and budget.

Do you allow outside beverages? NO No outside beverages alcoholic or nonalcoholic may be brought in.

Do you have a Health Certificate? YES

Do you have a kitchen on-site? YES NOVA 535 is equipped with a modern catering kitchen, consisting of Commercial Ice Machine, Large Convection Oven, Commercial Coffee Makers, 2 Dishwasher machines, Multiple Prep Areas, 3-Comp Sinks and easy load/unload alley access.

What are my Menu Options? Your menu is only limited by your tastes and budget – provided by the caterer of your choice.

Who provides table linens? You rent table linens through NOVA, any color your choice.

Who provides Plates and Silver Wares? Your caterer OR you can rent from NOVA.

Who provides the Dinner Napkins? Your caterer or rent through NOVA 535.

Do you have tables and chairs? YES, for up to 200 guests

Do you have parking available? We offer FREE parking across the street in two lots, FREE street parking, as well as valet service during your event. For more details visit our parking and directions information page.

Do you have valet parking available? We offer parking in a lot, street parking, as well as valet service. For more details visit our parking and directions information.

How many guests can you seat? Seating for up to 350 guests dining inside. Seating for up to 450 Dining inside & out. 350 Seated for meetings, awards parties, ceremonies or film screenings 500 Cocktails inside. 800 Cocktails inside & outside. Intimate Dining in our Upstairs VIP for up to 80 guests.

What floor plan options are available? We have a variety of floor plan options to meet your needs. View all our floor plan options to determine what will work the best based on the number of guests and your specific needs.

When is you final headcount due? Final headcount is due by 30 days prior to your event date, along with your final payment.

What forms of payment do you accept? We accept checks, cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex & online payments.
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