Rent the Room

Beautiful event space in Downtown Durham, NC

Weddings in Durham, Raleigh & Chapel Hill, NC

Rent the Front Room

Planning an event to remember can sometimes be overwhelming.  But not to worry! Please read this guide to renting the Front Room at The Cookery, and we’ll guide you step-by-step to keep your planning process organized and enjoyable.  Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions along the way.

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Step 1: Fill out the form below

Even if you are in the beginning stages of planning your event, please take a moment to fill out our online form below. This form will provide our staff with the essentials of your event in order to give you the best possible service.  You will be contacted within 48 hours with an email that includes:

  • an information packet with general pricing 
  • available tour times to tour of the Front Room

Step 2: Tour the Front Room

Taking a guided tour of The Cookery’s Front Room will allow you to experience the space and discuss rental packages, event planning resources, and ask any questions you may have. All tours are by appointment only, and require that an online form be submitted before a tour is scheduled.  At the end of the tour, you will be able to leave with a printed proposal in hand!

Step 3: Schedule your event!

Once you’ve seen our beautiful event space, spoken with our knowledgeable staff, and considered the specifics of your event, you will then be ready to schedule the event!  During your tour, we will provide you with a custom Event Proposal that will outline your event's budgeting needs.

NOTE: Please note that all tours are only scheduled after the form below has been submitted. 

Information for Events at The Cookery

We realize that you may not have all of the details hammered out in your event planning process, but that's ok! 

The Cookery is a venue for private events.  We do not rent the space for events that sell tickets to the public.  If you are a non-profit organization interested in hosting a fundraiser at The Cookery, please CLICK HERE.

Name *
For example, are you the mother of the bride? Are you an event coordinator?
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Address *
Date of the event
Date of the event
If you are unsure, please indicate your preferences below
Day Preference (check all that apply)
The Cookery provides chairs, tables, tableware and more in our venue fee. Are there other items you are planning to rent?


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