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We are delighted that you are considering the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech for your special event! For the purposes of pre-planning, this comprehensive policy sheet has been developed to ensure that you are aware of the abilities and limitations of the Historic Academy of Medicine. 

Rules and Regulations

The Historic Academy of Medicine offers a wide variety of catering choices. Menu options are virtually limitless, from the simple to the extraordinary! 

Affairs to Remember Caterers (                                                            


Affairs to Remember Caterers is one of the largest privately held, full-service luxury catering companies in the United States. Our nearly 40 years of success can be attributed to the company’s innovative menus, impeccable service, attention to detail and reliability. As Martha Stewart’s choice for Caterer of the Southeast Region and one of Bon Appetit Magazine’s “Top Nine” wedding caterers, Affairs to Remember Caterers brings its expertise to every special event.


Allmora Culinary Services (                                                


Allmora Culinary Services is committed to meeting the needs of our patrons, and to exceed their expectations of quality & service. We offer organizations the ability to provide high quality, low cost meals to customers in a clean, professionally managed atmosphere.


Alon’s Bakery & Market (                                                      


For occasions large and small, Alon’s catering menus feature crowd-pleasing combinations from global old-world classics to foodie-friendly selections. Recognized as one of Atlanta’s top corporate caterers, Alon’s also offers upscale options perfectly suited for casual events, weddings, corporate events or parties. Our Jewish-style menu offerings are perfect for Kiddush Luncheons, Holiday Meals, Shabbats, Mitzvahs and other life-cycle events.  Vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free options are available. We specialize in providing our clients and their guests with the fresh, tasty dishes.


Avenue Catering Concepts (                           


Avenue Catering Concepts is committed to providing delicious menu options and superb artistic presentation in a highly efficient manner, so you can thoroughly enjoy your event. Avenue offers delectable pastries, kosher dishes, and certified organic menus which feature local farms that cultivate pesticide free organic vegetables and other environmentally friendly foods. 


Bold American (                                          


Bold American Catering is dedicated to making your event exceptional, memorable, and bold. Impeccably warm service, award-winning design, and creative, personalized menus work together flawlessly for any and all events! All of Bold American Catering’s food is made fresh and cooked on site. We create food for every mood, and tastes for every occasion.


Carlyle’s Corporate Catering (                    


For 38 years Carlyle’s Catering has proudly provided Atlanta-area businesses with high-quality catering in a wide variety of corporate settings. Carlyle’s specializes in homemade breakfast, lunch and reception foods, emphasizing freshness and value with every offering. Our Everyday commitment to our customers is to always provide timely and friendly service, professional set-ups, a wide range of presentations and, of course, delicious foods.


Flavours at Georgia Tech Catering (               


From morning breakfast baskets and freshly brewed coffee to casual feasts and elegant hors d'oeuvres, Georgia Tech Catering provides unique and contemporary menus.  Georgia Tech Catering will offer you fresh ingredients, creative preparations, elegant presentation, and thoughtful service.


Open Hand Atlanta, Inc. (                  


Open Hand Atlanta’s, Good Measure Meals, we really take Food is Medicine to heart through our 360º support system of gourmet catering and ready-to-eat meal plans alongside our nutrition, fitness, and wellness programs. Power your meetings with the best in nutrition and in taste.  With our meticulously balanced meals, your mind and body receive the appropriate nutrition you need to function at high capacity!


Proof of the Pudding (                                        


We are innovative caterers bringing new ideas and fresh flavors to the catering world. Each member of our team is willing and able to create a unique menu to fit both your tastes and your event.  Their delicious creations include Steak Diane and Godiva bread pudding, sensational dishes that are sure to make your mouth water.


Serendipity Catering, Inc. (                                    


Nestled at the northern tip of the perimeter in Atlanta, Georgia, Serendipity! Catering, Inc. has been providing catering for corporate functions, receptions, private parties, and other special events for over two decades. Through the years, we have developed enduring relationships with our customers. At Serendipity Catering, Inc. we are committed to providing you with the highest quality, freshest food available. We are passionate about great tasting food and exceptional service. Our dedicated staff of professionals will work with you to create a memorable event.


Soiree Catering LLC (                                 


Soiree Catering and Events is a full-service catering and event design company dedicated to the art of entertaining with style.  Everyone at Soiree – from chefs to account managers – aspires to make every event distinctive and unusual. Soiree creates elegant menus that reflect the style and taste of every client. We focus on a variety of social and corporate events with menus designed to reflect the spirit of the occasion. Each Soiree event is meticulously planned within your budget — whether small or large.  Let Soiree make your next event a stylish affair!


Sun in my Belly (                                                            


At Sun in my Belly, we wear a few hats.  We are a breakfast + lunch + dinner café, as well as a full service catering company. Our founder wanted to make her mark by creating an exciting, visually-driven, haute cuisine catering company for Atlanta. She was one of the first chefs in town to champion seasonally fresh, local fare that featured an artful flair, distinguished by intricate, nature-driven themes which are woven into all of her signature dishes.


Time to Dine Chefs and Caterers (                         


Time to Dine Chefs & Caterers is committed to providing great food and personal service at an exceptional value in a professional and timely manner with integrity and accountability. By using the best ingredients available to us, hiring talented, caring, professional, and enthusiastic culinary and service personnel, being personally accountable to each and every client, we are building and maintaining lasting relationships. We strive to craft a wonderful menu that will appeal to most everyone, even the gluten-free/paleo/diabetic/no nuts/lowfat/vegans! Our goal is to ensure that the food is as exceptional as the service.

Catering Options

Complete Beverage Systems owns and operates the liquor license at the Historic Academy of Medicine. All alcohol must be provided and poured by Complete Beverage Systems. 

Complete Beverage Systems

Complete Beverage Systems (Liquor Vendor) is a Georgia Corporation, fully licensed and insured, that provides alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage services for special events, banquets and receptions. We operate our business as an extension of the Historic Academy of Medicine, with the pleasure and enjoyment of facility clients utmost in our minds. From planning to serving, we have experienced professional, well trained staff. 

Sample Bar Packages


The Historic Academy of Medicine's Event Coordinators can help you navigate through your parking options.

Public Transportation

The Historic Academy of Medicine is connected to the Georgia Tech campus via the Tech Trolley, with a stop directly in front of the building.

The building is conveniently located .2 miles from the Midtown MARTA station, a short 5 minute walk


Please click here for an interactive map and directions to the Historic Academy of Medicine.
Driving Directions

May I bring in my own caterer?

-The Historic Academy of Medicine is owned by Georgia Institute of Technology, a state owned entity. The list of catering companies provided is an approved list from the Institute and must be followed. Exceptions may be discussed with the building’s Event Staff.

May I bring in my own alcohol?

- No, the liquor license for the Historic Academy of Medicine is owned by Complete Beverage Systems. All alcohol must be purchased and poured by Complete Beverage Systems and their professional staff.

Where do my guests park?

-There is parking on-site parking that can be made available for you event; please contact an event coordinator for more information or visit parking and transportation.

My reservation will need a projector and screen for a powerpoint presentation and possibly a microphone. Is that possible?

-Many rooms at the Historic Academy of Medicine have built-in audio visual equipment: Theater, Magnolia Room, Sugarberry Room, Cottonwood Room. For those rooms that do not have built-in audio visual equipment, mobile equipment can be offered. Please call the office at 404.894.1414 for more information and for pricing.

How many guests can come to my event?

-This question depends greatly on what type of event you are hosting at the Historic Academy of Medicine and if you plan to use any of the beautiful outdoor space available. The Theater, used for: conferences, lectures, performances, ceremonies, special events and symposia; can seat 230 guests. The building has hosted events as large as 500 guests or as intimate as 20 guests.

Is there an elevator in the building?

-Yes, the Historical Academy of Medicine has two internal elevators and one external chair-lift. The building, although being on the National Register of Historic Places, is ADA accessible.

What type of events are hosted at the Historic Academy of Medicine?

-The building is a unique venue with flexible options, and versatile floor plans that can work for a wide variety of events!

Would my reservation include any outdoor space?

-Yes! The Historic Academy of Medicine has a gorgeous front lawn that has been beautifully landscaped by Georgia Institute of Technology. The front lawn may be reserved with an Upper Level or full building reservation. There is also a quaint courtyard that can be reserved with a Terrace Level or full building reservation.

Will I need special insurance for my event?

-Yes, the Historic Academy of Medicine requires all events to carry special event insurance. As a client you can purchase this insurance via any provider. To make the planning process easier for our clients our team has a quick on-line quote that can be purchased. Please visit for more information.

What time does my event need to end?

-The Historic Academy of Medicine does not have a dedicated stop time. Your reservation can start as early and end as late as you wish, as long as it is follows the contracted Use Agreement you signed upon booking.

Do you have a preferred vendor list?

-The Historic Academy of Medicine has preferred vendors for catering and for bar services. All vendors must carry certificates of insurance meeting the Use Agreements needs. Should you need help finding a vendor our team is more than happy to help. We also love meeting and working with new vendors!

Sample Copy of Vendor Insurances Needed

I have never hosted such a large scale event before….Can the building’s event coordinator help me?

-The Historic Academy of Medicine’s team of professionals has more than 40 years of combined industry experience; we are happy to help in any way!

875 W Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 3030

About Us

The Historic Academy of Medicine’s team of event staff is professional and courteous with superior customer service and great attention to detail. The team has numerous influential relationships within the Atlanta event industry, as well as strong connections to the Georgia Tech culture and community.
875 West Peachtree St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 894-1414


“You helped us create the perfect setting with an evening that served our program and our guests. Thank you!”
-Kristie Etheridge, MHRM, CPMSM, CPCS
Piedmont Physicians

“Our wedding was flawless and no team deserves more credit for this than the staff of the Historic Academy of Medicine.”
-Matthew & Artesia Williams
Married on July 25th, 2015

“I hope we get a chance to use the Academy of Medicine again in the future.”
-Shan Bawany
Delta Sigma Pi - Zeta Lambda

“We highly recommend the Historic Academy of Medicine as a venue for any wedding or event!”
-Jennifer Allgood, Bride
Married January 9th, 2016