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Chefella's Event Space

436 E Main Street Clayton,NC

Main event space at night with candles lit and a street view
Customizable chalk sign in front of event space and outdoor seating

Location and Event Space

Chefella's Event Space is located in the heart of downtown Clayton on Main Street. With its bistro-style setting, bar and lounge area, and catering room, this space is perfect for engagement parties, baby or bridal showers, birthday parties, meetings or workshops, group lunches, and more for up to 25 people!

Stress-free catering options are easily added into your rental with options such as hors d'oeuvres, charcuterie, mimosa and shortcake bars, and more!

an elegant event space with a bistro-like feel

Table in candlelight at Chefella's Event Space
Bistro-style event space available to rent on Main Street in Clayton, NC
Main event room in the afternoon looking onto Main Street in Clayton, NC
Main event room at nighttime with candles lit
Bar and lounge area at Chefella's Event Space in Clayton, NC with lit backdrop for photos
Lit backdrop for event photos in the lounge area
Lounge area with lit backdrop for event photos
Catering experience room with stress-free catering options through Chefella's Catering and Events
Table centerpiece with lit votive candles, greenery, and a mirror
Card and gift table with lit candles
Exterior night view of the event space and bistro tables
Tables set next to the window with sconces and string lights
Daytime street view of the event space
Customizable chalk sign sitting in front of the outdoor seating area

Rates and Policies

Please see our rates and rental policies below or download our info sheet and rental agreement.

Recurring rental rates are available. Please contact us for more information.

Rental Rates

Rentals have a two-hour minimum with the following rates:

  • $55/hour on weekdays

  • $65/hour on weekends

  • $350 for an all-day rental (6 hours)


These rates include the use of the event rental space with tables, chairs, black linens, TV and bluetooth, along with a rental attendant present for the entirety of the event.


50% of the total payment is due upon booking to confirm the rental. The remaining payment amount is due 30 days in advance of the event date. To book a rental set to take place 30 days or less prior to the event date, a full payment is required at the time of booking.


A security deposit of $100 is required by check 30 days in advance and is returnable to the client after the rental has concluded barring any facility damages determined by Chefella’s staff. Renters are liable for any costs for damages made that exceed the security deposit amount.

Customizable Options

Table centerpieces are available with customized options at $25 per table.


A china package including plates, silverware, glasses, and napkins is available for $5 per person or $4.50 for disposable chinet.


Additional color choices for linens are available for $5 per linen.


Chefella’s catering packages are available for an additional cost. Please see available options on the Chefella’s website at


Event Cancellation Policy

Event cancellations must take place no more than 2 days (48 hours) after booking for a full refund. After 2 days no refund will be issued. After this time period should you need to cancel, you may transfer your event one time to a different date within 12 months of the original event date if available at no booking charge as long as given a 15-day notice form the event date (excludes bookings made 30 days or less prior to the event date).

Rental Policies

  • Renters may use their own decorations to set up themselves within the allotted rental time.

  • No decorations may be attached to walls, ceilings, doors, tables, or chairs without approval from staff. No tape, hooks, Command Strips, adhesives, tacks, push-pins, glue, nails, or staples may be used at any time against any surfaces.

  • Any decorations or items used outside the facility may not impede foot traffic on the sidewalk and must stay along the building (i.e. beside doors and benches).

  • All setup and breakdown must take place during the allotted rental time. Going past the rental time will incur additional charges with the above hourly rates.

  • Rentals are available at the earliest at 9 am and can go no later than 11 pm.

  • Homemade snacks as well as outside catering for international cuisines such as Chinese, Jamaican, etc. are permitted. General catering must be ordered through Chefella's Catering and Events. Please see available options on the Chefella’s website at Catering from outside companies or restaurants is not permitted.

  • Occupancy of the rental space may not exceed the maximum occupancy of 30 people at any time seated or 50 floating.

  • Chefella’s,LLC in not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items.

  • Renters are liable for any costs for damages made that exceed the security deposit amount.

  • Smoking is not permitted inside the facility. Smoking is allowed in the parking lot only.

  • Temperature settings for the thermostat may be adjusted by rental attendants only.

  • Client will perform a final walkthrough with the rental attendant at the end of the rental time.

Alcohol policy:

  • You may bring your own beer and wine. (We can provide Mimosa’s upon request for additional charge)

  • No other spirits are permitted on the premises.

  • All alcohol must stop being served 30 minutes prior to the end of the event.

  • Bartenders are available for a minimum of two hours for an additional charge and required if alcohol is being served.

  • Bartenders will use their discretion regarding drink limitations for attendees when needed.

  • Any violence, intoxication, or disorderly conduct will result in attendees being escorted off the premises with Town of Clayton Police being contacted if necessary.

Have other questions?

Contact us at 919-359-2884 ext. 4 or email for more information!

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436 E Main St.

Clayton, NC 27520

Main Street view of Chefella's Event Space

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