Alan Emmott Centre
Imagine celebrating your once-in-a-lifetime event in a heritage schoolhouse that dates back to more than a century ago. This beautiful and historic venue is tucked away in the heart of South Burnaby, and presents some remarkable postcard-perfect photo opportunities.
Our Wedding Experts
Attention to detail, personalized service and a gourmet menu are the benchmarks of every event at the Alan Emmott Centre. As well, our event and wedding experts are here to answer any questions you may have as you get ready for your unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Helen McConaghy has worked with the City’s Food Services division for more than half her life. In that time, she has seen the department grow to include several restaurants and an expert catering department - which she now leads. Along with creating memorable events for her clients, Helen says her favourite part of the job is helping wedding couples on their big day, “and knowing you’re making their day as special as can be.” Helen can be reached at email@example.com or 604-205-3026.
Maiwesh (Mai) Dossa has been leading the kitchen at the old-fashioned Ice Cream Parlour (also known as the ICP Café) for nearly two decades – garnering much acknowledgement and praise along the way.
Throughout the years, Mai has come by her experience and skills entirely through hard work and on-the-job training. Along with the ICP Café, Mai also caters a remarkable number of City events and weddings throughout the year, including the Mayor’s Annual Appreciation Dinner.