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Overview
The Ultimate in Corporate Pampering
Elegant private villas, spectacular grounds, world-class art collections, and cutting-edge design define the Bella experience and set the backdrop for an evening to remember. Bella Palazzo has done extensive background checks to insure that any Bella preferred caterer, rentals provider, lighting and audio provider, florals, and photography among other providers are the very best in their craft. A fully choreographed evening at a Bella Estate is certain to be an affair to remember for years to come.
The Corporate ‘Think Tank’
In today’s emerging marketplaces we are seeing corporations turn to creative strategies to gain new advantages in the marketplace. The front-runners enjoy a cohesive mind set often attained at a corporate “think tank”. Whether it is only one day, or many, a very private getaway can be that extra edge you need. Quiet, spacious, private, secure, and luxurious, a Bella villa offers an endless list of amenities and creature comforts. Truly groundbreaking ideas have emerged from this kind of pampered getaway.
Epicureans Delight Team Building
A battle looms and you must take a stance. “To Grill or not to Grill” that is the question! Nationally known Chefs Doug & Craiger select teams to either Sear or Saute’; identical items are cooked off after each team preps, cooks, and finishes an incredible gourmet dinner! Results to be consumed, with delight and voraciousness! The chefs join at dinner comparing results, and discussing the wine pairings! Be prepared to eat, drink, and be merry!
Locations
Bella Palazzo, began in 2001 in Arizona offering fabulous private villas for themed evenings. Quickly, requests started coming in for other uses, such as photography, and film, and even product launches and tours. In 2006 Bella expanded to other states like California and Colorado with incredible villas in the lofty mountains along with the sandy beaches. Shortly thereafter, requests started coming in for extended stays, and our estates were a perfect match. Our portfolio now encompasses literally every desirable location. Europe, Asia, South America, The Caribbean, the exotic islands of the Pacific are all available on request.
Lunch Venues
Lunch Venues & Spouse Excursions
While the executives are away, the spouses must play! A beautifully prepared garden luncheon in one of our spectacular gardens is a wonderful way to occupy a day. Check into the very special chef driven cooking classes available to complement the luncheon! Every Bella Palazzo “luxury villa” possesses its’ own unique style and character. The vast variety of architectural styles, stunning settings, and opulent touches provide fabulous backdrops for luncheons hosting groups from 2 to 2,000! Choose the “luxury villa rental” that best matches your groups’ style, and work with the Bella team to produce a spectacular luncheon that will make the executives wish they skipped the golf outing. Bella has assembled a list of the finest caterers, theme planners, and rental companies to assist in creating that perfect outing.
Dinner Venues
Unique Off-site Dinner Venues
An evening of celebration and revelry is your reward for all of the hard work you and your team has invested in the future of your company. Why settle for a giant box of a room at a not very private resort? Instead treat everyone to something completely different. A private Bella Palazzo villa offers room to truly celebrate in a grand way. An evening themed event with live music, staging, lighting, elegant table-sets, mouth watering cuisine, florals, and many other options will become your preferred way to reward everyone on the team! Indoors or outdoors, 10 guests or 2,000, the perfect space is available! Let us plan your perfect evening for you.
Activities
Activities & Spouse Excursions
Bella Palazzo has developed a number of highly unique programs for the enjoyment of all of our guests. Whether you choose to go on a chauffeur driven shopping excursion in Scottsdale, or if you are a foursome that can’t wait to get on one of the area’s signature golf courses , the options are endless. Call our concierge and see if they can work some magic! And let’s not forget that we all need to eat! Bella has a selection of internationally known chefs available for a spectacular meal, or you could choose to have one of them come in for an informative and fun cooking class. As you can see, the only restrictions are the imagination!
“Play in The Vault” at Molina’s Fine Jewelers
If you have ever spent some time lingering over showcases full of sparkling gem creations, then an afternoon surrounded by gems in the Vault at Molina’s Fine Jewelers will easily surpass anything you have experienced! Al Molina has spent years becoming the most brilliant and respected jeweler in metro Phoenix. His creations have adorned the necks and hands of the world’s rich and famous. Now is your opportunity to try on some of his most fabulous creations, and wouldn’t a chilled glass of bubbly go perfect with the sparkly gems? Learn the history and inner workings of the iconic Swiss timepieces. Learn the origins of the gems and how they are rated and selected. Plan a catered luncheon at a nearby Bella property, and savor your new purchase. Hold it up high now so the sun can catch every glittering facet!
Art of Entertaining
Learn the delightful art of entertaining from one of the Valleys foremost experts on the subject; Jan D’Atri! Jan is a veteran of the Phoenix market, having entertained viewers on television, listeners on the radio, and readers in both magazine and newspaper. Over the years, Jan has used her incredible style and vivid imagination to treat us to ideas that will enrich your lives. Everything from space-saving techniques to seasonal adornments, and everything in between, Jan will take you through an interactive hands-on class that showcases her charming Southwestern Martha Stewart-esque style. Pricing includes all associated program costs. Food and beverage not included. Guests take home all crafts.
Cooking Class
Many of us would like to think we are capable of holding our own in the kitchen, even if that just means the very basics. Many of us would also like to know much more about preparing foods, but we allow ourselves to be intimidated. When it comes to putting together a multi-course meal, we simply go into a panic. With a world-class repertoire of private chef options, you may chose Chef Michael DeMaria, Chef Doug Brochu, or Grill Maestro Craiger Van Zee among others, as your host for this educational and inspirational how-to. Whether you are preparing foods indoors or outdoors on a grill, paying attention to a few simple basics, and using your common sense will yield better results than you might think. With many families opting to stay home and take advantage of the amazing play-spaces that we are putting in our backyards, someone in the family needs to get up to speed culinary-wise. Learn how to incorporate the fabulous foods and flavors of the Mediterranean Rim countries. Healthy, vibrant, and simple!
Estate Home Tours
A delightful time awaits your spousal clients as groups of 20 to 120 take tours of fabulous Valley estates. Whether your group is small and tours several homes in succession, or if it is larger and requires splitting up, each group will be treated to an in-depth docent led look into some of the most exciting and progressive architecture and design. Bella Palazzo homes run the gamut from a historic estate in The Phoenix Country Club to authentic Southwestern Adobes, to ultra-modern Bauhaus design. At each home a knowledgeable and courteous docent will lead your groups on a tour, highlighting the background of the area, the thought put into the design, the professionals brought on to execute the vision, and the finishing touches incorporated to complete the overall look. Questions will be answered and everyone goes away with not only a new view on the Phoenix lifestyle, but ideas of what to do in their own home as well.
Show Houses and Showrooms
The ultimate Red Carpet Cultural Buying Excursion! Bella Palazzo is proud to join forces with your personal shopper, Nancy Shina of Spree! The Art of Shopping. Considered a master shopper by all who know her, the former hospitality industry executive was required to travel internationally and was inspired by a private shopping tour she took in Paris to subsequently launch Spree and offer similar private shopping tours in tony Valley locations.

Exit your chauffeured limousine onto the legendary Red Carpet and venture into the finest of private estates. Witness the world-class design, architecture, interiors and art collections at Spanish Antigua, Rockin Moroccan, or Casa de los Milagros: grand names and estates of grandeur. Your docents will guide you on an informative tour of each estate, as each homeowner is an importer of fabulous furniture and accessories, and each has a showroom available to the trade and other privileged buyers. You will be personally escorted in your limousine to a private shopping excursion for an adventure few experience. A customized itinerary provides for an excursion “off the beaten path” for Southwest secret finds, and as a complement to the showrooms chosen, we will escort you to a home decor boutique, and art gallery. Here you will get the “star” treatment when you are greeted by the owners who have set aside this private time for your shopping experience. A choice of passed appetizers & champagne can be offered to your high-end clientele for an additional fee. Unique to the Southwest, this is a, cultural, and sensorial experience.

Event cost for up to 15 people
Can be custom priced for groups of two or more. Suggested transportation is optional
Theme Evenings
To Grill or Not To Grill – Team Building Cooking
A battle looms and you must take a stance. “To Grill or not to Grill” that is the question! Nationally known Chefs Doug & Craiger select teams to either Sear or Saute’; identical items (the GRILL TEAM and the SAUTE TEAM) are cooked off after each team preps, cooks, and finishes an incredible gourmet dinner! Results to be consumed, with delight and voraciousness! The chefs join at dinner comparing results, and discussing the wine pairings from shooting star “Pillsbury Wines”. Be prepared to eat, drink, and be merry!
Vendors
Our Preferred Vendors
Bella Palazzo has meticulously hand-picked a selection of the finest providers in the industry. Interviewed, tested, and trusted, our caterers represent the finest in off-site dining available, and our rentals providers can fulfill any request. Each of our vendors is licensed, bonded, and insured before they are allowed on property, and each has been selected because of their professionalism, appearance, reputation, and honor. By hand selecting, we are insuring that our investment is protected, and your event goes off smoothly. It must be noted that ONLY Bella Palazzo preferred vendors are allowed to conduct business at a Bella property. No exceptions. This pertains to caterers, and rental providers as well as other Bella approved service providers.
Preferred Catering Vendors
Preferred Personal Chefs
Preferred Rental Companies
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