About

Welcome to The Westminster Manor Banquet & Catering House. I am Chef/Proprietor Daniel Lyons. I hope you find our website helpful in discovering what we have to offer you for your wedding or any other special event.

 

Please review our weddings & banquets information, menu selections, pricing list and view our photo gallery on our homepage.

The Westminster Manor Banquet House is a charming Tudor style house displaying all the charm of the Victorian era. Beautiful English Mahogany wood graces the interior, and decorative brickwork highlights the 3 fifteen foot fireplaces located throughout the Manor.

You will find three rooms inside the Manor – the club lounge area, the main formal dining room and the chapel room. The imported stained glass windows, and the Victorian style artwork, floral arrangements and decor all enhance the 18th century architecture of the Manor.

Proprietor Daniel Lyons is a Master Chef, graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in New York. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Daniel Lyons served his one year European apprenticeship at the Hotel Europa in Lucerne, Switzerland, Upon completion of his culinary training in Europe, Chef Daniel return to the United States and finished his 3 year American apprenticeship at the Omni International Hotel in Atlanta Georgia. He has worked as Garde Manager and Banquet/Pastry Chefs in 4 and 5 star hotels including the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta and Newport Beach. He was the opening Banquet Chef of the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel. During Chef Lyons working Chef Hotel days he prepared 7 course sit down/buffet dinners for President Carter in Atlanta and President Ronald Reagan in California.

In his 38 year culinary career, Chef Daniel Lyons has prepared and coordinated events for such notables:

TV Land Awards

MTV Music Awards

Kids Choice Awards

Fox Television Network
Executives Awards Night

Richard Nixon Library grand opening catering to the families of former U.S. Presidents Nixon, Carter, Ford, Clinton, and Reagan.

ABC Home Improvement Show

MLB owners luncheon hosted by
The Westminster Manor

Chef Daniel Lyons has made several appearances on the Food Network. Most recently, Chef Daniel received one of the most prestigious awards from his Alma mater Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, saluting him along with 4 other 1976 graduates as the most successful. He received the certification of Master Chef from the 5-star Culinary Institute of America Culinary School.

A New Second Location For Westminster Manor Banquet House & Catering

We now offer you (2) locations of your choice for your event. We offer The Westminster Manor House, a charming English Tudor style Southern California wedding venue with all the charm of the Victorian era as well as The Legacy Ballroom Tustin Hills that over looks a beautiful tree lined garden setting along with a total view of Tustin Hillside estates with outside table seating for dinner and a ceremony area. The choice of our (2) venues for your next event is your decision. Please call Chef Daniel Lyons at (714) 895-1171 to schedule your appointment for a tour of either of the (2) venues we offer. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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