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Announcing NOOR to Go – Catering for Virtual Events and Celebrations

noor to go catering service announcement

NOORtoGO is now live! Visit our innovative online ordering platform and customize your perfect Catering Package. Beginning this Fall, we are excited to announce the launch of NOOR to GO, our virtual catering platform. Order meals prepared by NOOR’s celebrated culinary team and have them delivered to their guest’s homes. Whether a distance meeting with employees, a virtual fundraiser for your school or non-profit, or special occasion gathering at home, choose from our large selection of Fully-Cooked and Almost-Finished prepared foods and take your virtual gathering to the next level with NOOR’s award-winning cuisine. Each of your guests will receive….

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GoFundMe Page for our Soup To-Go Donation Program

NOOR staff holding up soup bags and close ups of soup for gofundme donation page

NOOR temporarily closed it’s doors for events in March along with many other businesses. However, we were anxious to help combat the unforeseen side effect of hunger in our communities, so we re-opened our kitchen and began preparing nutritious, immune-boosting soups for donation to those in need. Since we began this project on March 27, 2020 we have donated 6,000 servings of soup to local residents, senior centers and foster homes. We have so far funded this program by ourselves, but now we are asking for your help to continue and possibly even expand this service. Please help us keep….

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Pasadena Food Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

vegetables with pasadena city hall in the background

We are putting together this ongoing list of organizations and businesses who are offering food donations and other free food service such as food deliveries plus food banks and pantries during the COVID-19 crisis. Please let us know details of anyone we have missed, the list will be ongoing until we have collectively flattened the curve. Thank you! You can find a similar list on the official Pasadena City Council website. The City of Pasadena COVID-19 official help and resources page can be found here. In addition, if you are suffering from food insecurity or need other assistance, call 211….

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Introducing Soup Fridays – Community Soup To Go

soup to go in pasadena

UPDATE: We have launched a GoFundMe Page requesting donations so we can keep up with increasing demand for our Community Soup To-Go Program. Please help us spread the word and share our GoFundMe Page Dear Friends & Family, Last week, we announced the difficult decision to postpone all events at NOOR through May 15, 2020 in response to the increasing risk of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Until we receive orders from the LA County Health Officer that we can re-open once again and begin celebrating events, NOOR’s kitchen will be repurposed into a community kitchen to provide nutrient-dense, immune-boosting soups to….

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A Statement From NOOR Regarding COVID-19

To our amazing clients, We have temporarily postponed all events at our Pasadena location pursuant to new developments with COVID-19, and in accordance with government guidelines. Our Sales team is working remotely and continuing to respond to our client’s event inquiries, preparing Proposals and reserving future events. Also, until we can begin providing Site Tours again, you can take a virtual tour of each of our ballrooms. We have been proactively communicating with each of our clients whose upcoming events through April 30, 2020 will be impacted by the latest restrictions. The safety and health of our community, guests and….

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NOOR Honored by LA Crime Stoppers

LA crime stoppers award gala flier in black gold and red

We are honored our President Robert Shahnazarian has been selected to receive an award from LA Crime Stoppers at their annual awards gala. “Los Angeles Crime Stoppers is proud to honor Pasadena business leader Robert Shahnazarian, President, NOOR Events as our Business Partner. Robert has partnered with Crime Stoppers since 2015. His generosity, business acumen and passion for community involvement and public safety has spread throughout Los Angeles County, making NOOR Event Center a premiere site for all events. We are thankful to have Robert and NOOR as valuable public safety partners and friends of Los Angeles Crime Stoppers.”  Natalie….

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NOOR Owners Honored by Congress

congresswoman judy chu presenting awards to robbert and maggie shahnazarian

On July 28, 2019, Robert and Maggie Shahnazarian, owners of NOOR, were the recipients of the Congressional Leadership Award as Business Persons of the Year by Congresswoman Judy Chu. This award honors leaders in the 27th District’s 19 communities that include Pasadena, San Marino, Altadena, Glendora, and Arcadia. Robert, Maggie and the team at NOOR graciously thank Congresswoman Judy Chu for this recognition and the community leaders for nominating them as Business Persons of the Year.    

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Kyle Richards Fashion Shoot at NOOR for Amaré Magazine

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Star Kyle Richards at NOOR

We were delighted to welcome Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards and Real Housewives of Orange County Star Gina Kirschenhelter to NOOR yesterday for Amaré Magazine’s fashion shoot. The creative team took over both NOOR ballrooms for the shoot featuring the gowns and dresses of acclaimed fashion designer Michael Costello. The shoot will be appearing in Amaré Magazine’s March issue! Vonzell Solomon, Aka Boomquisha, 2nd Runner up American Idol Season 4 was also modelling some Michael Costello gorgeous gowns.  Kyle Richards is the current star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and is also an actress, socialite and philanthropist. She began her….

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The Venue Report Special Feature

The Venue Report Features NOOR

NOOR is featured in The Venue Report’s latest round up, 20 Ballrooms you will actually want to get married in! The roundup includes some of the most iconic modern ballrooms from a total of 17 US cities. NOOR is the only ballroom featured from Pasadena and one of only three from Los Angeles. We are delighted to be featured among this list of truly beautiful and unique wedding venues. The Venue Report is an invitation only site that features the best and the brightest event venues, wedding venues, hotels and event spaces from around the world. Their list is expertly….

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Noor On KCAL Channel 9 News – Last Minute Wedding For La Tuna Fire Evacuees

Today KCAL Channel 9 News picked up on this inspiring story. Here are all the details along with the KCAL News Report video. “We do it all with love”. This weekend will go down in history as one of the hottest on record and the biggest fire in the history of LA County. Noor’s mission statement never rang more true than this weekend when a family who had to evacuate their Burbank estate due to the La Tuna Fire, called the GM of Noor on a wing and a prayer. The Noor team immediately stepped in, and in less than….

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