|Meet Our Team|
Marta Bodenhorst - Owner
A native of Colombia, South America, Marta moved to the states over 20 years ago. Having acquired a background in Business and Hospitality Management, Marta's dreams and determination for success gave her the foundation to attain the essential qualities of an entrepreneur. Marta started her business Ventures by opening a restaurant in downtown Asheville with her husband John. This is currently known as "The Bier Garden" which has become Asheville's destination bar and restaurant for locals as well as the bachelors party place. For more information go to http://www.ashevillebiergarden.com . After a few years of managing the business, Marta started her own endeavors with"Marta's Catering" and "Baskets to Give" and finally, "The Venue"
Jon Andrews - General Manager
A local of Asheville, Jon has many years of experience in the hospitality field after graduating cum laude from the Hotel and Restaurant Management program at A-B Tech in 2006 after a brief stint in accounting. He possesses strong leadership qualities, a commitment to client satisfaction, an eagerness to build relationships within our varied event community, and a strong desire to see The Venue grow.