About

Parties Perfected

The Palafox House, located at 196 North Palafox Street, is the newest addition to Great Southern Restaurants, parent company of the Fish House, Atlas Oyster House, and Jackson’s Steakhouse. For years, Great Southern has provided catering and event planning services for a number of events: rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, cocktail affairs, awards receptions, holiday parties, birthday celebrations, as well as luncheon and dinner events. With over ten years of experience, our team can accomplish the perfect party.

In addition to the venue, our team can provide a number of services to help make your next event extraordinary. Rylee Hart, Melissa Bailey, and Ashley Bliss are all at your service to make your event a memorable one.

Services

From traditional parties for your office or family, hot buffets, party nibbles or tailor-made menus just for you, our catering and events team is here to help plan the perfect party. We will personally assist you in the planning of your event; this is our specialty. Whether you are a local resident or coming to Pensacola for the special event, we have the tools to assist throughout the entire process. Whether it be full planning, or pulling all of the details together, we can customize all of the services you need – from menus to wine, decorations to the finishing touches — leaving you to enjoy the company of your guests, ensuring everyone a wonderful gathering. We all take pride in knowing what it takes to have a truly successful event and knowing that every detail does matter.

Rates

plus all applicable taxes

View Palafox House Rental Agreement


Melissa Bailey

Director of Catering and Private Events, Great Southern Restaurants

Melissa Bailey has been with Great Southern Restaurants for the past 15 years. Since the age of 15, she has worked her way to her current position, Director of Catering and Private Events. With her experience in both front and back of the house operations, she has everything it takes to execute any event large or small from start to finish. Melissa is a native of Pensacola — and planning to stay that way by continuing to build roots with friends, family and loyal customers — she is the perfect person to trust any event that is important to you.

Rylee Hart

Wedding & Private Events Coordinator, Great Southern Weddings

Rylee Hart has been with Great Southern Restaurants for the past three years. A Pensacola native, University of West Florida graduate, Hart brings a wealth of knowledge to our clients about Pensacola and our community. Prior to joining Great Southern, Hart worked as an assistant wedding planner and since joining our team, she has planned and coordinated hundreds of private events. Hart will ensure your event is seamless – from start to finish – for your most special day.