Pit Stop Diner
Papa’s Dodge Inc.
New Britain, CT
Are you planning a special event, fundraiser, or reunion? Papa’s Pit Stop Diner can create a unique event for you, your company, and your guests that can be custom-tailored to your special needs.
Welcome home to the most unique and exciting new event experience since the invention of the wheel. It is called the Papa’s Scenic Drive and it will take you down memory lane like never before.
No more boring reunion parties with nothing to do. No more sitting at a table all night long waiting for it to end. At Papa’s, your event is special from the minute you walk through the doors. Our roving rooftop searchlights will announce your special event to everyone attending.
Menus can range from simple snacks to hot and cold hors d’oeuvres to a more traditional sit down meal. Papa’s PSD Catering can theme any event or dining experience that your guess will recall for years to come by providing a wide variety of taste tempting specialties and special services to create a lasting memory for everyone who attends.
Let Papa’s treat you and your guests to a new level of fun and excitement. Here are several special features that Papa’s and the Pit Stop Diner can provide you as you and your guests take a ride with us.
- Scavenger Hunt: Papa’s will provide up to 5 unique gift prizes per every 50 guests who complete our hidden “Chrysler” building hunt throughout the evening.
- Emcee Services: Do you need an Emcee to coordinate special activities you have planned for the evening. Emcee Talent can be arranged for 2, 3, or 4 hours during your event to keep your guests mingling and having fun. Add in our exclusive walking trivia contest with prizes to add even more fun for your guests.
- Video Services: Our professional videographer will document the evening with on the spot interviews with guests or by recording key special moments that you can designate. Order as many or as few copies as you like. We can direct mail them to your guests after your approval and a final edit.
- Trivia Contests: Create your own period trivia contest for your guests that include questions from your past. A P/A system and microphone is provided for you to use.
- Welcome Program: We can create a unique and custom designed road map and welcome program for your guests when they arrive. Here is your chance to present the event schedule and recognize individuals or sponsors for the contributions to your special event.
- Custom Sound System: Our unique sound system has the ability to provide themed music of your choice throughout our facility or at several different locations.
- Singing The Blues: Our unique depiction of that infamous blues duo from Rock Island Illinois is the stage and dance floor for a step back in time to when the blues was the news. Great for dancing.
- Decorations: Area event decorators can be contracted at your discretion to create a unique party look and experience for your guest’s enjoyment. Event balloon and streamer displays always add to a festive look and feel for any gathering.
- Over 15,000 square feet of event space is included in your event package. Guests will have the ability to stroll our entire guest area including our access to our exclusive back alley street and “Jeep Land” which features a faux wooden dance floor and 2 master blues men practicing their craft.
- Video Screens: Papa’s has 2 large screen video display viewing areas with full sound for your guests to enjoy during your event. Each can operate independently or jointly to present any video message you provide us. We can also expand the system to provide up to 20 locations for video viewing.
- Special Displays: If your group or company has a unique or special display that you would like to present, we can accommodate you by providing the necessary space and power to help make a special presentation
- Celebrity Guests: Need a crowd pleaser? How about bringing a celebrity look-a-like or guest to sign autographs or to take pictures with.
Our scenic 4 Hour Drive Event is mapped out as follows:
6:30 pm: On The Road…
Welcome desk, check in
30 minutes prior to start
7-8 pm: The Rest Stop…
Soft beverage service
Private beverage service
Chips / Dips / Snacks
8-10 pm: A Stop For Dinner…
Soft beverage service
Private beverage service
Hot hors d’oeuvres as ordered
Hot Entrées as ordered
10-11 pm: A Quickie Snack…
Desserts, Cookies, Cakes
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
11-12 pm: The Ride Home…
Event services are provided through the Pit Stop Diner division of Papa’s Dodge Inc. Payment terms are as follows:
10% Non-Refundable Deposit
Within 10 days of contract or at least 30 days in advance
50% Deposit in total 30 days in advance
50% remainder within 10 days after event date
Terms are cash or check only payable to Papa’s Dodge Inc.
Papa’s can accommodate special events and parties of up to 400 guests with seating for 100 included. Additional tables, seating, and staging is available at addition cost.
At Papa’s, we are prepared to provide you with the most unique and memorable guest experience for your event anywhere. There is no limit to our guest services and we are focused on creating an event second to none.
Catered event pricing does not include applicable state sales tax.
Alcoholic beverages are not included or provided.
All events are BYOB and provided by the guest.
Guests must contract for alcoholic beverage servers for groups of 80 or more guests.
All food items hot or cold are prepared and or provided by the Pit Stop Diner for the exclusive on site use of event guests during the event.
All events are exclusive and by private invitation only.
All events include an event entrance greeter, set ups, door prizes, contest prizes, event favors, and final cleanup services.
The minimum 4 Hour Scenic Drive Event size is 50 guests or $500.00 in food and soft beverage purchases.
Prices quoted are on a per person basis for food and beverages, all inclusive.
Event pricing is guaranteed for 30 days from quote date and are subject to change thereafter.
All signed contracts are guaranteed once the event deposit is received.
For more information, contact:
The Pit Stop Diner
Division of: Papa’s Dodge Inc.
585 East Main Street. New Britain, CT 06051