Temple Square Hospitality Corporation serves the dining and hospitality needs of all guests visiting Temple Square. It provides world-class restaurants and catering services for weddings, special occasions, businesses and local government events. Gary R. Porter, senior vice president of the Deseret Management Corporation, which oversees Temple Square Hospitality, is here to tell us more.


Operating out of the historic Joseph Smith Memorial building, located in the heart of Salt Lake City, Temple Square Hospitality provides guests with old-world elegance and glamour with modern conveniences and unbeatable food. Simply put, the atmosphere at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building is breathtaking and impossible to match.

With nine banquet rooms that can accommodate 10 to 600 people, Temple Square Hospitality provides the right space, whether you’re planning an intimate event or the party of the year.

With exceptional catering created to meet the unique needs of each event, it’s not hard to see why the Joseph Smith Memorial Building has some of the most sought-after event space in Salt Lake City.

In addition to planning some of the hottest ticket events in town, Temple Square Hospitality operates several restaurants in the building and on the square to better serve everyone who visits Temple Square.


Whether you’re looking for a quick soup and sandwich combo, traditional homestyle comfort food or the finest dining available in Salt Lake, you can find all at Temple Square Hospitality. I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, and this is Speaking on Business.