20 Nov Alison & Neal
Alison & Neal’s wedding at The Chapel Hill Carriage House was simply lovely. The gorgeous bride, Alison, had an amazing team helping to make her special day unforgettable! Her family owns the venue and chose Donovan’s Dish to ensure a flawless reception for their daughter. Every detail was heartfelt, sweet, and beautifully displayed.
The bar was set up by the original carriage house and throughout cocktail hour guests could wander the grounds. The brick patio in front of the stone fireplace and chimney was perfect for mingling, and the pavilion was set up with mismatched china plates and centerpieces of wild flowers on top of beautiful wood tree slabs. A goat milking stand was used as a self serve coffee station. How cute is that?!
Dinner service was flawless! Menu Selections:
Passed Hors d’oeuvres
Shrimp & Grit Cake
Cremini mushroom, Ashe County cheddar grit cake,
Chef’s special sauce
Fried Green Tomato
panko, Ashe County Cheddar pimento cheese
Fall Garden Salad Display
cranberries, pears, gorgonzola, candied pecans,
house made vinaigrette
On The Bone Chicken
free range chicken, pistachio, cilantro pesto
Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon
mango salsa, chef’s special chili sauce
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf
Cheers to dining well and to Alison & Neal!