Golden Hour Wedding Ceremony at Grand Gimeno
Joanna and her bridesmaids got ready inside the Powder Room while Tim and his groomsmen leisurely suited up in the Parlor at Grand Gimeno. Once both groups were ready, the bride and groom met in the Foyer for their first look. Tim turned around to see his beautiful bride standing in front of him and the two shared sweet compliments before joining their wedding party outside. The bridesmaids wore green, and the groomsmen kept it classic in black and white. The photographer snapped away as the friends smiled and laughed creating memories to last a lifetime. Afterwards, everyone lined up for ceremony.
Guests signed the bride and groom’s guest book, then took a seat in the Olive Grove. Greenery mixed with peach and rust-colored florals decorated the aisle and ceremony backdrop, and as soon as everyone was in attendance, the processional began. Together in front of all their closest friends and family, Joanna and Tim read personalized vows, exchanged rings, and sealed the ceremony with a kiss. The crowd cheered as the newlyweds made their grand exit into cocktail hour.
Filet and Wild Mushroom Wellingtons and Crab Cakes were tray passed around the Olive Grove and Whiskey Sour and Tequila Sunrise signature drinks were being mixed at the bar. Guests mixed and mingled and posed for photos with the newlyweds, the headed inside for reception.
Tables were topped with greenery and flickering candles creating a romantic atmosphere. Joanna and Tim made their grand entrance, shared their first dance, and took a seat at their sweetheart table. Zucchini Lime Chicken, Vegetarian Rotolo Bolzano, Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Marinated Vegetables, and Caesar Salad was served. The menu was selected by the bride and groom with help from our event specialist, Arielle. While everyone enjoyed dinner, friends and family shared toasts. Glasses clinked in the air, then the bride and groom cut into their marble wedding cake with cappuccino creme filling. After sharing a bite, Tim and Joanna invited their guests to indulge in our Classic Dessert Station with an assortment of Raspberry Chocolate Decadence Cakes, Fresh Fruit Tarts, Vanilla Bean Chocolate. Eclairs, Mango and Passion Fruit Macarons and French Apple Tarts. Full from dinner and dessert, guests hit the dance floor. The remainder of the evening was spent moving to the music and posing in front of the photo booth to commemorate the special day.