Every Cescaphe wedding is a feast for all the senses, but it’s the culinary experience that sets the stage and raises the curtain for all the celebration that follows.
It begins with our legendary Cocktail Hour-and-a-Half—and continues throughout the event. With a wealth of choices for every course, as well as special seasonal offerings, our menus are designed to free you to be as creative and original as possible in delighting your guests.
Whatever you select, you can be confident that every cocktail, every hors d’oeuvre, and every entrée will be prepared to perfection and served with attention to every detail.
We wouldn’t have it any other way.
All Cescaphe weddings feature our Signature Cocktail Hour-and-a-Half. Guests will be impressed as they enjoy top shelf cocktails and gourmet hors d’oeuvres, including our Chilled Seafood Bar, two Chef Attended Action Stations, and a selection of 40-50 Butlered Hors D’oeuvres.
Top Shelf Bar
A Top Shelf Open Bar is standard at Cescaphe. Our extensive collection includes over 40 different Vodkas along with a premium selection of Rum, Gin, Scotch, Bourbon, Whiskey & Cordials. Cescaphe also includes an impressive selection of beers and wines. A Signature Cocktail customized by the bride and groom adds a personal touch to the bar.
Cescaphe Weddings feature a three-course seated dinner with tableside entrée selection made the night of the wedding (less stress for bride and groom!). Guests will enjoy salad, intermezzo, and entrée that is prepared to order. Cescaphe couples choose three entrée choices to offer their guests from our menu of 60-70 selections. Menu selections are presented on a custom menu provided by Cescaphe.
The ending is sweet at your Cescaphe Wedding. Guests will enjoy a decadent Gourmet Dessert Display, highlighted by a Chef-Attended Dessert Station. The centerpiece is a four-tier wedding cake, custom designed by the bride and groom. From the simple elegance of buttercream to elaborate fondant flowers, our extraordinary Pastry Team brings your imagination to reality.
Meet Your Chef
I have been a chef most of my life with experiences ranging from different countries and cultures, to the high volume of upscale gourmet, to managing many restaurants and catering events in the thousands. Here at Cescaphe, it is exciting to be a major piece of the art of what Cescaphe is about.Learn More
What better time to dream big dreams? To go beyond the expected, the conventional, the tried and true? If you have a vision of your perfect wedding, we’d love to hear it. Because nothing gives us more satisfaction and delight than working with brides and grooms to help make their fondest wishes come true on their special day.Learn More
We take your wedding day as seriously as you do. Each and every wedding receives our full attention. In addition to taking the time to give every bride and groom our full personalized attention to help them envision, design, and create the wedding of their dreams, our wedding team spends more than 30 hours meeting internally to go over each and every detail of every single wedding—so that you will never have to.Learn More
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