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Wedding Menus at The Ranch : A Look at One Couple’s Delicious Buffet

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Photo Credit:  Kacie Jean Photography

Chef Pascal Godé and his team possess the talent to create virtually any menu that one can create and welcome the opportunity to customize special touches for Alisal wedding couples.  That said, most choose to take advantage of the ranch’s already-famous specialties, including menus with succulent BBQ, farm-fresh vegetable dishes and salads, and homemade ranch-goodness comfort food items.  The fact that Chef Pascal and/or his team personally man the grill on site to provide heavenly scents for the evening’s special event menu is always a huge plus, too. Continue reading Wedding Menus at The Ranch : A Look at One Couple’s Delicious Buffet

Special Event Rental Prop & Decor Inspiration

At Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, we are privileged to see all sorts of event styles and decor and work with the finest event professionals from all over.  This year, we’ve seen a few things we especially love and wanted to share them with you here.  These are specialty items that can be ordered with the service provider mentioned below the photo and whose specialty includes these items, as well as many others.  Below is our “inspiration board” for a few rental items (please see service providers mentioned for all proper photo credit and sources).

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Above Photos all from Ventura Rental Party Center blogs and social media (see their pages for details on photo credits) (Top):  Dark Cherry Wood Chairs are a wonderful option at the ranch for our outdoor events | Bottom Left Photo: Chivari Chairs paired with Ranchero Tables (that don’t even need linens – just a gorgeous runner and placesettings with colors that pop) |  Bottom right photo: Whether a cake stand or unique table for items at the ceremony altar or at a lounge seating area, this matte gold antler side table is sure to spark conversation! Continue reading Special Event Rental Prop & Decor Inspiration

What is the Difference Between a Wedding at the Ranch vs. Alisal River Terrace?

imageAlisal Guest Ranch and Resort has had their decadent weddings featured in many national publications and highly-regarded wedding blogs.  It has also been the chosen destination wedding spot of many a celebrity over the years.  While there are many locations in Santa Barbara’s wine country that offer gorgeous backdrops for exchanging nuptials, Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort offers something unique:  a variety of location types, exclusivity (more on this in a moment) and the legendary service of a major resort and culinary skills of a world-renowned Executive Chef.  In some cases, Alisal Guest Ranch also offers guests the opportunity to stay at the same location – just steps from the wedding taking place.  Convenience can be such a necessary comfort. Continue reading What is the Difference Between a Wedding at the Ranch vs. Alisal River Terrace?

Wedding Planning Tips by Scott Topper | How to Avoid Mistakes in Hiring a DJ

IMG_2971Think hiring a DJ for your wedding or special event is as simple as just finding someone who can play music for you?  Think again.  There is so much more to Continue reading Wedding Planning Tips by Scott Topper | How to Avoid Mistakes in Hiring a DJ