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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

Caitlin & Tyler Get Married at Alisal River Terrace

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Photo Credit: Melanie Duerkopp

The following is an excerpt from wedding planner Santa Barbara Wine Country Weddings & Events‘ official “Real Weddings” BLOG.  Continue reading Caitlin & Tyler Get Married at Alisal River Terrace

Amy and Jeff’s Alisal River Terrace Nuptials

ART Amy and Jeff at Alisal Main EntranceIt was such a pleasure hosting Amy and Jeff’s wedding day at Alisal River Terrace!  These two had smiles that were beaming ear-to-ear and cast sunshine on everyone at their wedding (including our team)!

Their ceremony was held down at the terrace’s intimate lake with wine country Continue reading Amy and Jeff’s Alisal River Terrace Nuptials

“The Stuff Alisal Wedding Dreams Are Made Of” : Allyson & Darren’s Wedding

This blog post originally appeared on Wedding Planner Kerry Lee Dickey of Santa Barbara Wine Country Weddings & Events’ Website and is re-printed here with permission:

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Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort has been hosting memorable https://i0.wp.com/www.sbwinecountryevents.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/alisal-adobe4.jpgweddings for generations. In fact, it has been Continue reading “The Stuff Alisal Wedding Dreams Are Made Of” : Allyson & Darren’s Wedding

Jessica and Vince’s Alisal Wedding Story

jessica vince7Alisal guests may know Alisal bartender Vince and his fiancée, jessica vince3Jessica, who recently tied the knot at the ranch.   While the rain came down just moments before the bride was to walk down the aisle, that didn’t dampen the spirits of the guests or the bride and groom, who quickly shifted to a cozy and romantic fireside wedding ceremony in the Sycamore Room with legendary local pianist Bill Powell providing some lovely ambiance as well as ceremony music. Continue reading Jessica and Vince’s Alisal Wedding Story

Allyson & Darren’s Alisal Wedding Story

imageWhen a bride and groom book Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort for their wedding, it is nothing short of an “experience”.  Because the ranch generally requires an entire property “buy-out”, the legendary hospitality for which Alisal is known achieves new heights , as wedding guests themselves are the recipients of Continue reading Allyson & Darren’s Alisal Wedding Story

Lindsey and Jonathan’s Family Country Wedding at the Old Adobe

Photo by Lover of Weddings
Photo by Lover of Weddings

Lindsey and her family have always been a special part of the Alisal Guest Ranch family.  You see, she has been coming to the ranch with her family since she was 8 years old.  Lindsey and Jonathan’s love story started with Continue reading Lindsey and Jonathan’s Family Country Wedding at the Old Adobe

Lauren and Brian’s Wedding Story | Alisal Guest Ranch Reception

alisal lauren and brian sycamore and old adobeAll our wedding couples have a special place in our hearts . Many of them come to us because generations of their families have been enjoying the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort guest experience for their Continue reading Lauren and Brian’s Wedding Story | Alisal Guest Ranch Reception

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