Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Lodging and Resort Info for Guests

Our technology gals are soooooo smart! Look what they built for one of our upcoming Weddings! And, they would be happy to create a page like that for you too. Please email me if you would like one, and send me a couple of the two of you to make it more personal. Please allow up to 10 days to process your request. Thanks!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

What's new?

Hello! So I can't believe it is still snowing up here (it's not really sticking though). Still, on with summer wedding plans! Check out what our logo company is offering:

Also, (this is so fun,) feel free to walk around your wedding venue and explore the Village on a virtual tour. Enjoy!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Wedding planning help for you!

I hope that most of you have had the chance to meet with your Northstar event planner by now! Therefore, I though now might be a good time to review their role in your Wedding. They are considered Venue / Site Coordinators. They handle the details of the ceremony and reception as it pertains to Northstar. They will also be at the wedding and usually stay to ensure the dinner goes off smoothly before leaving the remainder of the event in the capable hands of our Banquet Manager. They can give you their opinions of vendors they have worked with, but do not, for example, help you with table assignments, budgets or invitation selections. Get the gist?

Many of our brides require a little more assistance and there are different levels of wedding planners for them to choose from. Our coordinators can work together with outside wedding planners to make sure everything at your wedding is just right! The different types are:

•Event producer or full planner: For couples who want a wedding planner that will help them through the entire process. You should look for an event planning service or wedding consultant that can produce the entire wedding until the wedding is complete.

•Partial planner: For couples that has already completed some of their planning. If you are finding yourself bogged down with only two months until the wedding, consider a partial planner who can take over and finish up last minute details.

•Week of or day of planner: For couples who may want extra help coordinating the events on the big day. While your Northstar planner is doing some of this, they are mainly overseeing Northstar's responsibility to the execution of the event, not pinning boutonnieres on all the groomsmen. You should look for a planner that is willing to meet with you a couple times before the wedding so he/she understands your vision and needs for the day.

Local examples of full, partial, or week of /day of planners are Scott Corridan, Stephanie Anderson, Shannon Morse and Shawna Lee West, who specializes in day of wedding planning.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Movie Nights Location Change

Hi everyone! I just got word that all movies will not be on the roller rink this year and instead have been moved over to the gondola building. Just wanted to let you know ASAP in case you were planning a roller skating / movie night as part of your wedding weekend. Also, the schedule is posted on the website now. Ana, you got your wish!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

What did you think of the Wedding Faire?

Brides and grooms- I hope you got a lot accomplished at the Wedding Faire last weekend! Would you please tell me what you think by taking this quick (less than one minute, I promise) anonymous survey? Thanks bunches!

P.S. Looks like Angela and David had tons of fun on the post wedding faire poker run, visiting village retailers with wedding services!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Sneak Peek!

Drum roll please...! Our new menu is finally here! While many of you will be tasting it tomorrow, I still thought you might enjoy an exclusive preview (click on link to the left). Try not to drool on yourself while paging through it!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

No Wedding Complaints!

Guys, you really don't want to hear any of these common Wedding Complaints about your wedding! Keep in mind that we should not run out of food, nor provide lousy service so you don't have to worry about those two! Still, consider no waiting for buffet line fixes in our new Stationed menu with yummy choices like:

Action Stations:
Carving Station
Risotto Station
Pasta Station
Asian Noodle Station

Displayed Stations:
Antipasta Station
Soup and Salad Station
Potato Station
Breads and Spreads Station

Or our new Family Style menu:

Served on platters at table, options like:
Traditional Caesar Salad
Chef’s Choice Seasonal Salad
Antipasto Platter with Salami, Marinated Vegetables, Olives, and Crostini Crackers
Grilled Bavette Steak with Mushroom Ragout
Baked Filet of Petrale Sole Stuffed with Dungeness Crab with Lemon Garlic Crème Sauce
Seasonal Vegetables and Parsley Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Rigatoni with Roasted Garlic and Broccolini
Chicken with Artichokes and Wild Mushrooms

Are you hungry yet? Well wait until Saturday and you will get to sample some of these tasty dishes at the Wedding Faire! We will also have the new menu there with buffet and plated options too. See ya soon!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Google + Weddings = LOVE

Who doesn't love Google and I know you love Weddings if you are reading this so what could be better than the marriage of the two? Check it out: It's pretty amazing...

I can't wait to see you at the Wedding Faire this weekend!