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Wedding Sampling Reservations

Thinking of a Wedding? Renewing your vows? Or, celebrating a special anniversary? We would be delighted to have you join us for one of our bi-annual Wedding Sampling Events. The purpose of this event is to present some of the season’s best menu selections; to offer a preview of each of our event facilities, floral designs and spa services; to introduce our most valued vendors, and to show couples how Stroudsmoor can take their wedding vision and make it a dream come true. Reservations are required for our Wedding Sampling Events.


Stroudsmoor Country Inn invites you to a Wedding Sampling on November 12, 2017 by reservation only. The purpose of this event is to acquaint couples with some of the inn’s famous hors d’oeuvres and most frequently chosen menu selections; to offer them a preview of each of the five event facilities located on the 350 acre property; to introduce them to the inn’s floral designers, lodging coordinators, and spa staff; and to tempt them into tasting a variety of mouthwatering wedding cake selections. Each guest will experience first-hand the ambiance of a Stroudsmoor Wedding, and understand how the Inn is a quintessential element in the planning of an unforgettable wedding celebration.

Meeting our client’s needs is paramount at Stroudsmoor; therefore, our Event Planners are well versed in the execution wedding ceremonies from around the world – working with officiates from Priest to Pandit, Rabbi to Swami. Additionally, meeting specific dietary tastes is vital. Stroudsmoor’s team of chefs are trained and certified in the art of preparing international cuisine – including but not limited to classic American, Italian, Latino, Asian, Indian, Vegetarian, Pescatarian and Vegan. Lastly, we are an advocate for our couples, striving to ensure all their needs are addressed; they experience stress-free planning and enjoy, thoroughly, the excitement of their wedding celebration. To this end, we offer the following services all under the “Stroudsmoor Roof”.

Stroudsmoor Floral and Décor Team features exquisite and affordable works of art. The team will be present at the sampling event to answer floral and décor questions, present table enhancements, house structures with and without floral embellishment, and offer suggestions to create the perfect environment for your wedding day. Stroudsmoor's dedicated designers will meet any challenge to ensure every decorative detail executed. Stroudsmoor suggests all attendees contact The Floral and Décor Department at 570-421-6431, Ext. 446 to arrange for a private consultation after visiting the Wedding Sampling.

The Stroudsmoor Photography Studio is available to handle all your photographic needs from engagement through reception. Our photographers will work with you to create the perfect photographic package – capturing all the special moments of your celebration, while taking into consideration your budget. Visit our lead photographer, John Blancato, at the sampling to see samples of “images that will last a lifetime”.

The event also features Stroudsmoor’s most recommended professionals.  Each one hand-picked to ensure impeccable service.  Purveyors of wedding wear, entertainers for ceremony and reception, officiates and celebrants, filmmakers, lighting specialists, and other much needed services for the planning of the #bestdayever will be assembled at the sampling for interviewing and contract signing.

Visit the Wedding Registry, located in our Auradell venue, to find everything from letterpress invitations to custom fitted tiara and veil; from toasting glasses to “how to Make the Best Man’s Toast” instructions; from cake knives, to servers, to the perfect cake topper; from the ceremony to the reception the Wedding Registry offers the elements required for the wedding day. Purchases on the day of the sampling are subject to special discounts. Don’t forget to speak with the Wedding Registry Coordinator about making arrangements for your “Champagne and Shopping” party – a pre-shower experience for you and your bridal party – fun and free for all Stroudsmoor couples!

In an effort to further enhance the wedding experience, Stroudsmoor offers a Spa and Bridal Studio, conveniently located on the Stroudsmoor property at the center of the Commons. Our Bridal Studio Coordinator, massage therapists and master stylists have designed services specifically for the bride and her bridal party, featuring essential beauty and wellness treatments to create a relaxed and pampered feeling starting with a facial the week before the wedding, manicure and pedicure the day before, and culminating with hair styling and cosmetic application on the wedding day. Bridals by Sandra and the Bridal Studio will present 2017 trends in bridal wear and hair. Spa tours will be available during the sampling event and the Bridal Studio Coordinator will happily explain the many services available. The spa and studio can be reached by calling 570-424-9SPA, or by contacting the Stroudsmoor Event Office, your gateway to planning a stress-free wedding celebration.

More than three decades of experience in the execution of wedding events has earned Stroudsmoor a reputation of excellence. Should you require additional information on wedding planning, or wish to make a reservation for the Wedding Sampling contact the Inn via email at info@stroudsmoor.com, or phone the Event Offices at 570-421-6431, ext. 420 (800-955-8663 outside the 610 and 570 area codes).

Quotes from brides who attended the 3/5/2017 Sampling:

“Thank you so much to you and your staff for all your hard work that it takes to put together the sampling yesterday. It's great to see how well you put on big events. And thank you for the taking the time whenever we ran into each other to check in and keep us on track with things to look for focus on. I know you were super busy with everything. Food and cake were delicious! We definitely found some favorites.”

Chris Borka – September 15, 2017, Lawnhaven


"Jeff, my parents and I had a wonderful time today at the Wedding Sampling. I am hoping to finalize the details for our Big Day!!"

Ashleigh Richards – May 20, 2017, Terraview


"I just wanted to reach out and tell you how wonderful yesterday's tasting event was! Everything was absolutely delicious and having to decide is going to be tough – all so good!"

Melissa Fasciana – September 30, 2017, Terraview


"Thank you so much for having us at the Tasting at Stroudsmoor yesterday, everything was amazing and it was great meeting local vendors; we had so much fun!"

Lauren Breen – November 18, 2017, Terraview


"The sampling was a wonderful experience!"

Aashna Satija – October 14, 2017, Woodsgate


"Thank you for a wonderful sampling day! Asha & Chris are already making special memories."

Deborah Sahijwani – Mother of the Bride – Asha Sahijwani, September 15, 2017, Terraview


"Thank you! We had a lot of fun; even more than we expected. We want to let you know how much we appreciated feeling like we were the only couple being catered to on Sunday (during the sampling). Everyone was professional, friendly, and right on top of everything. The food was amazingly delicious, and we were delighted and surprised to receive our own little favor cookie! The Woodland Chapel location actually reminded us of the place where we got engaged. The reception and cocktail areas have that rustic type of look we want . . . and we think our guests would enjoy staying in any of the rooms we saw while on our tour of the lodging area. Stroudsmoor Country Inn feels like its own little country village - a private, serene world away from all the craziness of the city. Frank and I had a great time."

Laura Cook and Frank Logan – October 21, 2018, Woodsgate


"We had a lot of fun at the sampling. The food was wonderful and we enjoyed meeting vendors. It was very helpful in terms of making a few key decisions. We are very excited to have our wedding at Terraview."

Jessica Conde – September 14, 2019, Terraview

 

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