A major part of the wedding planning process involves catering – especially when it comes to coordinating between your caterer and wedding venue. It can be an overwhelming task with all the other wonderful chaos of wedding organizing going on! Luckily, there’s no need to take on extra work when you can invest in a venue with in-house catering services! This arrangement comes with nearly endless advantages and will likely be the best decision you make in the wedding planning process. At The 1812 Farm, we offer in-house Maine wedding catering by the incredible Stone Cove Catering. Learn more about the value their services bring to our venue and how together we can make your wedding dreams a reality!
Advantages of Venues with In-House Catering Services
There are so many wonderful benefits of a working venue-catering relationship like the one between 1812 Farm and Stone Cove Catering. Some of the highlights include:
Work With Experts – Our team has years of experience in putting together beautiful weddings customized to each couple, so you can rest assured that our operation will run seamlessly with every part of your wedding team.
Less Pressure -Take the legwork out of research and the guesswork out of planning! Instead of spending hours looking for the perfect caterer, you can trust that our in-house team has you covered.
Fresh, Delicious Food – Catering is a big investment for your wedding, so it’s essential for any meals you have to be delicious! With an on-site caterer, all your food is made fresh at the venue so you’ll never have to worry about transportation or reheating. This goes for presentation, too!
Seamless Experience – Our team knows the layout of our venue, kitchen, dining area and other important spaces extremely well, meaning less room for error. Simply sit back, relax and enjoy how smoothly your wedding reception goes!
Kitchen Access – On-site caterers mean on-site kitchen, which gives you the flexibility to store other wedding items that may need refrigeration, such as wedding cake or flowers.
Vendor Spotlight: Stone Cove Catering
Stone Cove Catering is a group of uniquely talented artists who take pride in each one-of-a-kind celebration they cater. Each and every detail of your wedding day menu is crafted to let your vision shine through, coming together brilliantly with the historic, elegant backdrop of The 1812 Farm. The range of meal possibilities from Stone Cove Catering is as expansive as their experience.
For example, take the ‘Taste of Maine’ menu, which includes Pine Tree State classics such as petite Maine crab cakes, native Maine scallops, Oysters Rockefeller, dry-rubbed Maine salmon, chicken with a Maine maple glaze, seasonal local vegetables, and a creamy Downeast clam chowder, finished with traditional Maine blueberry cake and mini whoopie pies.
If you’re looking for more of a traditional take on dinner, check out their ‘Classic Affair’ menu. Some highlights include ale-steamed shrimp, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, antipasto skewers, and Gruyere and Parmesan beignets, alongside Prime Rib Au Jus, lemon and caper chicken piccata, creamy lobster bisque, and grilled local veggies, finished with a mocha hazelnut cake.
Stone Cove Catering also prepares a traditional Maine lobster bake that is sure to have your guests reminiscing for years to come! Our lobsters come fresh from the docks, prepared by second-generation lobsterman Jason Lord, who will steam them in layers of seaweed, clams, potatoes, onions, corn on the cob, and, of course – the egg timer (once it’s hard-boiled, that’s when you know your lobster is ready to eat)!
Contact The 1812 Farm
Take the stress out of your big day by choosing a wedding venue with in-house catering, like The 1812 Farm and Stone Cove Catering! Work with our Maine wedding catering team to create a beautiful dining experience that is completely unique to you. For more information about our elegant barn venue and catering options, please contact us at The 1812 Farm!