Contact our Wedding specialists at (610)296-9800 or request information here.We want your wedding day to be everything you’ve dreamed of. Our award-winning team will delight your guests with gourmet cuisine and spectacular service. Your personal wedding specialist will be your guide throughout the planning process. They will help you stay on track, assist with vendor questions and coordinate menu selections along with all other details. We are the premier full-service hotel that will allow your family and friends to make the Desmond their home-away-from-home throughout the celebration of your special day!
Your Wedding Includes:
One-Hour Cocktail and Hors d’oeuvres Reception
Champagne welcomes your guests to an elegant cocktail and culinary reception including two stationary displays and eight butlered hors d’oeuvres.
Hospitality Suite with Private Staff
You’ll have dedicated service from a personal bridal attendant as we bring the reception to you and the bridal party.
Five Hours of Premium Open Bar
Your guests will enjoy premium brand liquors and varieties of wine, imported and domestic beers.
A Spectacular Three Course Dinner
After toasting the bride and groom, your guests will enjoy their appetizer and entrée.
For dessert, guests will be served your wedding cake custom designed by our premier pastry chef.
Custom Table Décor
Included in your arrangements are floor length ivory linen, ivory overlays complemented by our custom fitted chair covers. Centerpieces designed by you and our florist will enhance the table along with mirror tiles and votive candles.
A Suite for the Newlywed Couple
Turn in for a romantic evening in your complimentary suite.
Take the Elevator Home
Affordable overnight rates will be offered to your guests and allow them to partake in a morning gathering to see you off to your honeymoon.
Menu Tasting for the Bridal Couple and Two Guests
Special Anniversary Gift
On your first anniversary, once again, please enjoy an overnight stay in one of our beautiful rooms.
Premium Stationary Displays
Please select two
Imported and farmstead cheeses served with sliced baguettes, crackers and gourmet mustards
Crudité and Relish Display
Seasonal garden vegetables, olives and pickled vegetables with assorted dipping sauces
Fresh Fruit Display
Fresh seasonal fruit, grapes and berries artfully arranged with assorted dipping sauces
Hummus and Dips Display
Grissini breadsticks, warm pita, seeded flatbreads, water crackers and sliced baguettes served with artichoke dip, tomato and basil salsa, guacamole, hummus and mint-cucumber yogurt dip
Thinly sliced prosciutto, mortadella, Genoa salami, coppa, sharp provolone, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, olives and grissini breadsticks
A trio of trendy culinary creations for your guests to enjoy
Please select three from the following options:
|Chipotle Steak TartarScallop Ceviche with Peppercorn
Beet Tartar with Horseradish
Spicy Tuna Sushi Rolls
Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna
Melon and Prosciutto
Smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel
|Zucchini and Goat Cheese Roulade
Tandoori Duck Breast Skewer
Honey-Goat Cheese Profiterole
Hummus and Olive Crostini
Strawberry Goat Cheese Crostini
Smoked Duck Gaufrette
|Priced per person as a substitution
Lamb Tenderloin Crostini
Sesame-Miso Filet Mignon
Orange-Vanilla Crab Cocktail
Garlic Ginger Shrimp
A live action station featuring three freshly made pasta appetizers prepared in front of your guests
Smoked Salmon Station
Fresh Atlantic smoked salmon platter with lavosh crackers, pumpernickel, traditional toast points, crème fraîche, shallots, capers, egg yolks, egg whites and horseradish sauce
Shrimp Cocktail Station
Customized ice carving filled with chilled jumbo shrimp, sliced lemon and cocktail sauce
Full Seafood Raw Bar
Customized ice carving filled with jumbo shrimp cocktail, snow crab claws and fresh oysters
Butlered Hors d’oeuvres
Please select eight
Tuscan Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Eggplant and Sesame Bruschetta
Goat Cheese Rolled in Pistachio with Truffle Oil
Spinach, Feta and Mint in Phyllo
Sun-Dried Tomato and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
Vermont Cheddar Cheese in Puff Pastry
Mozzarella, Pesto and Roasted Red Pepper Crostini
Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls with Ponzu Sauce
Edamame Dumpling with Soy-Ginger Sauce
Thai Curry Vegetable Samosa
Raspberry and Brie in Puff Pastry
Portabella Mushroom and Ricotta Wellington
Steamed Shrimp Shumai Dumpling
Chili Shrimp and Coconut Spring Rolls
Scallops, Ginger and Leeks in Phyllo
Scallops Wrapped in Bacon and Apricot-Peppercorn Dipping Sauce
Potato Gaufrettes with Smoked Salmon and Dill Crème Fraîche
Crab Rangoon with Sweet Chili Sauce
California Rolls with Crab, Wasabi and Soy Sauce
Philadelphia Roll with Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Cream Cheese
Beef Frankfurters in Puff Pastry with N.Y. Deli Mustard
Ginger-Hoisin Duck Breast Crostini
Sesame Chicken Breast with Spiced Maple Sauce
Asian Beef Short Rib Pot Pie
Thai Peanut Chicken Satay
Steamed Char Sui Bao Pork Buns
Crispy Duck and Sesame Raviolis
Mini Beef Wellingtons
Philly Cheesesteak Spring Rolls
Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Sauce
Kennett Square Mushroom Caps Filled with Italian Sausage
Enhance your cocktail reception by substituting from the following options at an additional price per person
Brie and Black Truffle Crostini
Maine Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Seared Sea Scallops with Smoked Duck Breast
Kennett Square Mushroom Caps Filled with Maryland Crab Stuffing
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed with Horseradish
Miniature Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce
Cardamom-Honey Lamb Chops
Filet Mignon Crostini with Bacon and Tarragon-Blue Cheese Aïoli
Your wedding dinner will include warm rolls and unsalted butter, fresh seasonal vegetable and starch.
100% Columbian coffee and premium tea
Please select one course from either the pasta, soup or salad options
Braised Beef Short Rib Ravioli with Tomato, Thyme Jus and Parmeggiano
Cavatelli Pasta Carbonara with Pancetta, English Peas, Fresh Cream and Parmeggiano
Asiago Cheese Tortellini with Cognac, Sautéed Mushrooms and Tomato-Blush Sauce
Penne Pasta in Basil Cream with Oven Dried Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella
Ricotta Raviolis in Sauce Verte with Bacon and Roasted Red Peppers
Pearl Pasta Risotto with Sun-Dried Tomato, Goat Cheese, Chives and Olive Oil
Traditional Italian Wedding Soup
Wild Mushroom Bisque with Crispy Pancetta and Crème Fraîche
Potato and Bacon Soup with Jumbo Lump Crab and Scallion
Chilled Pineapple and Papaya Gazpacho with Coconut Shrimp
Summer Tomato Bisque with Goat Cheese and Basil Oil
Baby Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Almonds and Tangerine-Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Chopped Romaine Lettuce with Caesar Dressing, Croutons and Pecorino Romano
Mixed Baby Lettuces with Port-Truffle Vinaigrette, Dried Cherries, Warm Goat Cheese & hazelnut
Baby Spinach Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette, Mandarin Orange and Cashews
Iceberg Wedge Salad with Buttermilk Dressing, Blue Cheese, Bacon and Tomato
Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Sliced Tomato, Walnuts and Shaved Parmeggiano
Cherry Tomato Salad with Basil Pesto, Fresh Mozzarella and Arugula
Please Select Two
With Sage, Prosciutto di Parma, Aged Provolone and Marsala Sauce
Stuffed Boneless Chicken Breast
With Spinach, Goat Cheese, Pine Nuts and Sun-Dried Tomato Coulis
Pan Seared Chicken Breast
With Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Madeira Sauce
Slowly Baked Salmon Fillet
In Basil Crust with Blood Orange Butter Sauce
Herb Encrusted Sea Bass Fillet
With Tropical Fruit Salsa and Pommerey Mustard Sauce
Twin Crab Cakes
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Sweet and Sour Bell Pepper Coulis
Pan Seared Salmon Fillet
With Chilled Horseradish Cream and Warm Smoked Salmon Sauce
Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
Baked with Crab Imperial and Mornay Sauce
Braised Short Ribs of Beef
With Balsamic Demi-Glace and Finely Chopped Vegetables
12 oz. Certified Angus Beef New York Strip Steak
With Tarragon Jus and Crispy Onions
8 oz. Certified Angus Beef Filet Mignon
With Onion Marmalade and Port-Truffle Demi-Glace
4 oz. Certified Angus Beef Filet Mignon Combination
Served with Choice of Salmon, Crab Cake or Jumbo Stuffed Shrimp
Included in your arrangements is a custom designed wedding cake.
After the cutting ceremony, our team will serve the cake to your guests attractively garnished & accompanied by a chocolate covered strawberry.
Our Viennese dessert display will include:
Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee
(prepared in front of your guests).
Displays of sliced fresh fruit, miniature pastries, custom petits fours, wedding cookies, and of course, the famous Desmond bread pudding with decadent vanilla sauce, all enhanced with a custom designed ice carving.
Wedding Package Bar Arrangements
Five Hour Premium Open Bar Selections
Included in your package
Stolichnaya Vodka, New Amsterdam Vodka, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, Jim Beam Bourbon, Dewar’s Scotch, Grant’s Scotch, Bacardi Rum, Bombay Gin, Gordon’s Gin, Captain Morgan Spice Rum, Bacardi Rum Seagram’s 7 Canadian Whiskey, Canadian Club Whiskey
Remy VS Cognac, Jose Cuervo Gold, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Peach Schnapps, Kahlua
Domestic and Imported Beer
Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, White Zinfandel and Soft Drinks
Enhanced Open Bar Selections with Ultra-Premium Wines and Liquors
Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, White Zinfandel and Soft Drinks
Grey Goose Vodka, Ketel One Vodka, Stolichnaya Vodka, New Amsterdam Vodka, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee, Whiskey, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Jim Beam Bourbon, Glenfiddich, Dewar’s 12yr. Scotch
Gordon’s Gin, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Mount Gay Rum, Bacardi Rum, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Jose Cuervo Gold, Herradura Blanco Tequila, Seagram’s 7 Whiskey, Crown Royal Whiskey, Jameson Irish Whiskey
Remy VS Cognac, Remy VSOP Cognac, Chivas Regal 12 yr.
Amaretto DiSarrono, Cointreau, Peach Schnapps, Grand Marnier, Crème de Menthe, Courvoisier, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Kahlua, B&B, Sambuca and Frangelico
Domestic, Micro and Imported Beers
The Desmond is the only licensed authority to sell and serve liquor for consumption on the premises; therefore liquor is not permitted to be brought into the hotel.
Pricing and Payment Considerations
We are pleased to offer a special menu for your guest’s age 3 years to 10 years. Vendor meals are available.
Entrée selections are expected 5 days prior to the event.
A non-refundable deposit will be required to confirm your reserved date.
Further deposits will be detailed in your contract. 72 hours prior to your wedding, the final balance will be required in the form of certified check or cash.