WOW. This was the most perfect day imaginable.

You will be treated like kings and queens for the entire day. The staff was amazing – from planning (and answering my thousands of emails) to the most perfect day, where your every wish comes true.

The venue is gorgeous with so many different locations to take photos (pier, chapel, beach, rooftop…).

The day was everything we wished for- I wouldn’t change a thing.

Dear Mary

It is with tears, laughter and warm thoughts we are remembering Loredana’s and Jonathan’s wedding day. The day is a wonderful memory that we will hold dear for the rest of our lives.

We are so grateful to you for making the day so special for us. We all remember a day at least eighteen months ago when we asked you if we needed a wedding planner and you said “No you have me.” We had no idea what that really meant at the time.

You and your staff made us feel like we had nothing to worry about; we could relax and enjoy the day, which we did.

Please know that your care has added to Loredana’s and Johanthan’s happiness as they start their marriage; and to Susan and Bill’s desire to have Loredana’s day as an expression of their love for her.

With gratitude, Susan, Bill, Loredana and Jonathan

 

We just had our wedding on 11/11/21 at the Ashford Estate and the ENTIRE staff really goes above and beyond for their guests. Laura is amazing and was so easy to get in touch with the entire year leading up to the wedding, always available to answer any and every question I had about literally everything, and was super prompt with her responses.

We rented out the estate and had our bridal party stay in the overnight suites and we couldn’t have made a better decision. The suites were beautiful and everyone working at the venue was so accommodating.

The bridal attendants during the day were so helpful, always making sure we were comfortable and didn’t need anything, coming in clutch during the reception by finding me some Tylenol when my back started hurting from standing all day and dancing so hard.

We kept getting so many compliments from our guests about the staff just being so so kind, conscientious, and diligent. So, not only is this venue absolutely STUNNING (that goes without saying), but truly the staff is what sets this place apart. 5 stars all around!!

Merri-Makers catered our wedding in September of 2021. We were not able to do a tasting before our event, which we were a bit nervous about, but we were absolutely blown away by the food – it was INCREDIBLE. Most of our guests commented on how good the food was. Even the cocktail hour was amazing – we were tied up with photos but we had a plate with a sample of everything on a plate waiting for us so we wouldn’t miss out on the amazing food.

Our coordinator and maître d the night of our wedding was Patty – we were SO lucky to have her. She had excellent communication leading up the wedding and made sure everything was exactly the way we imagined it. I don’t even know how she kept everything running so smoothly but we did not have to worry about a single thing that night – she was on top of everything and made sure we were truly able to enjoy the evening. Thank you so much Patty, you are incredible!!

The entire staff of Merri-Makers that we worked with were extremely friendly and professional. If you are considering Merri-Makers for catering your event, we highly recommend them! Not only do they help with the table/chair rentals, linens and basic decoration setup, but the food and staff are top notch.

Hi Andrea,

I just wanted to let you know how wonderful everything was for Erin & Tommy’s wedding! The entire staff made this event as seamless as possible. Obviously Bonnet Island is a gorgeous venue but more importantly ALL of the food was exceptional! Everyone who attended kept raving about everything!

We were extremely happy with every aspect of the event from start to finish. I will highly recommend Bonnet Island Estate as will everyone who attended! It’s such an important day and to have it taken care of by such efficient people makes it extremely special!!

Thank you for all of your help throughout the past 2 years and especially on Sunday! Kudos to you all!

With much appreciation,

Trish B.

Hi Laura,

This email is about a week overdue, and I don’t want to let another day go by without telling you how wonderful everything went for Brooke and Nick’s wedding day, last Sunday, the 3rd.

The weather that day was spectacular.  The entire staff and everyone at the Ashford was accommodating and wonderful. The food was superb!!

It’s been over a week now and our friends and family are still talking about how beautiful and special they felt celebrating at The Ashford.

Thank you for your knowledge and expert guiding and planning that made our wedding day so flawless and magical for us.

 

Best regards,

Lisa D

It was a dream come true getting married at Bonnet Island Estate.

My husband and I are so pleased with how they executed our wedding. The estate was flawless, the food was incredible, and the staff was so and accommodating.

I’m hoping one of my friends chooses this as their venue so we can go back soon!!!

The best of the best.

Our guests were absolutely blown away with everything about this venue. The staff and assistants were so kind and attentive, they thought of every single detail.

We wouldn’t change a thing about our day!

We had the most amazing and wonderful wedding with Merri-Makers @ The Taylor Pavilion in Belmar, NJ. They were wonderful. Working with us thru the pandemic with changing dates. Patty our Event Planner couldn’t have been more helpful thru this all. She was patient as we changed menus and then accommodated all our requests with ease. We couldn’t have asked for a better wedding planner.

As for the food and service it was beyond our expectations. Our guests are still raving about the food. It was amazing. From the passed hors d’oeuvres to the food stations. They were perfection. We did a split cocktail hour reception. Would definitely recommend it for a fun and enjoyable reception. Guests had so much fun and enjoyed all different foods from Crab Cake sliders to Lamb Chop Lollipops.

Looking forward to using Merri-Makers for our next event

Hi Andrea,

Thank you SO MUCH to you, the entire Mallard staff, the entire Merri Makers staff, Bakeworks, and Neptune for truly making our dreams come true and putting together the best day of our lives! I cannot even begin to articulate how much we appreciate all of the effort and work that went into such an amazing event.

We received countless compliments about the venue, food, service, and staffing. It was truly incredible. Please give our best to the Chef.  The food was absolutely delicious and we could really taste the effort that went into everything, especially the heritage stations. It really means a lot that the zilzil and chicken paprikash came out so well – our guests noticed and were so happy.

We will remember this day for the rest of our lives and will never forget everything you did for us. Best wishes to you all!!!

Sincerely,

Alyssa & Niat

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