Early Summer Wedding at The Barn at The Crane Estate

Perfect weather and glorious blooms set the stage for Nicholas and Katherine’s early summer wedding at The Barn at The Crane Estate.  Their ceremony was held on the lawn at The Inn at Castle Hill, adjacent to The Barn, featuring panoramic tide marsh views.  The stunning landscape surrounding The Barn’s property made for spectacular backdrops captured by photographer, Dan Aguirre.

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Fireside Catering is the exclusive caterer for events at The Crane Estate.  Thank you for Dan Aguire for sharing photos from this beautiful wedding.



Meat-Free Cuisine by Fireside Catering

At Fireside Catering we offer menus that are full of sumptuous fare designed to please a variety of taste buds.  When Laura and Vikram approached us about booking their wedding at the beautiful Bradley Estate, they wanted their entire menu to reflect their food values, which meant no meat on the menu!

Our culinary team, led by Executive Chef Karen Osterberg and Executive Sous Chef Julie Larocque, rose to the challenge creating a meat-free menu including an abundance vegetables, grains, pasta and cheeses that left all the guests satiated and excited to celebrate Laura & Vikram’s special day.

Fireside Catering sources ingredients locally whenever possible.  During the New England growing season, we are able to provide a variety of fruits and vegetables from our own Gibbet Hill Farm in Groton, Massachusetts.  Continue scrolling to see some of the gorgeous, vegetable-forward cuisine served at Laura & Vikram’s Bradley Estate wedding.

Passed hors d’oeuvres included Goat Cheese Tartlet, Grilled White Pizzetta, and Mixed Mushroom Tartlet.

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Westfield Farms Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onion, and Pear Tomato Tartlet, aged balsamic reduction
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Grilled White Pizzetta, asparagus, mushrooms, caramelized onions, garlic confit, fresh herbs
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Mixed Mushroom Tarlet, sweet garlic custard

In a nod to Vikram’s ethnicity, additional passed hors d’oeuvres included Potato Vegetable Samosas and Chickpea Vindaloo.

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Potato Vegetable Samosa, mango chutney
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Chickpea Vindaloo, mint yogurt, naan, cilantro

Guests sat down to a Baby Spinach and Strawberry Salad.

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Baby Spinach and Strawberry Salad, golden raisins, cinnamon spiced pecans, Westfield Farms goat cheese, tart cherry vinaigrette

The entree choices were Creamy Penne Pasta, Roasted Vegetable Napoleon, or Pumpkin Mascarpone Ravioli.

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Creamy Penne, Sweet Peas, Pecorino, blistered baby tomatoes
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Roasted Vegetable Napoleon, red quinoa, zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes
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Pumpkin Mascarpone Ravioli, pepitas, fried sage, brown butter

Dinner was complete with sweet tastes of wedding cake, carrot cake bites, and an assortment of homemade pie.

Best wishes Laura & Vikram!

Autumn Wedding at The Barn at The Crane Estate

Fireside Catering is proud to serve as the exclusive caterer at The Crane Estate.  The Barn at the Crane Estate is one of three beautiful and unique venues on the Ipswich seaside property.

Exposed stonework and original post and beam, dotted with bistro lights, are just a couple of the features that add to the stunning, rustic charm of The Barn at The Crane Estate.  Jill and Sandy held their wedding reception at The Barn this past October.  Scroll down to enjoy some of the beautiful images captured by Maureen Cotton Photography.

Best wishes Jill & Sandy!

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