Russell Morin Catering & Events Blog
PJ and Caroline tied the knot at Shining Tides, one of our exclusive venues nestled on the serene Mattapoisett Harbor. The couple took full advantage of the venue's waterfront property: they sailed in to their reception, captured amazing photos on the dock and beach, and danced the night away with friends and family in a tent overlooking the water.
The classic architecture of the Providence Public Library — one of our exclusive venues — inspired Lisa and Pete to host an elegant, formal affair for their spring wedding.
Scott spent his summers growing up at this Osterville house, and introduced Kate to its seaside charm in 2012. With many fond memories built at the house together, they decided to use it as the backdrop for their next milestone as a couple.
We have another stunning winter wedding at the Providence Public Library for you. This bride and groom dreamed of a wedding that was classic and beautiful, but also unique to them as a couple. They certainly brought that vision to life!
Rachael and David were married at the stunning Rosecliff Mansion in August. Every single detail of this wedding was timeless and elegant — a perfect match to their Newport mansion backdrop. The couple had first seen the mansion two years prior on a winter vacation, and fell in love with the lawn overlooking the sea and the opulent ballroom.
This ethereal, seaside chic wedding at Shining Tides (one of our exclusive venues) was family-focused, thought filled, and so beautiful.
Pieter and Paige sought out a mix of classic, natural, elegant, and romantic for their May wedding at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Paige's great great grandfather was a whaling captain, and Pieter’s family is from the seaside in Belgium, so this nautical venue was the perfect spot to bring together their two families, in a celebration that was uniquely them.
We love it when close friends are incorporated into a couple’s wedding from start to finish, and this wedding was no exception. The day was intimate and elegant, and Glen Manor, one of our preferred venues, served as the perfect backdrop for the couple’s celebration.
There is something pretty magical about a winter wedding. Especially when it’s held at a venue as breathtaking and historic as the Providence Public Library. For any couples currently in the thick of planning their winter wedding, here is a swoon-worthy one for inspiration.
Jessica and Christopher’s wedding day started with an outdoor ceremony here at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The weather was absolutely perfect, family and friends joined on the plaza to witness these two tie the knot, the string trio was the perfect background ambiance. The cobblestone streets, old gas light lamp posts, and the harbor views gave way for old New England charm photos!
A gorgeous fall day, a stunning venue and an all star vendor line up - what more could we ask for? Erica and Justin celebrated their special day at Roger Williams Botanical Garden.
A Gilded Age mansion boasting spectacular ocean views and lush gardens makes Rosecliff one of our favorite Newport venues.
Bright and cheery, Amanda & Jeff's wedding took place behind the lush backdrop that is Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard.
Alex & Peter definitely brought romance and glamour to their Glen Manor House ceremony and reception this summer.
Ashlie & Bill celebrated their special day by hosting their reception at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, one of our eight exclusive venues, complete with glitzy and nautical touches as they danced the night away.
Summer in Rhode Island is absolutely beautiful, whether you are by the ocean or not. This elegant Providence Public Library wedding reception took place on a beautiful July day right in the heart of the city.
Weddings are considered one of the biggest days in a person's life and when you get the opportunity to share the momentous occasion with family and friends it makes the day just a little bit more special. This rustic Mount Hope Farm was no exception. Warmth radiated from all the love in the room as well as from the golden sunflowers the adorned the ceremony and reception.
Twinkling lights, lush greenery from Sayles Livingston, as well as crisp white & navy details adorned this historic space in a simply elegant fashion for this lovely summer wedding.
Winter weddings seem to be a hidden gem of what we do.
Venue Spotlight: Providence Public Library
Although it seems like winter may never end, those warm sunny New England days will be here before we know it and in the catering world that means one thing: Wedding Season. The season we all (at least all of us at Morin’s) live for. So as we prepare for all of our 2015 brides and grooms, we thought we would share some highlights from our 2014 season at the Providence Public Library so you can see exactly why we love what we do!
Greta and Bill’s Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard was a beautiful mix of romantic, vintage, and rustic details that were perfectly accented by the lush coastal vineyard foliage.
The intimate June wedding of Jami and Brian took place at the gorgeous Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, RI. This 35 person event featured pale hues of blush and ivory, tall crystal centerpieces full of flowers done by Stoneblossom, and entertainment that only true Vegas Entertainers would be able to provide – yes, they came all the way from Las Vegas along with their talented friends who made the event totally something to rave about.
You simply cannot top Rosecliff when you are looking for a true Newport wedding.
This vibrant backyard wedding was held in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Fall inspired details met nautical New England charm and collided to make one amazingly beautiful event.
Callie and Caleb’s backyard wedding was so perfectly detailed and laid out it was as though this South Dartmouth, MA home was made for such an event.
The mother of one of our grooms asked us to replicate an open kitchen chef’s table for her son’s rehearsal dinner. Our talented chefs chose a menu that could be cooked over natural hardwood charcoal, and made the whole open kitchen come to life.
Kate and Jay’s rustic private home wedding had us swooning over the adorable details and vibrant mix of colors and fabrics it encompassed. The ceremony took place in a beautiful shingled barn, and was extremely intimate — only 20 people were in attendance!
Here is a recent brunch we catered at a private home in Westport, MA. The scene boasted a historic barn which was the perfect backdrop for guests to leisurely enjoy brunch after an exciting wedding the night before.
Laureena and Patrizio held and sleek, modern, black and white wedding reception at the Providence Public Library. The couple used the Library’s grand spaces and created a very trendy soirée.
A perfect combination of relaxed and casual with high end touches. This couple utilized all of the grounds surrounding Cove Cabin, and were married with the ocean as their backdrop.