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In their article "25 Best California Wedding Venues", Vacation Idea writesThe historic Bently Reserve dates back to the Roaring Twenties and is still just as impressive as the day it was built. The elegant venue, which was once the San Francisco Federal Reserve, will form the perfect backdrop for a more formal, elegant wedding – the temple-style main banking hall can accommodate up to 350 guests for a banquet-style reception. There are various spaces where you can stage both your ceremony and your reception, and the outdoor balcony and the mezzanine level are the ideal place to enjoy cocktails. The stately venue is directly linked to the adjacent Le Meridien Hotel, where out-of-town guests can enjoy luxurious accommodation.
Widely recognized as one of California’s finest event venues, the Bently Reserve can add another “best-of” recommendation to the long list — this time from The Salonnière. Thank you!
Mollie & Patrick’s regal wedding, photographed by Kate Webber, was highlighted as an example of one of one of their favorite ceremonies. The photo really shows off the grandeur and sophistication an wedding in the Banking Hall can embody.
The Bently Reserve and Le Meridien have partnered to create an exclusive package for your wedding rehearsal dinner.
This three course composed dinner has the following options:StartersMelange Of Chicory Salad With Slow Roasted Beets orRoasted Butternut Squash Soup With Pumpkin Seeds And Sage OilEntreesCornish Game Hen With Brown Sugar Brine, Sweet Potato Puree And Jack Daniel's ButterBlue Nose Sea Bass With Forbidden Rice And White Miso GlazeMushroom Ravioli With Brocolli Rabe And Parmesan Reggiano Chips (Vegetarian)DessertBrown Butter Tart With Caramel SauceWine Service And Champagne Toast
Packages Starting At $129 Per Person (Applicable 22% Service Charge And 8.5% Ca Tax)
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The Bently Reserve is proud to announce the opening of our stylish new Couples Lounge. This luxurious space was created to give wedding couples a place to get ready and provide wedding parties with a private space to relax before their big event.
While not in use during a wedding, the lounge is transformed into a resource center for couples to meet with a Bently Reserve consultant, view inspirational picture books of previous weddings, as well as gather vendor information to assist with the planning stages.
This lounge has been thoughtfully designed by Blueprint Studios, a renowned event-planning firm in San Francisco; featuring mocha-colored walls and sleek, creamy-white furnishings with purple accents.
A large glass table aligned by a curved white sofa with fluffy pillows provides a cozy spot to relax. With a large mirror and storage area, bridal parties will be able to get ready with ease. A 46" LED flat screen TV linked to a camera inside the lavish Banking Hall allowing couples to view the wedding preparations and their guests arriving for the big day.
There's also a bar illuminated with LCD …
Its been a great week here at the Bently Reserve… first we saw some gorgeous time lapse footage of the A Soolip Wedding event at our venue, and now The Bently Reserve has been featured in Destination I Do's blog!
Make sure to take a peek at Choco Studio's photo gallery of the wedding for even more inspiration!
These days if you want your next event to be in a league of its own, you have to go green. Weddings and social events are more memorable when guests know you're doing the right thing, and any company's image is enhanced when clients know it's eco-savvy. Here are some tips for designing an earth-friendly event without busting your budget. Paper & Peripheries Everyone knows that you can save a bundle by switching to e-vites, and save the environment to boot. This may be an excellent option for conferences and meetings, but many brides-to-be want their guests to receive an invitation that's a little more personal. Recycled paper is a must here, and, contrary to a popular misconception, organic soy inks can actually save on printing costs because soy ink is much more vibrant than regular inks, meaning that less can be used to create more. In Lieu of Linen: recycled paper table covers are being used at many events – this cuts back on the waste of one-time-use table covers, and they can be recycled after the event, instead of being thrown into the trash. Many of these products are cost-effective when compared to traditional table coverings, and because …