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baldiboys Jan 18, 2007 04:49 PM

I am having my wedding there, the Topsfield Commons in Topsfield, Massachusetts, in September and would appreciate any critiques/comments/observations regarding the reception site, The Topsfield Commons and their exclusive caterers, Vinwood Caterers. Thanks to all...........

  1. saridt Jan 18, 2007 07:40 PM

    They did my wedding in 2005 & everyone raved about the food. Their customer service is great. Appetizers were wonderful & they have so many choices. Everyone always raves about the beef tenderloin.They are doing my sister's upcoming wedding & have done all of my cousin's weddings & I have never had a bad bite! Tammy at The Commons is wonderful to work with & The Commons is gorgeous. Good luck!

    This is what we had & it was all delicious:

    Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
    Cherry Tomatoes with Spinach and Boursin
    Beef Scallion Roll-Ups
    Crab Cakes with Horseradish Cream Sauce
    Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
    Crab Stuffed Snowpeas

    Salad Station

    Insalata Caprese
    tomatoes, basil, and fresh mozzarella cheese

    Spinach Salad
    with red onion, pignoli nuts, mushrooms, Mandarin oranges, and citrus vinaigrette

    Homemade Bread and Rolls

    Pasta Station

    Fettuccine tossed with cream and Parmesan cheese

    Roasted garlic and cheese raviolini with a tomato-basil sauce

    Cavatappi tossed with portabella mushrooms, plum tomatoes, garlic, and basil

    Entrée Station

    Roast Tenderloin of Beef
    accompanied by mushroom, Béarnaise, and horseradish cream sauces

    Chicken Picatta
    Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with white wine, mushrooms, capers, and fresh lemon

    Grilled Asparagus with Gorgonzola Cheese

    Sweet Pea Risotto
    with green onion and imported Parmesan

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      FloraPoste Jan 18, 2007 07:00 PM

      My sister had her wedding there 2 years ago, and the food was fantastic! Everyone was raving about it, and it was the only wedding I've been to where the food was one of the highlights. Congratulations, by the way!

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        Gary Grill Jan 18, 2007 05:46 PM

        I have used Vinwood Caterers every year for the last 3 years for my company Christmas party. These guys are a class act. They even did my wedding back in 1989, unbelievable! You will find that every detail of your wedding dinner is treated as if they are serving royalty. The quality of their food is of the highest caliber. If you are ever concerned about anything, simply call Rick, Tom or Ray, they will quickly attend to any issues you may have. As for the Commons, have been there for several weddings. It is as elegant as most weddding halls in the Boston area. Vinwoods even holds their annual Christmas Party there, so you know it is charming and comfortable. Hope this thread was helpful.

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