Somerby Golf Club understands that there is a lot that goes into planning your perfect day. That’s why they want you to relax and let their years of experience in catering, culinary and event planning shine through to help you create your dream wedding. This week we spoke with Somerby’s director of catering, Trina to learn more about all the gorgeous Somerby Golf Club has to offer!
Q: What does Somerby Golf Club specialize in?
A: Luxury, Distinctive Experiences, High End Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions
Q: What makes Somerby Golf Club stand out in terms of wedding venue options couples have in the Twin Cities area?
A: SERVICE. Whether it’s a large or small wedding, we specialize in all the planning and execution for outdoor ceremonies & indoor receptions, even the smallest detail.
Q: When did Somerby Golf Club open?
Q: If Somerby Golf Club had a personality, what would be three words to describe it?
A: Young, Fresh, Vibrant
Q: What do you love about working in the wedding industry?
A: Seeing the plan followed through, even the smallest details. Watching the families come together, and celebrate LOVE!
What’s an average (wedding day) like at Somerby Golf Club?
A: Bride & Groom putting their finishing touches on, first look, gorgeous pictures! Maybe a little break for lunch, afternoon Ceremony on the Lush Arbor Grass. Social outdoors with lawn games or inside with background music. Flow out onto the balcony to enjoy the views of our Pristine Golf Course. Scrumptious appetizers. Dinner either Plated or Buffet Style prepared by our Executive chef. (Most popular – parmesan crusted walleye with herb buerre blanc or Filet Mignon) More pictures to capture the sunset over our pond. Dance! Dance! Dance! Soft pretzels with cheese for a late night snack, as well as pizza’s and popcorn to keep everyone moving. Dance ends at 1:00 am with a sparkler sendoff of for the couple.
Q: What would you want a couple in the wedding planning process to know about choosing the perfect ceremony and reception venue?
A: There is a lot that goes into planning the perfect day… At Somerby let the Years of Experience between the catering department, and the culinary team guide you through the process.
Q: Other than the reception, how can couples getting married enjoy what Somerby Golf Club has to offer?
A: Rehearsal Dinners, Gift Openings, Membership (social or golf), Bridal Showers, Engagement shoot location
Q: If Somerby Golf Club were to create a dream wedding reception what would it look like?
A: Sunset ceremony in the fall on the lush arbor grass, followed by the band immediately playing as guests enter the main ballroom for the party. Butler passed appetizers for the first couple hours, seated for dinner, toasts and champagne pour. Dance with a live band. Pizza’s at 11:00 AM. Shuttles escorting guests back to the hotel at 1:00 AM.
Q: Have you coordinated any unique/memorable wedding receptions or events that stand out?
A: Yes, one of the most unique weddings was the sunset ceremony in September. (7pm) The breathtaking views overlooking the pond and the course, were captured perfectly as the Father of the bride walked her down the aisle. With being open until 1:00 AM, they still were able to fit everything in for their reception following.
Q: Anything else you want couples to know about Somerby Golf Club or choosing a wedding related venue?
A: We always say, ask the experts! Word of mouth is what drives a lot of our success, and past clients can speak to our service, atmosphere and food. Also, the Photographs you can capture on the grounds are second to none!
Q: Cheesecake or Cake?
Q: Red or White?
Q: White or Ivory?
Q: Heels or flats?
Q: DJ or Band?
Q: Chocolate or Vanilla?
Q: Coffee- black, cream or sugar?
Q: The last book you read?
A: Good to Great by James Collins
Q: Favorite music genre?
A: New Country
Images Courtesy of Somerby Golf Club