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Steven

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Our wedding planning process began very early and we had our hearts set on a winter wedding, but our date became unavailable.  "Have Faith in Ben" is the best way to describe our experience at The Mezzanine.  Ben stepped up and worked with us to put together a FANTASTIC summer wedding at The Mezzanine.  My wife and I went with the flow knowing that everything would get done and be done beautifully.  A month prior to the wedding, Ben met with us to ensure that everything was on schedule.  If you are a controlling bride, you probably should look elsewhere as the experience with Ben and team is more about collaboration and trust.  Ben provided us with many ideas and sold us on the food and drink possibilities for our cocktail hour and reception.  Everyone is raving about the food... delicious, delicious, delicious!  Although specialized in Italian/American cuisine, the chefs at Frungillo prepared excellent Peruvian dishes.  The team at Frungillo surprised us with many of the details we had requested at the reception including mini bottles of Tabasco sauce, cotton candy bags and excellent decorations for our many stations during cocktail hour.  The venue is unparalleled in beauty and is quite unique, only one of our guests had been there previously for a wedding.  This is certainly not a wedding factory setting!  Since the place is so unique and not outfitted with soundproof glass, the acoustics of the room could offer a challenge.  This problem can easily be overcome if you hire a professional DJ and quality equipment.  The location has endless possibilities as far as decor and is very inviting within its concepts, though the bathrooms are on the 4th floor and require an elevator ride.  If well planned in advance, you could coordinate to have seniors/disabled use a single bathroom on the first floor.  The building maintenance company did not have the bathrooms air conditioned on the day of the wedding so please be aware if you are booking a summer wedding over the weekend, which was our only inconvenience of the wedding.  Cheers to our fantastic wedding experience that we will be talking about for years to come!

Allison
Sherry & James