Sarah and Preston’s wedding took place on October 24, 2020 at Anthony Chapel and Garvan Gardens in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  We love a garden party celebration and what better location than a 210-acre botanical garden nestled in the picturesque Ouachita Mountains!  Anthony Chapel is located on the grounds of the botanical garden overlooking Lake Hamilton amongst a serene sanctuary of dense pines and hardwoods. “Sarah and Preston hail from Louisiana and their family and friends came from surrounding states to celebrate their big day,” says their wedding planner, Kaitie Gill with Sailboat Weddings.

Sarah and Preston’s Menu

Cocktail Hour Passed Hors d’Oeuvres: 

Spinach Artichoke Crostini A creamy blend of cream cheese, spinach and artichoke hearts served warm on a toasted crostini    

Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Fresh mushroom caps stuffed with a blend of cheeses and seasoned bread crumbs and baked until gooey   

Sausage Cheddar Balls Spicy pork sausage and sharp cheddar cheese make these treats irresistible   

Pigs in a Blanket Coins A real crowd pleaser, we wrap our plump, spicy kielbasa in flaky puff pastry and slice them into coins before baking them to a golden brown  

Dinner Menu:   Street Taco Bar 

Shredded Beef Taco  Slow-simmered shredded beef taco meat   

Grilled Chicken Fajitas  Marinated grilled chicken tossed with colorful peppers and onions   

Pork Carnitas  Juicy, tender, crispy-edged pieces of savory shredded pork just waiting to be tucked into warm tortillas, served with a chimichurri sauce  

Stationary Buffet for Street Tacos:  

Mexican Street Corn Dip Sweet whole kernel corn tossed with Cotija cheese, fresh cilantro, mayonnaise, and a special blend of seasonings  

Mexican Black Beans Black beans seasoned with fresh tomatoes, onions, fresh garlic, mild chile peppers, and a blend of Mexican spices   

Cheese Dip  Our creamy white cheese dip is flavored with fresh cilantro and just a touch of mild chile peppers and jalapeno peppers   

Salsa Made with fresh cilantro, garlic, onions and spices with just a kick of jalapenos  

Guacamole  Made fresh with ripe avocados, tomatoes, jalapenos, cilantro, red onions and fresh lime juice  

Taco Bar Condiments  Shredded lettuce, sour cream, and shredded cheese 

Vendor Team:

Photography: Kadence Photography
Venue: Anthony Chapel and Garvan Gardens
Planning: Sailboat Weddings
Catering + Bartending: Vibrant Occasions Catering
Floral + Rentals: A Perfect Bloom
DJ: Central Arkansas Entertainment
Cakes: PattiCakes Bakery 
Videography: Patrick Hawkins
Hair + Makeup: Erin Sylvest
Officiant: Hunter Chatman