Blue Hill at Stone Barns
630 Bedford Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Just a short drive from New York City, and set on 80 acres in the Pocantico Hills, amongst rolling hills and farmland sits a slice of wedding glam called the Blue Hill at Stone Barns. This property is a working, four-season farm that provides farm-to-table ingredients for its world-renowned menu created by Chef Dan Barber; it redefines farm chic and has quickly become one of the most sought-after wedding venues in New York.
Everything about Blue Hill, from getting ready to the first kiss to the last dance, feels as beautifully relaxed and natural as the farmland it rests on. Floor-length windows and aged, wood doorways create lots of ambient light, allowing me to capture all the wedding details and the excitement of getting ready in this magnificent area.
While it may not sound like every wedding couple’s dream to get married in a hayloft, Blue Hill at Stone Barns is the exception. The vast windows in their HayLoft area are full of gorgeous light and the stone walls create delicious, romantic textures. Outdoor ceremonies are done in the Dooryard Garden, which is sits beneath soaring stone silos, where vines weave through the wood and large stones adding a touch of European sophistication to a countryside wedding.
Candelabra-style lighting hangs from exposed iron beams that warm the room, creating a wall of shadow and texture against the beauty of the stonework inside the HayLoft. Guests gather together farm-style at farm-style tables that stretch out over the aged, hardwood floor. Old-world charm meets sophisticated with the modern amenities of a temperature-controlled venue keeping your friends and family safe from the elements.
Couples can delight even the most enthusiastic of foodies among their friends and family with the divine, custom menu created for their event. Blue Hill, with its working farm, was added to the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2015. With farm-to-table, homegrown ingredients their food philosophy to food is one of sustainable and healthy farming, which is a sentiment often appreciated by today's couples and their guests. Even the toughest of critics will delight in taste and presentation with the four-course cocktail menu followed by an impressive, unique and one-of-a-kind meal selection.
This historic property is the perfect balance of natural beauty and rustic charm. I love the way the barn doors intertwine with climbing vines, arching over doorways mixed with honeysuckle, and tall grasses mix with livestock; it makes for fantastic images at every turn. The backdrop created is a canvas perfect for capturing unique and amazing wedding photos and is an excellent choice for wedding couples who want a rustic, yet refined venue
The property offers a variety of beautiful and unique locations for wedding photography. Here are a few options to consider:
Overall, Blue Hill at Stone Barns offers a variety of one-of-a-kind locations for wedding photography. From the historic buildings and farmland to the modern restaurant and lush gardens, there are plenty of options for us to take your couple's portraits, family images, and/or wedding party photos.
Pocantico Hills is a small and picturesque hamlet located in Westchester County, New York. The area offers a variety of beautiful and unique locations for wedding photography. Here are a few options to consider:
Pocantico Hills has a lot of incredible options for wedding photography, from the historic mansions and gardens to the natural beauty of the river and parkland. If you decide to leave Blue Hills and look for formal and elegant photos or more rustic and natural shots, there are plenty of options to choose from in Pocantico Hills.
If you're traveling for your wedding and looking for a place for your getting-ready photos, here are a few hotels near Blue Hill at Stone Barns:
Overall, there are several great hotel options near Blue Hill at Stone Barns, ranging from historic properties to modern and convenient hotels. Depending on your preferences and budget, you're sure to find a hotel that suits your needs.
One of the most famous quotes about food and happiness is from the American journalist and author, Ruth Reichl.
She once said: "Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious."
This quote beautifully captures the idea that food is not just nourishment for the body, but also a source of joy, comfort, and connection. Reichl's words remind us that food is meant to be shared and savored with others and that it has the power to bring people together and create lasting memories.
Overall, eating together at a wedding is a wonderful experience that brings people together, celebrates the occasion, and creates lasting memories. It is a time-honored tradition that is an important part of any wedding celebration.
The food at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is such an experience because of the restaurant's commitment to using fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced ingredients, the creativity and skill of the chefs, and the exceptional dining experience that the restaurant offers. The combination of these factors ensures that each dish is a masterpiece of flavor and technique and that guests will leave feeling satisfied and inspired.
What better way to celebrate your wedding than with such an incredible dining experience at such a beautiful location?