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4 Tips for Choosing the Best Event Vendors (Plus 2 Bonus Tips!)

Anytime is a great time to host an event at The Gables at Chadds Ford. Whether it’s a corporate meeting, a graduation party, a shower, a wedding or any other occasion, our talented special events team will not only create a memorable day, but will also direct you to our most trusted vendors. Why are they trusted? Because we’ve put them to the test and they’ve delivered, time and again. Here are …


Why Every Season is Events Season

Holiday party? Check. Wedding? Check. Shower? Check. Corporate meeting? Check. Graduation party? Check. Pretty much any type of event, at any time of the year? Check! Every season is the right season at The Gables at Chadds Ford. Here’s why: The rustic-chic restaurant and barn, manicured gardens, relaxing patio and fun fire pits provide the right venue options to knock your next event out of the park. …


4 Ways The Gables Makes Your Holiday Party Unforgettable

It’s never too early to get on our calendar—Saturdays and Sundays in November and December are already booked at The Gables at Chadds Ford! Dates are filling quickly, so nab yours now. This goes for you, busy corporate planner, as well as you, frazzled family social director. Our special events team will take the hassle out of the holidays so you can relax …


Top 3 Drinks You Need to Try (They’re Not What You Think!)

What to choose, what to choose? We know it’s hard when there’s so many tempting options on our beer, wine, bourbons and single malt scotches and specialty cocktails and martinis lists. We think they’re all tops—we curated those lists, after all—but when push comes to shove, our bartenders will steer you toward these three must-try libations: The Papa Dino, sangria and limoncello. Why? Dig into a …


Have Fun By the Fire Pit!

When the weather’s pleasant, our front patio is open and our fire pits are glowing. A homey fire often conjures up chilly fall evenings, and while that’s a great time to cozy up near the fire pit, it’s not the only time of the year for relaxing outdoors with great food and libations. We open our front patio in late spring as …


6 Tips for a Gorgeous Garden and Luscious Landscaping

It’s no secret that we’re bursting-at-the-seams proud of our rooftop garden. It’s just a short stroll from the kitchen—now that’s real garden-to-table! We have our executive chef, Dave Wenerd, and building and grounds maintenance supervisor, Gregory L. Twerdok, to thank for nurturing those fresh ingredients. Greg also gets an extra nod for tending to our beautiful landscaping. Dave and Greg are both …


Help Save Lives by Honoring Timothy Gaige at Our Blood Drive

Timothy Gaige was a healthy, 37-year-old man who suddenly found himself in the Intensive Care Unit with lymphoma. A compromised immune system couldn’t fight the bacterial infection that ensued, and sadly and tragically, he passed on June 11, roughly a month after diagnosis. Tim left behind a wife, MaryBeth, three children and a host of family and friends. They’re seeking …


Meet the Team: Server Michelle Kelly

We’re proud of our Southern-inspired cuisine, intriguing beverage program and rustic ambience. But at The Gables at Chadds Ford, we’re also bursting with pride over our staff. We know it’s rock stars like server Michelle Kelly who keep you coming back for more. That’s homegrown Southern hospitality! Here’s an insider’s look into what makes Michelle one of our customers’ favorite servers. How long have you …


How to Host a Corporate Meeting With Style

If the idea of a “corporate meeting” conjures up visions of stuffy boardrooms, fluorescent lights and boring sandwiches, then we invite you to rethink the business meeting. Are you the meeting planner? Rest assured that thinking outside the box(ed lunch) doesn’t have to break the bank. Get Their Attention With a Beautiful Venue There certainly are hotels that do a …