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Ramekins Culinary School, Events & Inn

Sonoma , CA

LOCATION

450 West Spain Street
Sonoma, CA US 95476 (map)

PHONE

707-933-0450

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

We believe your wedding should be as unique as you are.
Ramekins will bring your wedding day vision to life, creating the perfect atmosphere from beginning to end!

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We believe your wedding should be as unique as you are.
Ramekins will bring your wedding day vision to life, creating the perfect atmosphere from beginning to end!

Nestled just a short distance from Historic Sonoma Plaza, Ramekins Culinary School & Inn hosts an exceptionally
scenic venue with a European feel, a magical place to celebrate your most momentous occasion.

Receptions may take place in our Great Room, featuring oak beam vaulted ceilings and fireplace, or outdoors in our rustic European inspired courtyard which includes an antique limestone fountain and French doors. Our property can seat up to 175 people. In addition to our event spaces, we offer six luxuriously appointed suites for you and your guests to to relax in comfort, before and after the big day.

Sonoma is renowned for its agricultural bounty and long tradition of culinary excellence.
Our climate allows us to provide the freshest ingredients that reflect the season and the unique character of the Sonoma Valley. Our Executive Chef and his team will design the perfect menu for your event. We have included sample seasonal menus that demonstrate our creative style and showcase the best of what this area has to offer, including Ramekins 5th Street Farms, where we grow our farm-to-table produce.

We believe in the marriage of excellent food and outstanding service.
We strive to ensure you will have a seamless and memorable day. Let our experienced staff work with
you to make your celebration everything you dreamed it would be.



To schedule a wedding site tour, please contact our sales staff events@ramekins.com or 707-933-0450. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1995
When was your venue last renovated?
2001
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Garden / Romantic, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
6
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
6
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Outside vendors welcome
Seating
Outside vendors welcome
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Cybil
Wedding:
2/15/2014
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding at the Ramekins' owned property The General's Daughter, which is an old Victorian house (right next to Ramekins) that before becoming a venue was a restaurant. We were looking for a venue that wasn't too large (a maximum of 70ish guests), had a lot of character and allowed our guests lots of places to dance, drink, chat, etc. We fell in love with the house before meeting the Ramekins staff.

When we sat down with staff at Ramekins, we became even more enamored with the venue. The people here know what they are doing, they are professional and also easygoing and friendly. As for the venue, they offer most of what you need (with the exception of the flowers) and don't nitpick you with upcharges. Everything from the ceremony chairs to the china to the staffing was included in the venue and catering charge. They're also very accommodating, especially as things get a wee bit crazy as the wedding neared.

Then there's the food!! Why am I not leading with the food! Really tasty. We had salmon, filet, tortellini, roasted vegetables. All of this was from local, sustainable sources and just delicious. We served everything family style and some of the tables even ordered seconds of the food due to popular demand.

Our guests were not only raving about the food ... but also the service. It's just a great crew of people taking care of your party. Really impressed by the Ramekins team from the first meeting through to the end of the wedding reception. Everything was simply stellar.
We had our wedding at the Ramekins' owned property The General's Daughter, which is an old Victorian house (right next to Read more...
We had our wedding at the Ramekins' owned property The General's Daughter, which is an old Victorian house (right next to Ramekins) that before becoming a venue was a restaurant. We were looking for a venue that wasn't too large (a maximum of 70ish guests), had a lot of character and allowed our guests lots of places to dance, drink, chat, etc. We fell in love with the house before meeting the Ramekins staff.

When we sat down with staff at Ramekins, we became even more enamored with the venue. The people here know what they are doing, they are professional and also easygoing and friendly. As for the venue, they offer most of what you need (with the exception of the flowers) and don't nitpick you with upcharges. Everything from the ceremony chairs to the china to the staffing was included in the venue and catering charge. They're also very accommodating, especially as things get a wee bit crazy as the wedding neared.

Then there's the food!! Why am I not leading with the food! Really tasty. We had salmon, filet, tortellini, roasted vegetables. All of this was from local, sustainable sources and just delicious. We served everything family style and some of the tables even ordered seconds of the food due to popular demand.

Our guests were not only raving about the food ... but also the service. It's just a great crew of people taking care of your party. Really impressed by the Ramekins team from the first meeting through to the end of the wedding reception. Everything was simply stellar. Read less
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Joslyn
Wedding:
12/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Ramekins catered our wedding at The General's Daughter. The food was exquisite! They pride themselves on using local, fresh, seasonal ingredients, and even have their own garden! There is so much variety and they were helpful in balancing the whole menu, from the passed hors d'oeuvres to the plated entrees. They were also very accommodating of our custom bar requests! During the event, the staff was very kind, efficient and unobtrusive. We got so many compliments from our guests on the food! Ramekins definitely defines Sonoma-style cuisine! We were blown away!!
Ramekins catered our wedding at The General's Daughter. The food was exquisite! They pride themselves on using local, Read more...
Ramekins catered our wedding at The General's Daughter. The food was exquisite! They pride themselves on using local, fresh, seasonal ingredients, and even have their own garden! There is so much variety and they were helpful in balancing the whole menu, from the passed hors d'oeuvres to the plated entrees. They were also very accommodating of our custom bar requests! During the event, the staff was very kind, efficient and unobtrusive. We got so many compliments from our guests on the food! Ramekins definitely defines Sonoma-style cuisine! We were blown away!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Private User
Wedding:
10/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Ramekins provided catering for our small wedding at a Sonoma winery. We choose Ramekins for a our caterer because they had the most delicious food - which we knew would impress our most food- snob guests, but was still delicious and accessible enough for the less food-adventurous. The locally grown food (at their own farm) and carefully crafted dishes made me believer! Because of this we were willing to pay a little extra. In addition, because our wedding was small we weren't going to have a planner. Their staff was wonderful at working with me to make that work. They shared their knowledge and expertise to make sure the reception flowed smoothly. They were wonderfully understanding about helping set up additional items for us like placing favors, place cards, arranging the cake table, etc. I would HIGHLY recommend them to any bride!
Ramekins provided catering for our small wedding at a Sonoma winery. We choose Ramekins for a our caterer because they had Read more...
Ramekins provided catering for our small wedding at a Sonoma winery. We choose Ramekins for a our caterer because they had the most delicious food - which we knew would impress our most food- snob guests, but was still delicious and accessible enough for the less food-adventurous. The locally grown food (at their own farm) and carefully crafted dishes made me believer! Because of this we were willing to pay a little extra. In addition, because our wedding was small we weren't going to have a planner. Their staff was wonderful at working with me to make that work. They shared their knowledge and expertise to make sure the reception flowed smoothly. They were wonderfully understanding about helping set up additional items for us like placing favors, place cards, arranging the cake table, etc. I would HIGHLY recommend them to any bride! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Laurabeth
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Excellent in all respects. Responsive and professional through the whole process. Extremely accomodating of every request. Most importantly, the food was amazing! The salad was so fresh that the guests thought it had come from the garden below. People are still talking about the "fish that melts in your mouth". We were so glad we went with "family style" which allowed folks to have plenty of their favorites and to accomodate vegetarians and the like. At the request of the bride and groom they created a gelato bar with amazing flavors and toppings . . . still being discussed from the east coast to the west coast. Service was impeccable! Highly, highly recommend! Exceeded expectations!
Excellent in all respects. Responsive and professional through the whole process. Extremely accomodating of every request. Read more...
Excellent in all respects. Responsive and professional through the whole process. Extremely accomodating of every request. Most importantly, the food was amazing! The salad was so fresh that the guests thought it had come from the garden below. People are still talking about the "fish that melts in your mouth". We were so glad we went with "family style" which allowed folks to have plenty of their favorites and to accomodate vegetarians and the like. At the request of the bride and groom they created a gelato bar with amazing flavors and toppings . . . still being discussed from the east coast to the west coast. Service was impeccable! Highly, highly recommend! Exceeded expectations! Read less
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Jillian
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
We selected Ramekins to cater our August 2013 wedding. We chose Ramekins because right from the start we enjoyed working with Susan. Susan took the time gather details of our likes and dislikes and from there designed a tasting menu. The day of our tasting, we were so impressed with the presentation, attention to detail, flexibility to make augmentations, and quality and taste of the food. Susan was such a pleasure to work with - she was always willing to work with our requests and menu/quantity augmentations, and quickly got us updated pricing invoices based on our changes. We were so happy with Ramekins that we also had them cater our Rehearsal Dinner at General's Daughter - which was fantastic.
Ramekins surpassed our expectations the day of our wedding. Not only did the food look and taste wonderful, but the wait/bar staff were so friendly and efficient and helped our guests to relax and enjoy themselves. I highly recommend Ramekins for any catering event and particularly enjoyed working with Susan.
We selected Ramekins to cater our August 2013 wedding. We chose Ramekins because right from the start we enjoyed working Read more...
We selected Ramekins to cater our August 2013 wedding. We chose Ramekins because right from the start we enjoyed working with Susan. Susan took the time gather details of our likes and dislikes and from there designed a tasting menu. The day of our tasting, we were so impressed with the presentation, attention to detail, flexibility to make augmentations, and quality and taste of the food. Susan was such a pleasure to work with - she was always willing to work with our requests and menu/quantity augmentations, and quickly got us updated pricing invoices based on our changes. We were so happy with Ramekins that we also had them cater our Rehearsal Dinner at General's Daughter - which was fantastic.
Ramekins surpassed our expectations the day of our wedding. Not only did the food look and taste wonderful, but the wait/bar staff were so friendly and efficient and helped our guests to relax and enjoy themselves. I highly recommend Ramekins for any catering event and particularly enjoyed working with Susan. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Private User
Wedding:
7/19/2013
5.0/5.0
We looked all around the Bay Area for a venue that would allow us to have an outdoor component to our event (especially the ceremony), but not require us to end our event before 10 pm. This specific criteria led us to Ramekins, but we chose and would recommend Ramekins for so many more reasons!

We had our ceremony and cocktail hour outside in the gorgeous courtyard, then dinner and dancing inside the beautiful dining room, and late-night pizza outside by the wood oven. The entire venue is impeccably appointed, landscaped, and decorated, but without feeling stuffy at all. Yvette and Christine were wonderful to work with. They were extremely responsive and helpful. We always felt like we were receiving the highest level of service and personal attention, even though they have many events there each week. Our wedding day went so smoothly. Everyone at Ramekins was so attentive and communicated well with all of our vendors and guests. The food was absolutely AMAZING (a huge reason to choose Ramekins!), from the hors d'oeuvres to the sit down dinner to the wood oven pizza.

We also loved that we could book the 6 rooms in Ramekins' Inn upstairs. We stayed up there with our families and all of the girls got ready on-site. This made everything so easy and a little bit more relaxed!

All in all, I cannot say enough good things about Ramekins, their service, and their staff! We had a wonderful wedding day!
We looked all around the Bay Area for a venue that would allow us to have an outdoor component to our event (especially Read more...
We looked all around the Bay Area for a venue that would allow us to have an outdoor component to our event (especially the ceremony), but not require us to end our event before 10 pm. This specific criteria led us to Ramekins, but we chose and would recommend Ramekins for so many more reasons!

We had our ceremony and cocktail hour outside in the gorgeous courtyard, then dinner and dancing inside the beautiful dining room, and late-night pizza outside by the wood oven. The entire venue is impeccably appointed, landscaped, and decorated, but without feeling stuffy at all. Yvette and Christine were wonderful to work with. They were extremely responsive and helpful. We always felt like we were receiving the highest level of service and personal attention, even though they have many events there each week. Our wedding day went so smoothly. Everyone at Ramekins was so attentive and communicated well with all of our vendors and guests. The food was absolutely AMAZING (a huge reason to choose Ramekins!), from the hors d'oeuvres to the sit down dinner to the wood oven pizza.

We also loved that we could book the 6 rooms in Ramekins' Inn upstairs. We stayed up there with our families and all of the girls got ready on-site. This made everything so easy and a little bit more relaxed!

All in all, I cannot say enough good things about Ramekins, their service, and their staff! We had a wonderful wedding day! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Kelly
Wedding:
3/28/2013
5.0/5.0
If you are a foodie...look no further! Ramekins is a beautiful venue. We had both our ceremony and reception at the same location. Everyone we interacted with over the past 1 year were so professional and helpful. Our wedding was exactly what we had hoped for and more! The food was amazing. We were so pleased to have chosen Ramekins for our celebration!
If you are a foodie...look no further! Ramekins is a beautiful venue. We had both our ceremony and reception at the same Read more...
If you are a foodie...look no further! Ramekins is a beautiful venue. We had both our ceremony and reception at the same location. Everyone we interacted with over the past 1 year were so professional and helpful. Our wedding was exactly what we had hoped for and more! The food was amazing. We were so pleased to have chosen Ramekins for our celebration! Read less
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Tabitha
Wedding:
9/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Yummmmmmmmmy!!! I had Ramekins cater my wedding and it was DEVINE! Great to work with and the food was to die for....my guest were amazed! I was shocked myself how professional and detailed oriented they were. They made me feel like the most important event in the world. Very honest and lovely people to work with :) it was perfect....not one thing went wrong. Let's be honest, the food is a HUGE part of a wedding and my friends and family members are all about the good eats....I'm still hearing how yummy our food was :) for that reaction alone I would pay millions! I loved them, I can't express how great it was to have cater my big day.

Forever greatful :)
Yummmmmmmmmy!!! I had Ramekins cater my wedding and it was DEVINE! Great to work with and the food was to die for....my Read more...
Yummmmmmmmmy!!! I had Ramekins cater my wedding and it was DEVINE! Great to work with and the food was to die for....my guest were amazed! I was shocked myself how professional and detailed oriented they were. They made me feel like the most important event in the world. Very honest and lovely people to work with :) it was perfect....not one thing went wrong. Let's be honest, the food is a HUGE part of a wedding and my friends and family members are all about the good eats....I'm still hearing how yummy our food was :) for that reaction alone I would pay millions! I loved them, I can't express how great it was to have cater my big day.

Forever greatful :) Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Chris
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
I started writing a review but ran out of space! Message me and I will gladly elaborate.

Another 5 star review, but we are genuinely proud to have had our wedding at Ramekins. Raving reviews from all guests, as it’s beautiful, functional, convenient, and unique. I dare you to find a square foot of that venue that doesn’t belong in a magazine. Great main dining room where we did little to decorate and it still looked very nice. Picturesque courtyard was perfect for ceremony, cocktails, late-night lounging and fresh pizza from the pizza oven outside (big crowd-pleaser!).

Yvette brings in most of these 5 star ratings on her own in responsiveness, professionalism, and flexibility. We worked with her for 10+ months, and she always was very thorough with her responses. Granted sometimes it wasn’t a same-day response, but concurrently talked to the chef re:seasonal produce, modify furniture rentals, and re-structure the purchase order – that stuff takes time (remember that all you bridezillas)! But responses were mostly immediate anyway =)

Food is what inked the deal (tasting was amazing). Chef Doug is very accomplished and the people that prepared the food that day know what they’re doing. Farm-to-table, very fresh, seasonal, organic, all that goodness. Bar is a great value compared to others and they have nice brands for the levels. The inn rooms are also very comfy and well appointed and I’d highly recommend renting them all out Fri and Sat for a Sat wedding.

Can't put a price on a venue that doesn't see you as just another sale, will provide high levels of service, and care for your event as their own. But there is a price, and for what you get, it's a steal. Flexibility in menu, decor, timeline, etc. You absolutely owe it to yourselves to check them out and pay a visit in your venue search. We cannot wait to find another reason to host an event there again -- I don't know many couples that generally feel that way about their venue!
I started writing a review but ran out of space! Message me and I will gladly elaborate.

Another 5 star review, Read more...
I started writing a review but ran out of space! Message me and I will gladly elaborate.

Another 5 star review, but we are genuinely proud to have had our wedding at Ramekins. Raving reviews from all guests, as it’s beautiful, functional, convenient, and unique. I dare you to find a square foot of that venue that doesn’t belong in a magazine. Great main dining room where we did little to decorate and it still looked very nice. Picturesque courtyard was perfect for ceremony, cocktails, late-night lounging and fresh pizza from the pizza oven outside (big crowd-pleaser!).

Yvette brings in most of these 5 star ratings on her own in responsiveness, professionalism, and flexibility. We worked with her for 10+ months, and she always was very thorough with her responses. Granted sometimes it wasn’t a same-day response, but concurrently talked to the chef re:seasonal produce, modify furniture rentals, and re-structure the purchase order – that stuff takes time (remember that all you bridezillas)! But responses were mostly immediate anyway =)

Food is what inked the deal (tasting was amazing). Chef Doug is very accomplished and the people that prepared the food that day know what they’re doing. Farm-to-table, very fresh, seasonal, organic, all that goodness. Bar is a great value compared to others and they have nice brands for the levels. The inn rooms are also very comfy and well appointed and I’d highly recommend renting them all out Fri and Sat for a Sat wedding.

Can't put a price on a venue that doesn't see you as just another sale, will provide high levels of service, and care for your event as their own. But there is a price, and for what you get, it's a steal. Flexibility in menu, decor, timeline, etc. You absolutely owe it to yourselves to check them out and pay a visit in your venue search. We cannot wait to find another reason to host an event there again -- I don't know many couples that generally feel that way about their venue! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Wedding:
5/12/2012
5.0/5.0
My husband and I just got married at Ramekins on Saturday and could not have been happier with the venue. Everything was spot on from Ambiance/ Decor, Food, and Service. From our very first meeting, we were impressed with the attention to detail and care of the staff on site. It's a stunning property with a lot of charm: an alcove area for the ceremony, beautiful landscaping throughout, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, fountains, exposed beams and rustic chandeliers in the ballroom, and lots of great antique furniture. The set up of the property allows for a very smooth flow from the ceremony outside, to the cocktail hour on the adjacent patio, to the reception indoors. Since Ramekins is a culinary school, we were also able to tailor the menu to our exact needs. Since it's just a few blocks from Sonoma square, we were able to easily transition to the after-party downtown.

We rented out all six rooms upstairs for family members which was really convenient for getting ready the morning of the wedding, changing into my reception dress, and making sure that grandparents/kids were comfortable if they needed a break any time during the night. The rooms are so gorgeous and spacious! We stayed a total of three nights- rehearsal the night before, wedding night, and the sunday following the wedding and were able to enjoy breakfast upstairs with the family and the wine and cheese reception in the evenings.

If you are considering Sonoma for a wedding or just want a fantastic place to stay while in the area, definitely visit Ramekins. We cannot say enough good things about our experience there and the wonderful staff on site. We're looking forward to coming back each year for our anniversary! Thank you to Yvette and Brooke for being so great to work with!
My husband and I just got married at Ramekins on Saturday and could not have been happier with the venue. Everything was Read more...
My husband and I just got married at Ramekins on Saturday and could not have been happier with the venue. Everything was spot on from Ambiance/ Decor, Food, and Service. From our very first meeting, we were impressed with the attention to detail and care of the staff on site. It's a stunning property with a lot of charm: an alcove area for the ceremony, beautiful landscaping throughout, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, fountains, exposed beams and rustic chandeliers in the ballroom, and lots of great antique furniture. The set up of the property allows for a very smooth flow from the ceremony outside, to the cocktail hour on the adjacent patio, to the reception indoors. Since Ramekins is a culinary school, we were also able to tailor the menu to our exact needs. Since it's just a few blocks from Sonoma square, we were able to easily transition to the after-party downtown.

We rented out all six rooms upstairs for family members which was really convenient for getting ready the morning of the wedding, changing into my reception dress, and making sure that grandparents/kids were comfortable if they needed a break any time during the night. The rooms are so gorgeous and spacious! We stayed a total of three nights- rehearsal the night before, wedding night, and the sunday following the wedding and were able to enjoy breakfast upstairs with the family and the wine and cheese reception in the evenings.

If you are considering Sonoma for a wedding or just want a fantastic place to stay while in the area, definitely visit Ramekins. We cannot say enough good things about our experience there and the wonderful staff on site. We're looking forward to coming back each year for our anniversary! Thank you to Yvette and Brooke for being so great to work with! Read less
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kelliott
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
I ADORE Ramekins in every single way possible. The site itself is GORGEOUS. It's like being in Europe. The ceremony site is perfect, the outside patio is beautiful, and inside is warm and cozy (but not in a small way). I loved it more every time I visited.

Food was amazing. And one of the few places in the Napa/Sonoma area that work with you on the menu to fit your likes and dislikes and how you invision your wedding. We had food stations and one of them was a pizza station using their wood burning ovens and I can say that people are still talking about how amazing the pizza was and it's been a month since my wedding. The cake was fabulous too. They also paired local wines with what food we were serving and it was just perfect.

I think the thing I liked best about Ramekins was the staff. I saw that other reviews had issues with the staff, but I had none. In fact, I loved every one of them. Yvette was FANTASTIC and I think my very favorite person to work with through my entire wedding process. I was there when Mercedes left and Brooke was hired, but I incurred no issues because of it and, in fact, I loved working with Brooke more than I did Mercedes. The staff at the Inn was fabulous too (we rented all 6 rooms for the weekend...it was the best!!). Jason even came and interrupted pictures just to say bye, which was so nice of him! And Donna, the waitress, was FABULOUS. I was talking to my relatives and said I was hungry, and all of a sudden, there was Donna with a big plate of food just for me during cocktail hour! She was so attentive and paid extra attention to me and my wedding party to make sure we ate! LOVED it all.

My wedding turned out to be the best day and the most fun weekend I've had in my entire life and it was, in large part, to Ramekins and the staff. Thank you will never be enough. We're looking into doing an anniversary weekend there next year we loved it so much.
I ADORE Ramekins in every single way possible. The site itself is GORGEOUS. It's like being in Europe. The ceremony site Read more...
I ADORE Ramekins in every single way possible. The site itself is GORGEOUS. It's like being in Europe. The ceremony site is perfect, the outside patio is beautiful, and inside is warm and cozy (but not in a small way). I loved it more every time I visited.

Food was amazing. And one of the few places in the Napa/Sonoma area that work with you on the menu to fit your likes and dislikes and how you invision your wedding. We had food stations and one of them was a pizza station using their wood burning ovens and I can say that people are still talking about how amazing the pizza was and it's been a month since my wedding. The cake was fabulous too. They also paired local wines with what food we were serving and it was just perfect.

I think the thing I liked best about Ramekins was the staff. I saw that other reviews had issues with the staff, but I had none. In fact, I loved every one of them. Yvette was FANTASTIC and I think my very favorite person to work with through my entire wedding process. I was there when Mercedes left and Brooke was hired, but I incurred no issues because of it and, in fact, I loved working with Brooke more than I did Mercedes. The staff at the Inn was fabulous too (we rented all 6 rooms for the weekend...it was the best!!). Jason even came and interrupted pictures just to say bye, which was so nice of him! And Donna, the waitress, was FABULOUS. I was talking to my relatives and said I was hungry, and all of a sudden, there was Donna with a big plate of food just for me during cocktail hour! She was so attentive and paid extra attention to me and my wedding party to make sure we ate! LOVED it all.

My wedding turned out to be the best day and the most fun weekend I've had in my entire life and it was, in large part, to Ramekins and the staff. Thank you will never be enough. We're looking into doing an anniversary weekend there next year we loved it so much. Read less
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Natasha
Wedding:
4/16/2011
4.6/5.0
The most beautiful and intimate venue in Northern California! The food was a hit and everything was available for a fair price. If you want a wedding day of coordiantor that might be helpful as they were more focused on food and event set up. They provided nice touches for example they supplied bridal room with delicious champagne. Thanks Ramekins for a wonderful day!
The most beautiful and intimate venue in Northern California! The food was a hit and everything was available for a fair Read more...
The most beautiful and intimate venue in Northern California! The food was a hit and everything was available for a fair price. If you want a wedding day of coordiantor that might be helpful as they were more focused on food and event set up. They provided nice touches for example they supplied bridal room with delicious champagne. Thanks Ramekins for a wonderful day! Read less
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Jessi
Wedding:
7/7/2007
3.7/5.0
Ramekin's is beautiful and the food is, of course, fabulous; however, during our photography session after the ceremoney, one staff member came outside and interrupted the shoot to tell me I was ahead of schedule and wanted to know if he should then push up the timing for our entrance. This had nothing to do with the venue. The venue is not responsible for the timing of our entrance; only to ensure that everyone is off site after a particular time. That said, this was one of their first wedding events held on site and they may have improved since then. Still a great location, but note there is limited parking and if the wedding is outdoors = people have to stand.
Ramekin's is beautiful and the food is, of course, fabulous; however, during our photography session after the ceremoney, Read more...
Ramekin's is beautiful and the food is, of course, fabulous; however, during our photography session after the ceremoney, one staff member came outside and interrupted the shoot to tell me I was ahead of schedule and wanted to know if he should then push up the timing for our entrance. This had nothing to do with the venue. The venue is not responsible for the timing of our entrance; only to ensure that everyone is off site after a particular time. That said, this was one of their first wedding events held on site and they may have improved since then. Still a great location, but note there is limited parking and if the wedding is outdoors = people have to stand. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I would give 10 stars if I could.

I love Ramekins, and I love the staff! Everyone we met with from the initial phone call to the end was spectacular. Yvette is so knowledgeable, and it’s clear that she really cares about her clients. I felt comfortable working with her from the very beginning. She keeps wedding planning fun! My fiancé and I were planning a destination wedding and I felt completely at ease knowing that everything would be taken care of and that I was in the hands of professional, high quality vendors.

The venue is gorgeous! My favorite part is the outside patio. The ceremony area is totally private and classic. Then there is an outdoor bar so your guests can easily move from ceremony to cocktail hour (but they’re far enough apart that you’re not getting married in a bar). I love the string lights over the patio! There is also a light canvas cover so if it’s super sunny your guests will have some shade. The dining room is so cozy and warm. There are windows all around so there is plenty of natural light that brightens the space. Not much décor is necessary here. Pictures don’t do this venue justice; as soon as I walked in I knew it was where I was going to get married.

A major reason to have a wedding at a cooking school is the food~ the menu we had prepared (ALL CUSTOM MENUS!) was spectacular. Cocktail hour consisted of Lobster & Crab summer rolls, Fig & Goat cheese on toast points, and fresh wood fired flatbreads with roasted peppers, salumi and goat cheese. YUM! Dinner started out with an heirloom tomato salad and then moved to the seated meal of grilled chicken with pancetta in a chardonnay sauce paired with vegetables and fresh made pasta. There is nothing better than fresh, seasonal food prepared just for you.

Another plus is the fact that Ramekins is also a B&B. They have 6 fabulous guest rooms available overlooking the back patio. It’s basically Bridesmaid heaven. You can rent out the entire place and have it all to yourself for your wedding. It’s great!

The best part was the price. Ramekins is very competitively priced for what they offer. For us it was a no-brainer to book with them. The venue is gorgeous, the food is fresh and delicious, the staff cares, and it is conveniently located blocks away from downtown Sonoma.
I would give 10 stars if I could.

I love Ramekins, and I love the staff! Everyone we met with from the initial Read more...
I would give 10 stars if I could.

I love Ramekins, and I love the staff! Everyone we met with from the initial phone call to the end was spectacular. Yvette is so knowledgeable, and it’s clear that she really cares about her clients. I felt comfortable working with her from the very beginning. She keeps wedding planning fun! My fiancé and I were planning a destination wedding and I felt completely at ease knowing that everything would be taken care of and that I was in the hands of professional, high quality vendors.

The venue is gorgeous! My favorite part is the outside patio. The ceremony area is totally private and classic. Then there is an outdoor bar so your guests can easily move from ceremony to cocktail hour (but they’re far enough apart that you’re not getting married in a bar). I love the string lights over the patio! There is also a light canvas cover so if it’s super sunny your guests will have some shade. The dining room is so cozy and warm. There are windows all around so there is plenty of natural light that brightens the space. Not much décor is necessary here. Pictures don’t do this venue justice; as soon as I walked in I knew it was where I was going to get married.

A major reason to have a wedding at a cooking school is the food~ the menu we had prepared (ALL CUSTOM MENUS!) was spectacular. Cocktail hour consisted of Lobster & Crab summer rolls, Fig & Goat cheese on toast points, and fresh wood fired flatbreads with roasted peppers, salumi and goat cheese. YUM! Dinner started out with an heirloom tomato salad and then moved to the seated meal of grilled chicken with pancetta in a chardonnay sauce paired with vegetables and fresh made pasta. There is nothing better than fresh, seasonal food prepared just for you.

Another plus is the fact that Ramekins is also a B&B. They have 6 fabulous guest rooms available overlooking the back patio. It’s basically Bridesmaid heaven. You can rent out the entire place and have it all to yourself for your wedding. It’s great!

The best part was the price. Ramekins is very competitively priced for what they offer. For us it was a no-brainer to book with them. The venue is gorgeous, the food is fresh and delicious, the staff cares, and it is conveniently located blocks away from downtown Sonoma. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I just got married at Ramekins on Saturday and could not have been happier with the venue. Everything was spot on from Ambiance/ Decor, Food, and Service. From our very first meeting, we were impressed with the attention to detail and care of the staff on site. It's a stunning property with a lot of charm: an alcove area for the ceremony, beautiful landscaping throughout, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, fountains, exposed beams and rustic chandeliers in the ballroom, and lots of great antique furniture. The set up of the property allows for a very smooth flow from the ceremony outside, to the cocktail hour on the adjacent patio, to the reception indoors. Since Ramekins is a culinary school, we were also able to tailor the menu to our exact needs. Since it's just a few blocks from Sonoma square, we were able to easily transition to the after-party downtown.

We rented out all six rooms upstairs for family members which was really convenient for getting ready the morning of the wedding, changing into my reception dress, and making sure that grandparents/kids were comfortable if they needed a break any time during the night. The rooms are so gorgeous and spacious! We stayed a total of three nights- rehearsal the night before, wedding night, and the sunday following the wedding and were able to enjoy breakfast upstairs with the family and the wine and cheese reception in the evenings.

If you are considering Sonoma for a wedding or just want a fantastic place to stay while in the area, definitely visit Ramekins. We cannot say enough good things about our experience there and the wonderful staff on site. We're looking forward to coming back each year for our anniversary! Thank you to Yvette and Brooke for being so great to work with!
My husband and I just got married at Ramekins on Saturday and could not have been happier with the venue. Everything was Read more...
My husband and I just got married at Ramekins on Saturday and could not have been happier with the venue. Everything was spot on from Ambiance/ Decor, Food, and Service. From our very first meeting, we were impressed with the attention to detail and care of the staff on site. It's a stunning property with a lot of charm: an alcove area for the ceremony, beautiful landscaping throughout, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, fountains, exposed beams and rustic chandeliers in the ballroom, and lots of great antique furniture. The set up of the property allows for a very smooth flow from the ceremony outside, to the cocktail hour on the adjacent patio, to the reception indoors. Since Ramekins is a culinary school, we were also able to tailor the menu to our exact needs. Since it's just a few blocks from Sonoma square, we were able to easily transition to the after-party downtown.

We rented out all six rooms upstairs for family members which was really convenient for getting ready the morning of the wedding, changing into my reception dress, and making sure that grandparents/kids were comfortable if they needed a break any time during the night. The rooms are so gorgeous and spacious! We stayed a total of three nights- rehearsal the night before, wedding night, and the sunday following the wedding and were able to enjoy breakfast upstairs with the family and the wine and cheese reception in the evenings.

If you are considering Sonoma for a wedding or just want a fantastic place to stay while in the area, definitely visit Ramekins. We cannot say enough good things about our experience there and the wonderful staff on site. We're looking forward to coming back each year for our anniversary! Thank you to Yvette and Brooke for being so great to work with! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I had my wedding at Anderson Ranch owned by Ramekins. They also did all of the cooking and serving for our wedding day. I could not be more happy with the final result of our wedding day. The venue was GORGEOUS, the food was amazing, and the staff were some of the nicest and professional people. All coordination leading up to the wedding day was superb. Highly recommended!!!
I had my wedding at Anderson Ranch owned by Ramekins. They also did all of the cooking and serving for our wedding day. I Read more...
I had my wedding at Anderson Ranch owned by Ramekins. They also did all of the cooking and serving for our wedding day. I could not be more happy with the final result of our wedding day. The venue was GORGEOUS, the food was amazing, and the staff were some of the nicest and professional people. All coordination leading up to the wedding day was superb. Highly recommended!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue

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