Saturday, April 30, 2011

Persian Wedding

Ethnic weddings are always great because you get to see and learn how other cultures celebrate weddings.  Houman and Raha had a beautiful Persian ceremony and reception at Pacific Hills.

The ceremony was held in our Newport ballroom, where we usually host the ceremony for our brides.  The "altar" which Persians call Sofreh-aghd usually encompasses lavish ornaments and sweets that are displayed for guests while the bride and groom tie the "knot".  The ceremony was followed by a cocktail hour; served were various eggplant dishes and a variety of other Persian cuisines.  The dinner is always a huge hit! Guests enjoyed chicken and beef kabobs and a variety of different rice dishes.  The wedding was coordinated by Khaterah from

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