Retreat House Catering Kitchen

July 22nd, 2019

Retreat House Catering Kitchen

Our 1,200 sq. ft. catering kitchen is located on the lower level of the Retreat House and is available to licensed and insured caterers approved by our office for meal preparation for events and cooking classes. Use of the kitchen and equipment is offered at no additional cost. Available Equipment The preparation area of the…


French’s Point Availability for 2020 & 2021

July 15th, 2019

French’s Point Availability for 2020 & 2021

French’s Point 2019, 2020 & 2021 availability by the numbers… There are 26 weekends May-October. We only host one celebration a weekend to allow each client and their guests ample time for memory-making. As a result, our calendar fills faster than venues that host multiple weddings a weekend. 2019 We are booked! 2020 Prime Season…


FAQ: How Do I Reserve French’s Point?

June 17th, 2019

FAQ: How Do I Reserve French’s Point?

When you determine French’s Point is the right choice of venue for your gathering, securing your weekend is quite simple: Request your reservation for your date via email or phone. A virtual contract will be emailed to you and your fiancé for your signature. Once the virtual contract is executed, your date will be held…


How To Plan an Event or Ceremony on The Farm Beach

June 10th, 2019

How To Plan an Event or Ceremony on The Farm Beach

The Private Farm Beach is an idyllic seaside setting for a rehearsal dinner celebration or ceremony. It has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years since we installed a new sea wall and regraded the lawn area abutting the beach to allow for the tenting of the area. If you are looking into…


FAQ: How is the Lodging Block Fee Paid?

June 3rd, 2019

FAQ: How is the Lodging Block Fee Paid?

Typically, your guests cover the expense for their lodging in the guest suites. As the host, you assign your guests to the suites. By reserving French’s Point, you are guaranteeing the lodging block payment just as you would a room block at a hotel. You have two options as to how payments are made for…


Vendor Spotlight: The Salt Box Cafe

May 27th, 2019

Vendor Spotlight: The Salt Box Cafe

“The SaltBox Cafe is Maine’s only Tiny House Food Truck serving gourmet breakfasts, lunches and beverages in Bethel and Portland!” ~The Salt Box Cafe How long have you been operating your business? Three years.   What inspired your passion for catering? Working in local Portland restaurants during culinary school piqued my interest in working for…


FAQ: Do We Have to Clean Up After Our Stay?

May 20th, 2019

FAQ: Do We Have to Clean Up After Our Stay?

We ask that you remove all trash, recycling and redeemables to the designated receptacles, remove your personal effects & food, return furnishings to their original locations and leave the property in the condition in which you received it at check in. If you would like daily housekeeping services during your stay, these services can be…


Vendor Spotlight: Churchill Events

May 13th, 2019

Vendor Spotlight: Churchill Events

Our mission is to provide the finest service, event planning, and creative cuisine available. ~ Churchill Events How long have you been operating your business? 23 years What inspired your passion for catering? No doubt I was inspired by my mother and two grandmothers… all of whom were excellent (and often inventive) cooks. I was…


FAQ: What Are The Fees To Reserve French’s Point?

May 6th, 2019

FAQ: What Are The Fees To Reserve French’s Point?

French’s Point is… A year-round, oceanfront, vacation rental estate, offered exclusively to one group of guests for the weekend to ensure complete privacy & an abundance of time with loved ones. A weekend at French’s Point feels like a reunion & a vacation, with a wedding at the heart of it all. So, you might…


Vendor Spotlight: Cakes for All Seasons

April 29th, 2019

Vendor Spotlight: Cakes for All Seasons

How would you describe your products and service? Cakes for All Seasons is a custom dessert studio creating cakes, sweets and other treats, from scratch, for weddings and other special occasions, using the finest ingredients. I love a challenge and am happy to create special recipes or family favorites for my clients. Providing gracious, responsive…