Catching Pure Joy on the Wedding Flip Side

Updated: Jan 21, 2019


There were two sides to this wedding coin and each were vastly different from one another, yet both extremely beautiful. Kalpana and Matt tied the knot at the beautiful estate venue, Villa Verano in the foothills of Santa Barbara. Trina Scmidt worked with us and helped the couple coordinate and flip this glorious wedding from a traditional, colorful and elaborate Indian wedding to an elegant California style celebration.


If you think planning a single wedding is a lot of work, try planning an entire day of wedding celebration festivities that incorporate both cultures and preferences into a seamless full day, chalk full of elaborate details. Pure Joy Catering entered this beautiful celebration on the flip side. The Bride and Groom, along with all their guests changed outfits for the second set of events and all the linens, tableware and decor were also completely switched over to showcase a beautiful, soft pastel colored California style wedding.

After the traditional Indian wedding ceremony and lunch, Pure Joy Catering ended the day’s celebration with yummy passed appetizers and a delicious plated meal.

First Course

  • Caesar Salad; Crisp House Baked Croutons, Incredible Dressing, Aged Parmesan and a Meyer Lemon Squeeze

  • Hearth Baked Breads and Focaccia with Provincial Dipping Oil

Entree Course Options

  • Grilled Salmon with Lemon Beurre Blanc

  • Roasted Medium Rare Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Mushroom Bordelaise and Horseradish Sauce

Entree Course Presented With

  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • Farmer’s Market Roasted Heirloom Carrots with a Nutmeg and Honey Glaze

  • Garnished with a Shard of Roasted Garlic Crisp

Vegetarian Option

  • Rosemary Speared Grilled Vegetable & Polenta Tower on Basil Cream and Roasted Tomato Pasilla Sauce

We just love this wedding, not only because you can see the love and two cultures blending together, but the work and dedication to create this seamless and fabulous wedding deserves some major kudos.

Wedding Vendors that brought it all together…

Venue: Villa Verano

Coordinator: Trina Scmidt Weddings & Events

Catering: Pure Joy Catering

Photographer: Elizabeth Burgi Photography

Florals: Coco Rose Design

Shuttle: EOS




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