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The Dorrance Is A Trip Through Time

By Elisha Neubauer

Stepping into the entranceway of The Dorrance, located in Providence, Rhode Island, is like stepping back in time. The beauty and grandeur of this timeless location will sweep you away to an entirely different world, transporting you to a day when things were simpler and people were able to take a moment and enjoy life for the finer moments.

The building features high ornate ceilings, a long, luxurious bar, and a well-appointed dining room. Built in 1901, the owners have managed to maintain the original appeal of the building, including the original stain glass windows depicting majestic crests of wealthy European banking families.

"The authentic gold on the ceiling enhances the beauty of each and every handmade rosette," Regina Curran Lester, Owner, said. "This extravagant decor creates a moment in time where you step back into the elegant gilded era of momentous glory."

The beauty of the space can only be rivaled by one feature, though: the staff.

"We hand craft and customize each and every menu, whether for a large group or small, with care and mindfulness of the seasonal produce," Lester said. "Along with superb food and craft cocktails, the staff at The Dorrance provides professional and top rate service."

It is because of this top rate staff that planning an event at The Dorrance is such a breeze. In fact, there is no need to even hire a party planner or wedding consultant. Staff members are capable of handling, and even anticipating, your every need.

"You and your guests could not ask for a more perfect experience in every aspect," Lester said.

When selected for a wedding, the hard work is done for you. The venue itself is already exquisitely decorated and exceptionally appealing. Deciding on a menu is an easy route, too. From the elegant ease of a carving station to a multi-course fine dining degustation, The Dorrance is able to fulfill all your dining needs. An onsite wedding planner/coordinator is on-staff to help smooth out any details and the staff is experienced and eager to create an event you'll always remember.

In addition to weddings, the space is available for all manner of gatherings, including business meetings, corporate events, religious ceremonies, bar mitzvahs, birthday parties, and more. The expansive space holds 375 guests and offers ample parking for easy accessibility.

Whether you are looking to plan a massive event that you will want to remember for the rest of your life, or you are simply looking for an elegant, no-fuss night out, The Dorrance offers a trip to a time when old world elegance and luxury combined.

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Elisha Neubauer is a freelance editor, ghostwriter, book reviewer, and author. She is...

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