Stars & Stripes Wedding was held April 17, 2021!

2021 Stars & Stripes Wedding

Brides Across America and RIVER ROAST (Chicago, IL) were proud to host the 2021 Stars & Stripes Wedding on April 17, 2021. Watch the video to learn more about Zakary Hartford and Laura Benz and the love story that captured our hearts.

The wedding was held April 17, 2021. Their dream wedding included:

  • Five-hour reception up to 220 guests
  • Three-course dinner menu: salad and entree prepared by our award winning culinary team
  • Custom designed wedding cake prepared by Bittersweet Pastry
  • Four-hour standard open bar, one-hour wine service with dinner, sparkling wine toast
  • Complimentary house chairs and tables with white linen
  • Complimentary votive candles: 3 for each dinner table and along windows to accent
  • Personalized menus placed at each table setting

River Roast (Chicago, IL) is located on the Chicago River, RIVER ROAST offers dramatic city and water views from every seat - inside and out.  Helmed by James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef Cedric Harden, River Roast is a lively social house and gathering place.

Congratulations Laura & Zachary!