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Real Wedding: Alison Alhadeff & Conor Pollom

The Perfect Recipe | 11.4.2014 | Photography by Jenny Jimenez

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Names Alison Alhadeff and Conor Pollom Live in Greenwood Occupations She’s a middle school sex-ed teacher and assistant director of student services and he’s a student How they met At a coffee shop where Conor was a barista and Ali would often do homework Wedding time 4:30 Wedding weather Surprisingly nice and perfect for pictures outside the Olympic Sculpture Park Number of Guests 230 Splurged/saved Self-proclaimed foodies, the couple did not want to disappoint. Upon arrival the guests were greeted with a cheese-themed happy hour and a champagne tower. After the reception there was a round of delicate hors d’oeuvres, and later a midnight snack Wedding theme Light and home Wedding colors Rich navy blue, burnt orange, golden yellow, jewel greens and neutrals Walked down the aisle to Gold from the musical Once Traditional elements A seamless blend of Jewish and Irish traditions including a Celtic hand-fastening ceremony Favorite ceremony moment Conor’s best friend officiated, delivering an honest, intimate, and humorous ceremony Flowers A unique extension of the couple’s love for food: a blend of cabbages, peppercorns, rosemary, dahlias, billy balls, hydrangeas and thyme Reception menu Family-style miso glazed black cod with pickled shiitake and baby fennel salad, fried caper and sun-dried tomato kale Caesar, truffle bisque shooters, Irish mashed potatoes, Sriracha-glazed Brussels sprouts, peppercorn-crusted steak and a chimichurri and butternut squash ravioli First dance song John Legend’s You and I Wedding cake A small almond cutting cake with browned-butter cream and strawberry-rhubarb filling accompanied by a large dessert buffet If they knew what they know now They wouldn’t change a thing The day in three words Overwhelming love and joy Honeymoon Italy and France for a month

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VENDOR LIST

Wedding Consultant  Michelle Bernard with Married with Michelle
Ceremony and Reception Venue Sodo Park
Photographer Jenny Jimenez Photography
Videography Janssen Powers
Photobooth Lightning Booth 
Invitations Paper Moxie
Flowers Bella Rugosa
Desserts Kathryn Jones of Divine Confections
Ceremony and Reception Music Haggis Brothers Band, Bamboo Beats
Reception Entertainment Nash Fung (magician)
Rings Alana Antique and Estate Jewelry, Facèré
Gown Jenny Pakham at The Dress Theory
Makeup Elizabeth White
Manicures Julep Nail Parlor
Barbershop Valentine’s Men’s Grooming Salon
Formal Wear for Groom Michael’s Bespoke Tailor
Formal Wear Groomsmen The Tuxedo Club
Rehearsal Dinner Local 360
Hotel for Guests Washington Athletic Club
Transportation Crystal Coach, Butler Valet
Rentals Prop Gallery, Blue Danube ProductionsCreative CoveringsPedersen’s Event RentalsSeattle Farm Tables
Registry Pottery Barn, Williams-SonomaAmazon.com
Sunday Brunch Fairmont Garden Atrium

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