Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards knows that no wedding weekend is complete without the perfect rehearsal dinner spot. Every bride and groom should celebrate the night before their big day in style, and we know the best place to do so. Our Easton Porter sister property, Red Pump Kitchen, is the ultimate destination for private dining. Their festive interior provides the ideal backdrop to your special night and their private event expertise is unmatched. In addition, the contemporary European café style restaurant is located in the heart of Charlottesville on the historic Downtown Mall. Their prime location ensures a fun and festive atmosphere for you and your guests. Most importantly, the renowned dining destination’s cuisine is top notch. The unique eatery adds hearty Tuscan taste to contemporary American fare to create gourmet dishes. The restaurant also has an expertly curated list of wines, beers, and cocktails to complement their fare.
Red Pump Kitchen has ample experience hosting rehearsal dinners. Their well-trained team will work with you to refine the menu and adjust the seating arrangement to suit you needs. Seated Dinners can accommodate up to 60 guests, and Stationed Dinners can accommodate as many as 85 guests. Both options give you flexibility in choosing your menu and bar package. Executive Chef Reid Owen has crafted a variety of artisan menus so that clients have a variety of options.
No detail is overlooked when planning your pre-wedding celebration. In addition to food and drink, rehearsal dinners at Red Pump Kitchen include exclusive use of the restaurant and alfresco café, surround sound, and parking validation for 2 hours. Plus, there is no need for rentals. Tables, chairs, napkins, tableware, cutlery, glassware, ambient lighting, Vance Kitira pillar candles and votives are all included in your private dining package. Furthermore, the staff will provide personal catering consultation before the dinner as well as cuisine and beverage service during the event.