An 8 Year Saga

Our Story

  • First We Meet

    August 29, 2010

    Chris and Mel first met on matriculation day at Boston University. Friends immediately, and the rest is history.

  • First Date

    October 14, 2010

    After wondering around Beacon Street in the cold trying to go on an "adventure," they went to a restaurant called The Cactus Club. The food wasn't great, but the company definitely made up for it!

  • In A Relationship

    January 28, 2011

    After Chris visited Mel's family in Connecticut over winter break, he decided it was time to make it official.

  • Study Abroad

    January 25, 2013

    After Mel left for Italy Sophmore year, both Mel and Chris realized they wanted to study abroad in Australia together during Junior year. Between all the studies they still managed to get out and see the country. Even travelling to Fiji and Thailand!

  • Graduation

    May 16, 2014

    Mel and Chris graduated together from Boston University. Mel graduated Magna Cum Laude from the School of Hospitality and Chris graduated Cum Laude from the College of Communications. Post graduation Chris got a job working for the Boston Red Sox and Mel started working up in Napa Valley with Hillstone Restaurant Group.

  • Engagement

    July 16, 2018

    Chris planned a trip to Hawaii the week before football season started without Mel knowing he was secretly planning to propose. Between fake emails and false hotel information, Chris managed to sweep Mel off her feet with a helicopter proposal at the look out point on Ulupalakua Ranch in Maui.

Our Special Events

Wedding Events

Welcome Reception

8:00 PM 11:00 PM
Friday 19 July, 2019

The Tasting Room • Westlake Village Inn

Main Ceremony

4:30 PM 10:00 PM
Saturday 20 July, 2019

Epona Estate Vineyard • 1050 W Potrero Rd. Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

After Party

10:30 PM 1:00 AM
Saturday 20 July, 2019

Bogie's Bar • 32001 Agoura Rd. Westlake Village, CA 91361

Wedding Brunch

10:00 AM 1:00 PM
Sunday 21 July, 2019

The Vintage Room • Westlake Village Inn

How To Get Around

Where To Stay

Closest airport is LAX

A rental car discount is available through Hertz (Promo Code: CV#01PW0022)

We have a room block at the Westlake Village Inn

If you'd like to stay there please use our last names when booking

Best Wishes

The Wedding Party