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The River Mill Classic Wedding

The River Mill, built in 1873, is located along the San Joaquin River in French Camp, California.  Originally a processing mill for chicory to be used in coffee, it has seen many uses over the years.  The current owner purchased the property in 1972 and in the early 90’s, after extensive renovations, began offering The River Mill for conferences, seminars, banquets and weddings. 


            As you enter the landscaped grounds along the walkway through the gardens, you will walk the path the bride takes on her way to the wedding ceremony locations.  Roses and crape myrtle line the walkway and eight raised beds framed with brick are filled with sculptured privets and seasonal plantings, underneath massive native oak trees, landscape the garden areas.


            An open courtyard provides entry into the 18,000 square foot brick building with a variety of rooms for dining and dancing.  The Roasting Room features an oversized masonry fireplace and tall barrel ceiling for indoor winter weddings and spectacular summer receptions. The spacious River Room, stately La Bodega, Board Room, Garden Room, Tasting Room and Winery each provide their own unique ambiance and features for your event.  A second story balcony in the open courtyard is the perfect setting for the traditional bridal bouquet toss to the future brides gathered below.


            Our complete wedding package includes fully staffed use of the facilities with all the linens, table settings, wedding cake, candles, full service bars available, parking attendants, onsite event coordination, seasonal flowers for the ceremony, bridal party, family, toasting glasses, dining table centerpieces and fresh pieces in the building.  Our onsite kitchen and staff offer you the choice of a variety of full service, food station or hors d’oeuvre menus or we can create a menu for you.  All of these features combine to provide you with a wedding, which is easy to plan, enjoyable to attend and full of cherished memories.


Classic Wedding Package

Facility Includes:

60” Round tables and gray cushioned chairs

(10 guests per table)

China   Stemware   Flatware

White table cloths and napkins

Service staff and parking attendant/s

Wedding Floral Packet:


Bride’s bouquet and toss bouquet

4 Attendants and 1 Flower girl bouquet


Groom, 4 Groomsmen and 1 Ring bearer

2 Fathers and 4 Grandfathers


2 Mothers, 4 Grandmothers and 1 Guest book person


Ceremony floral piece, unity arrangement


1 Main altar or unity candle arrangement

2 Altar baskets or candelabras

Reception Flowers:

Fresh seasonal floral centerpieces for the dining tables

Flowers for the cake, cake knife and toasting glasses

Fresh seasonal floral arrangements in the building


Wedding cake

“FIVE” hours per occasion plus full set-up and breakdown
Space to be designated according to number of guests
$57.50 per person

(Add menu pricing  below to the $57.50)


              Classic Package 4 to 9pm, 5 to 10pm, 6 to 11pm or 7pm to 12am                         Saturdays 150 guest Minimum

            Classic Package  4 to 9pm, 5 to 10pm , 6 to 11pm or 7pm to 12am                                Sunday thru Friday 80 guest Minimum


Classic Wedding Ceremony at The River Mill

Arrival time day of wedding  1 ½  hour prior to the wedding
   Dressing room for the bride

Wedding Location:
Gardens or Fireside
Appropriate seating for garden or fireside wedding

Rehearsal on available day or evening earlier in the week with the wedding party and parents  (45 minutes) (Rehearsal overtime $75.00 per 15 minutes)


All entrees include garden salad, rustic bread, seasonal vegetables, choice of one:

Rice pilaf, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted new potatoes, garlic chive smashed potatoes or

Pastas:  Alfredo, pesto, creamy herb garlic, marinara or tossed with olive oil, tomato, garlic & herbs


SALAD-Inclusive Mixed garden greens and seasonal garnish with our house vinaigrette

 $3.25 Upgraded Salads

• Mediterranean greens, tomatoes, pepperoncini, red bells, red onion, olive, feta & a lemon garlic vinaigrette
• Harvest salad with roasted pecans, tomatoes and dried fruit with a bleu cheese vinaigrette
• Spring mix with feta, toasted almonds, strawberries with a champagne poppy seed vinaigrette (seasonal)
• Garden greens with apples, walnuts and bleu cheese with a balsamic vinaigrette
• Caesar salad
• Baby iceberg wedge salad
• Antipasto salad
• Arugula, prosciutto and bleu cheese with a rosemary vinaigrette



Breast of Chicken $24.50

Grilled with a pesto cream sauce

Buccaneer's sauce- shallots, house made raisins, ginger, raspberry vinaigrette, veal stock and banana

Marinated in olive oil, fruit juices and fresh herbs topped with gremolata-garlic, fresh herbs and lemon zest

Wild mushroom Marsala

Tomato garlic caper sauce

Diavola-marinated in olive oil and chile

Tuscan style with rosemary, garlic, artichoke hearts, mushrooms and olives

White wine porcini mushroom herb cream sauce

Salsa Verde

Stuffed with prosciutto, artichoke and cheese with a light tomato cream sauce  $26.50

Florentine- Spinach, goat cheese, cream cheese, roasted garlic, caramelized onions and fresh herbs $26.50

Duxelle- wild mushrooms, roasted garlic, caramelized onions, breadcrumbs and fresh herbs $26.50

    Cheese tortellini tossed in an herb cream sauce $22.50

 Vegetarian $21.50

Pasta with a basil pesto  or tomato basil pesto tossed with seasonal vegetables

Vegetable ragout and grilled herb polenta

Pasta with marinated tomatoes, garlic, basil, parmesan cheese (seasonal)

Cheese raviolis with marinara sauce or tomato cream sauce

Eggplant and squash parmigiana

Pasta with portabella, porcini ,mushroom buttons, seasonal vegetables in a creamy herb sauce

Prices are subject to a 20% service charge and state sales tax.
All prices are subject to change


Roast top sirloin of beef $26.50

Mushroom roasted shallot sauce

Pistachio butter

Green peppercorn sauce

Madeira demi-glace

Chimichurri sauce

Sherry, mushroom and herb sauce


Boneless loin of pork $25.50

Mushroom, rosemary, garlic & onion sauce 

 Stuffed with raisins, herbs and nuts with a citrus sauce

Roasted pineapple relish

Peppercorn mustard crust with cider sauce

Peach and leek compote (seasonal)


Roast New York strip loin of beef  $28.50 


Roast tenderloin of beef  $32.00

Horseradish cream sauce         

Sherry, mushroom and herb sauce             

Madeira demi glace      

 Herb compound butter         

Crown Royal peppercorn sauce            

Wild mushroom ragout

Red wine reduction with caramelized onions and gorgonzola crumbles

Wrapped with house made bacon and topped with red wine mushroom sauce


Prawns with tomato, garlic, capers, thyme  or citrus herb sauce $28.50

 Filet of salmon $29.50

Pistachio crusted with saffron cream sauce

Honey mustard, horseradish mint sauce

Roasted with a lemon pepper sauce   

Grilled with a honey mustard sauce

Tomato, caper and kalamata olive salsa

 Prices are subject to a 20% service charge and state sales tax.
All prices are subject to change


Add the Classic Wedding package pricing $52.50 to the menu you select below



Breast of chicken “Angelica” with artichokes, tomato, garlic and herbs

Roast leg of lamb with minted couscous  OR Top sirloin with a green peppercorn sauce

Fresh seasonal vegetables

Pesto pasta

Fresh fruit salad

Tossed greens with our house vinaigrette served with bread 



Boneless breast of chicken marinated in lemon juice, garlic and herbs

      Roast sirloin of beef with a sherry, porcini mushroom and herb sauce 
Seafood pasta salad

Mediterranean pasta with katamata olives, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, garlic and herbs 

 Grilled summer vegetables with a balsamic glaze

Fresh summer fruit

Tossed greens with our house vinaigrette served with bread 


Boneless breast of chicken with a caramelized onions, roasted garlic and fresh herbs

Roast top sirloin of beef with a sauteed mushroom sauce

Ratatouille with squash, eggplant, onions, tomatoes and herbs OR seasonal vegetable

Fusilli “alla diavola” corkscrew pasta with a spicy tomato and bell pepper sauce

Oven roasted red potatoes with rosemary and olive oil

Tossed greens in our house vinaigrette served with bread


Breast of chicken in a rich red wine sauce with mushrooms and pearl onions

Assorted specialty sausages with roasted potatoes and onions

Top Sirloin Madeira demi-glac

Seasonal Vegetables

Garlic mashed potatoes

Pasta with an herb garlic sauce

Tossed greens in our house vinaigrette served with bread 

 Prices are subject to a 20% service charge and state sales tax.
All prices are subject to change





New York strip loin beef with Madeira jus and

 breast of chicken with red wine, pearl onions and mushrooms $34.00 


New York strip loin with sherry, porcini mushrooms and herbs and

breast of chicken stuffed with proscuito, artichoke and cheese $35.75


New York strip loin with horseradish cream sauce and

 filet of salmon with diced tomato and fresh herbs $39.95


Tenderloin of beef with green peppercorn sauce and

 breast of chicken with a Madeira and wild mushroom sauce $37.50


Tenderloin of beef with béarnaise and

breast of chicken with a citrus and herb marinade $37.50


Tenderloin of beef with Madeira, fresh tomato and herbs and

  filet of salmon with tarragon/shallot butter $39.95


Top sirloin of beef in a bourbon/balsamic marinade and

breast of chicken with a porcini mushroom herb sauce $32.50


Top sirloin of beef herb coated served with mushroom and roasted garlic

 and filet of salmon with Hollandaise $37.50


Italian roasted breast of chicken and filet of salmon with citrus beurre blanc $35.00


Boneless loin of pork with Dijon mustard and roasted onions and

 breast of chicken stuffed with dried tomato, goat cheese and walnuts $34.75


Boneless loin of pork stuffed with raisins, dried fruit and herbs and

 filet of salmon with diced tomato and fresh basil $35.00

Prices subject to a 20% service charge and state sales tax.
All prices subject to change


Imported and domestic cheeses garnished with seasonal fruit accompanied with assorted crackers 

Classic Italian antipasto with artichoke hearts, olives, salami,
pepperoncini peppers and mushrooms

Antipasto skewers

Apricots filled with goat cheese, walnuts and mint

 Assorted quesadillas with salsa

Bacon and gorgonzola wrapped sirloin brochettes 

Chicken apple sausage and caramelized onion frittata

Valley grown mushroom caps with a cheesy Italian sausage

Steak bites with a Bloody Mary dipping sauce

Asian meatballs with ginger, cilantro and basil with a hoisin BBQ sauce

Deep fried cheese ravioli with arrabbiata sauce

Pigs in a blanket-Puff pastry with miniature gourmet hot dogs with a spicy mustard

Crisp crostini with a variety of savory toppings: choice of 2

*Caramelized onion and brie
*Sautéed mushrooms, garlic and cheese
*Grilled beef and horseradish
*Prosciutto, cream cheese and red onion

*Tomato, mozzarella and basil
*Creamy artichoke and parmesan
* Prosciutto, sage and teleme cheese
*Roasted eggplant caponata

$3.95 - $4.75 per selection  or  $9.75 - $14.25 for selection of three
Pricing is per person in attendance

Prices are subject to a 20% service charge and state sales tax.
All prices subject to change.

(Hors d’oeuvre only parties  a minimum selection of five items)

Porcini mushroom risotto cakes with herb aioli 
Deep fried shrimp wontons with a plum chutney sauce
Chilled or grilled marinated prawns with cocktail sauce (market price)
Coconut almond prawns deep fried with a mango dipping sauce (market price)
Lamb lollipops with a balsamic mustard dipping sauce (market price)

Barbequed oysters with an herb butter OR 

Oysters on the half shell mignonette (Market Price)

Seared ahi tuna presented on wonton spoons (Market Price)

Sesame prawns with a tahini ginger dipping sauce

Smoked salmon on herbed baguettes with crème fraiche

Specialty mini pizzas:

Quattro formagio pizza with caramelized onions and kalamata olives
Cambozola, roasted garlic, sun-dried tomato and basil
Sausage, roasted red pepper, mozzarella, goat cheese with pesto or tomato sauce
Pepperoni, mushroom and mozzarella cheese
Roasted garlic chicken, mozzarella, sliced onions, parsley with a white sauce

BBQ chicken, grilled onions, mozzarella  

Sushi sampler

$3.75 - $4.50 per selection OR

$9.75 - $14.25 for selection of three

*Pricing is per guest in attendence

(Hors d'oeuvre only parties a minimum selection of five items.)
Prices are subject to an 20% service charge and state sales tax.
Prices and menus subject to changes

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