SHREWSBURY – For over 100 years, Shadowbrook has been a New Jersey landmark, a stunning Georgian mansion set on more than 20 acres.
Originally built in 1907 as a private home, three generations of the Zweben family have turned Shadowbrook into a highly acclaimed catering venue, attracting customers from all over the tristate area as the space of choice for their most treasured milestones.
The classic elegance of Shadowbrook’s ambiance and the professionalism of the staff have earned Shadowbrook numerous accolades from the most prestigious wedding media outlets.
Whether blanketed in soft white snow or alive with the vibrancy of tens of thousands of flowers, the gardens at Shadowbrook are a breathtaking sight to behold, and the upcoming warm weather seasons present Shadowbrook’s grounds at the height of their splendor. The rambling gardens are available for ceremonies and cocktail receptions, as well as the ultimate photo opportunity for a first look, romantic kiss or timeless family portrait.
The stately Oak Room, overlooking the gardens, allows the beauty of the outdoors into the indoor reception space. Recently updated with gilded mirrors throughout the room, the Oak Room is a luxuriously appointed, grand setting any time of the year. In the colder months, the roaring fireplace gives off a romantic glow, adding a special touch of glamour to any wedding.
In addition to elegant surroundings and impeccable service, the Shadowbrook experience is also comprised of the most highly acclaimed food. Shadowbrook’s highly trained executive chef oversees all of the food preparation as well as the established culinary staff, creating dishes that are both pleasing to the palate and the eye.
Shadowbrook takes advantage of the seasonal bounties, using only the freshest, highest quality artisanal ingredients. A variety of packages are available from extravagant cocktail parties decorated with ornate ice sculptures to multicourse dinners, Shadowbrook’s wedding specialists are available to custom-tailor any bride’s dream menu.
Shadowbrook on your invitations conveys a reputation of timeless elegance, and the iconic Shadowbrook sign has become synonymous with the highest standard of wedding planning, service and culinary excellence. Earning glowing reviews, such as The Knot Best of Weddings, Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice award, NJ Bride’s Love It award, the Best of Manhattan Bride and real wedding features in Brides Magazine, The Knot and Vera Wang Unveiled, Shadowbrook prides itself most on the number of brides that return to where their parents where married for their special day.
Although known predominantly for weddings, Shadowbrook is also the ideal location for all of life’s celebrations. Some of the most popular include birthdays, bar/bat mitzvahs, sweet sixteens, anniversaries, christenings, proms, charity functions, corporate events and holiday parties.
Many Shadowbrook brides and their families return to enjoy a myriad of functions throughout their lifetime. This has often included multiple generations and family members, such as the Shaw family, a true legacy. Not only have the Shaws enjoyed many holidays and celebrations at Shadowbrook over the years, they also had all four of their daughters’ weddings there and now their son is getting married at Shadowbrook this summer.
For more intimate affairs, Shadowbrook offers Private Dining for groups of 10 or more. This five-course menu is an elegant way to commemorate special occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries and graduations.
Shadowbrook is open throughout the year on all of the major holidays. They are now accepting reservations for the exquisite Easter and Mother’s Day Buffets.
Shadowbrook offers the most professional and efficient service with the unique personalization that comes from being a family run business.
The Zweben family maintains the utmost standards for exceptional food, service, presentation and décor. From planning to execution, every need and wish is granted to guarantee a flawless, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Shadowbrook can fulfill any wedding dream or vision, every month of the year.