Imagine your wedding at Saratoga National, a unique jewel in this city renowned for stunning architecture, legendary mineral springs and world-famous horse racing. Your guests are greeted by a field stone gatehouse at the beginning of a mile-long drive that meanders past rustic wooden bridges, ponds glittering with the spray of fountains, and the freshly manicured greens and fairways of our championship golf course.
Then you arrive at the clubhouse, welcomed by an over-sized foyer elegantly appointed with rich woodwork, ceramic tile, custom murals and ornate chandeliers. Inside, the rooms range from grand to small and intimate. Outside, guests can relax on the covered veranda and patio terrace amid fire pits and an infinity pool, all with views of the golf course.
Wedding planning and catering at Saratoga National are provided exclusively by Mazzone Hospitality, boasting over 30 years of experience delivering flawless galas, weddings and social events throughout the Capital Region.
For local couples, or brides and grooms from out of town looking for a unique destination, Saratoga National is the perfect place to exchange vows and create memories you'll cherish forever.
Saratoga National has earned a reputation for creative cuisine and impeccable service working in collaboration with Mazzone Hospitality, the region’s leading, award-winning caterer. Our wedding planners will help you create a perfect day: magnificent displays and decor, mouth-watering cuisine and seasoned wait staff tending to your every need.
From rehearsal dinners and post-wedding brunches to ceremonies and wedding receptions, Saratoga National Golf Club is the perfect venue for all your wedding-related events. Capture your happiest moments in photos framed against the rich backdrop provided by our grounds and golf course.Start planning your wedding at the Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs, NY today.
Mike has a tremendous amount of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry.Mike began as a corporate culinary trainer.
Organization and efficiency are just a few of the skills Mike possesses to help make our team great.Prior to working at Prime at Saratoga National, Mike worked for Daka International, Marriott Corporation,Disney, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, and, most recently, Corporate Chef at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.
With over 19 years experience in the hospitality industry, Lauren joined the Mazzone Hospitality team in 1996, when Angelo took over the food & beverage operations at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga.
While completing her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education at the College of St. Rose, she quickly moved up the ranks in roles such as Banquet Wait-staff, Banquet Captain and Banquet Manager of the Hall of Springs & Off-Premise Events. In 2002 Lauren helped create & implement a training program for all Mazzone Hospitality properties & staff, as the Director of Training & Hiring.
She eventually moved into sales at The Desmond Hotel in Albany and The Saratoga Hilton where she specialized in both Weddings & Corporate Events.
In August 2008, Lauren returned to Mazzone Hospitality as Director of Sales at Saratoga National Golf Club. A native of Saratoga Springs, it was a perfect fit to return to her roots with the Mazzone Family.
Being in and around kitchens since the age of 5, Jason started his career at 16 with his first job as a cook at the Saratoga Race Track. Having worked at several Capital Region restaurants, Jason honed his skills by learning from chef mentors, and as a graduate of Schenectady County Community College's critically acclaimed Culinary Program.
After working at the Glen Sanders Mansion restaurant, he went on to spend the next four years traveling and working as a chef in Vermont, Oregon and Ireland. Upon his return to the Capital Region, he became Sous Chef for the Mazzone Management Group at a popular summer destination, The Lodge, in Saratoga.
After proving his skills at the seasonal restaurant, he stayed on with Mazzone as the Chef de Cuisine of Angelo's 677 Prime in Albany for it's opening in 2005. He went on to be the Banquet Chef at Saratoga National Golf Club, and today is the Executive Chef of Saratoga National Golf Club. Under his leadership, the club's restaurant, Prime at Saratoga National, as well as the weddings and social events have seen unprecedented success in both sales and critical acclaim.
Chef Saunders is responsible for a staff of up to 50 employees over the summer season. His food is simplistic and delicious, with influences from his Irish and Italian heritage. He uses fresh and local ingredients to create enlightened dishes where the ingredients speak for themselves.
Suzann joined our company in 1992 and ever since has considered Angelo to be like a father to her throughout her various works with Mazzone Hospitality. She started as a banquet server before moving up to Captain and later Banquet Manager. She then held positions at Glen Sanders Mansion in both Corporate Sales, as a server in the restaurant and as Assistant Restaurant Manager. Suzann moved on to work as Angelo's Executive Assistant until the opening of Aperitivo Bistro, where she surely had an impact on the restaurant's success! Suzann then opened Angelo's Tavolo in the Glen Sanders Mansion and has recently moved to Angelo's Prime Bar + Grill in Clifton Park to open yet another successful Mazzone restaurant!
During her Senior internship Program through Siena College, Andrea began her path with Mazzone Hospitality. In a short period of time, she was hired at one of Angelo's newer properties, The Hilton Garden Inn, in Clifton Park. After her first year with Mazzone, she graduated from Siena College with her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. She then was hired full time, as the Sales Assistant at The Glen Sanders Mansion, focusing on Weddings & Social Events. Working alongside the high volume sales team, in both planning and executing events, has offered Andrea a tremendous amount of experience with the best in the industry. Andrea has also been involved with writing Mazzone Hospitality's popular Wedding blog, "Aisle Files" for the past few years. Her flare for current trends and ideas, makes her a brides dream to work with! Her love of Weddings & Social Events is reflected in her attention to detail and her enthusiasm to create the perfect customized event for each client.
Amanda Huff, Training Administrator for Mazzone Hospitality, joined the company in April 2012 as restaurant manager for Angelo's 677 Prime, and a banquet manager for the Glen Sanders Mansion and the Clifton Park Hilton Garden Inn where she looked forward to something new every day. Amanda graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelors in Business Administration, and from the Culinary Institute of Charleston with a Bachelors in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Before joining Mazzone Hospitality, Amanda served as the restaurant manager for Maverick Southern Kitchens in Charleston, SC where she gained extensive wine and food knowledge along with good old southern hospitality.
To Amanda, Hospitality Means:
"I am able to give people the best day(s) of their lives. That is what I love the most about managing. It is so rewarding seeing everyone come together and create an amazing event, big or small, meeting so many different people and getting to feed them and bring them drinks, but the best is watching their faces light up with a smile."
Kristi Kempf graduated from St. Bonaventure University majoring in Business Management. She started her career in the production department for sports magazines in Chicago. Originally from Saratoga Springs, Kristi moved back to NY to be closer to family.
She started with Mazzone in June 2010 at Saratoga National Golf Club as a banquet server. She quickly became a bridal attendant and was promoted to captain and then Event Manager.
Most recently, Kristi has joined the sales team with the responsibility of handling all catering details for golf events and outings. Kristi loves seeing an event come together and the faces of our clients when they see what we've done for them.
Joanna Cozza graduated from SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor Degree in Public Relations and International Business. After graduating in 2009 she found her passion for event planning, and continued her education at Johnson and Wales University, earning an MBA in Hospitality and Event Leadership.
Prior to working at Mazzone Hospitality Joanna worked for Hard Rock International as a Sales and Marketing Coordinator at both Hard Rock Cafe Boston, and Foxwoods Resort Casino. After relocating to the Capital Region, she joined the Mazzone Hospitality team in May of 2015.
Joanna's experience as a meeting and event planner is not only reflected in her attention to detail, but in her ability to create unique and memorable experiences that continuously exceed guests expectations.
Steve has an incredible amount of experience in the restaurant business. He previously worked as Manager of Friend's Lake Inn located in Chestertown, NY from 1998 - 2002.
He began working as Manager of Sargos from April 2003 - January 2005 and started working as a server at PRIME in January 2008.During that time, we have received many requests from guests to have Steve be their server. Our guests truly enjoy having Steve as a guiding force in their dining experience at Prime. In Steve's new position as Assistant Restaurant Manager at PRIME.
Vivian Brammer joined Mazzone Hospitality's team in 2008 as a line cook while pursuing her associate's degree in Culinary Arts at Adirondack Community College. During her time at Adirondack Community College, she became the first culinary student to receive the Cardinal scholarship, and later went on to win the Parnassus Culinary Award and the Technology Award in food service. Ten months after Vivian was hired within the company she was promoted to Executive Pastry Chef at Prime at Saratoga National, 3 years later she was then promoted to Executive Sous chef.
Prior to working for Mazzone Hospitality Vivian worked in the front and back of the house at Chez Sophie and Saratoga Rose, working all facets of the restaurant from bussing and waiting tables, bartending, catering setup to line and prep work.
Vivian's experience, work ethic, and willingness to always lend a helping hand have led to her success, making her an integral part of the company.
Q.How many guests can fit comfortably in the ballroom?
Saratoga National Golf Club ballroom can accommodate up to 200 guests for a sit-down dinner with sufficient space for dancing.
Q.How many guests can sit at a table? What type of chairs and linens are included?
We will provide 60" round tables, 72" round tables, or 8' oval tables or a combination of all. 60" rounds can accommodate 8-10 guests, 72" rounds can accommodate 10-12 guests and 8' oval tables can accommodate up to 10 guests. Our wedding packages include full length table cloths in white, ivory, chocolate brown, or black, and a wide selection of solid overlays & napkin colors. Our wedding packages include chiavari chairs in our ballroom and all necessary glassware, china, & stainless flatware.
Q.What type of overnight accommodations are provided?
Centrally located, Saratoga National Golf club is minutes away from several hotel facilities. Please contact your event planner for a listing of overnight recommendations and contact information.
Q.Where is a good place for photos?
Located on the pristine Saratoga National Golf Club, grounds of the golf club create a private park like setting. Grounds at Yaddo Gardens, Saratoga State Park or Congress Park are also magnificent for classic wedding photos.
Q.What type of parking do you provide, if any?
We provide complimentary valet parking for all of our weddings.
Q.Can I customize a menu or combine packages?
Our wedding menus serve as guidelines. Our culinary team is extremely creative and versatile. We would be happy to customize a package based on your personal taste!