About This Vendor

Hosting a wedding at Grounds for Sculpture’s Rat’s Restaurant is a match made in artistic and culinary heaven. Nestled within the enchanting landscape of the sculpture garden, this unique venue offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and sophisticated charm.

Grounds for Sculpture provides a breathtaking outdoor setting, surrounded by meticulously crafted sculptures that add a touch of elegance and intrigue to your special day. Grounds For Sculpture is exquisite in every season and showcases over 270 amazing contemporary sculptures on 42 acres of horticultural wonder. The lush gardens, serene ponds, and winding pathways create an idyllic backdrop for romantic moments and stunning photographs that will be cherished for a lifetime. Have your first look on the Monet Bridge, which arches over a pond with Koi fish and water lilies. Or take a fun photo by “God Bless America,” an enormous sculpture by Grounds for Sculpture founder Seward Johnson that is inspired by the well-known painting, Grant Wood’s iconic “American Gothic.”

As you step into Rat’s Restaurant, you’ll be greeted by an ambiance that seamlessly fuses contemporary design with classic European elegance. The interior exudes warmth and intimacy, providing an inviting space for your guests to enjoy the festivities. The restaurant’s artistic decor and enchanting lighting make it a captivating environment for dining and dancing.

When it comes to the culinary experience, Rat’s Restaurant shines as a true culinary gem. Renowned for its delectable farm-to-table cuisine, the restaurant crafts a menu that reflects the changing seasons and celebrates local flavors. From exquisite hors d’oeuvres to sumptuous main courses and delightful desserts, each dish is a masterpiece of taste and presentation.

The dedicated team at Rat’s Restaurant is committed to providing impeccable service. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, the venue offers versatile spaces that can be tailored to accommodate your preferences and guest list. Rat’s Restaurant marries artistry, culinary excellence and natural splendor. It’s a harmonious blend of aesthetics and gastronomy that turn your dream wedding into a masterpiece of its own.


Reception Capacity Range: 100-400
Number of Simultaneous Events: 3
Waiter to Guest Ratio: 1:15
Number of Courses: 5