When Ceresville Mansion opened its doors as a special event venue in 1989, visionaries Judith and Philip Hoagland sought to create an unparalleled dining experience by pairing the highest quality cuisine with exceptional service and attention to detail.

Since that time, Executive Chef, Thomas Heilman and his culinary cast approach each event with a zeal and diligence that garner the respect of clients and peers alike.

Over the past 25 years, the entire Ceresville staff has dedicated themselves to the company mission of exceptional cuisine combined with superior service and continues to maintain a standard of excellence in the hospitality industry.

Commitment to our clients, a beautifully maintained venue along with award winning chef’s have earned Ceresville Mansion many accolades……


“Best of Frederick”, Best Reception and Event Venue, voted by the readers of Frederick Magazine since 1998!


Wedding Wire -Bride’s Choice Awards – 2009 – 2013

Washingtonian Bride and Groom – Preferred Vendor 2010 – 2015

The Knot “Best of Weddings” for 2007 – 2014

Brides Magazine – Maryland/DC – Preferred Vendor/2011 Editor’s Pick

Nominated for “Favorite Caterer Award” for the 2007, 2008 & 2009 RAM (Restaurant Association of Maryland) Stars of the Industry Awards