SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 01, 2011 17:01 ET

Princeton Hotel Gives Brides a Free Wedding Cake From Buddy Valastro of Carlo's Bakery

Princeton Marriott at Forrestal Hotel Offers a "Cake from Buddy" Promotion to Bride & Grooms

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - Couples who want to make a big splash at their wedding in Central New Jersey can do so when they book their event at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. The Princeton hotel is currently offering brides and grooms the opportunity to receive a free wedding cake by Buddy Valastro of Carlo's Bakery, the star of TLC's "Cake Boss," when they book their wedding by February 29, 2012.

Located in historic Princeton, New Jersey, the Princeton Marriott Hotel at Forrestal is situated on 25 wooded acres that make for a great Central New Jersey weekend retreat. With 35,000 square feet of event facilities, the hotel allows couples to choose their Princeton wedding's space that best suits their needs.

For an outdoor wedding in Princeton, the hotel's bucolic setting is second to none. Ceremonies can be held in the Courtyard Garden or at the Gazebo, while the cocktail hour is quite spectacular under the stars on the Gratella Terrace. For something truly grand, the Alexander Ballroom, which can hold up to 250 people, features 18-foot ceilings and breathtaking views onto a lit courtyard and cobblestone entrance. For more intimate weddings, the Princeton Ballroom is perfect for 100 to 150 guests.

Adding to the hotel's wedding accommodations, the 15,000 square foot Princeton Spa at Forrestal makes pampering for the bride and bridal party easy before the big day. With resort-like amenities -- including a 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool, and access to nearby golf, tennis, biking, and jogging trails -- the hotel is also an ideal place to accommodate your out-of-town friends and family who need lodging in Princeton, NJ.

The "Cake from Buddy" promotion features the wedding cake (sized for the number of people which have been guaranteed for the event) and an exclusive Carlo's Bakery Experience, which includes:

  • Cake tasting at Carlo's Bakery's new Lackawanna Facility (a $100 value)
  • One-on-one consultation with a member of Buddy's staff
  • Behind-the-scenes look at Buddy's new bakery facility
  • Autographed photograph from Buddy

Couples can choose from the Marriott signature cake (red velvet with cream cheese frosting) or any of 24 other designs from Carlo's Bakery ( Couples also have the option to upgrade the cake to any of 228 styles that Carlo's Bakery offers for an additional fee. To learn more about the "Cake from Buddy promotion," visit

The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal features 300 well-appointed guest rooms and 11 suites equipped with the latest in high-tech amenities as well as Marriott's signature bedding; dining in Princeton, NJ at Homestate Café and Fireside Grill; relaxation at Barley's Pub; spa treatments at The Spa at Forrestal, and the opportunity to work out in the hotel's fitness center and indoor pool. For additional information, visit or call 609-452-7800.

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