Kismet brought Despina and Nick together. A month after meeting through mutual friends at a city festival, they ran into one another by chance at a local bar…and have been together ever since!

Their wedding began with a ceremony at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Rochester, a place that’s extra special to Despina. “It was the same church my parents were married in, and where I was baptized. It was incredibly important to me to be married here, and I’m so lucky my husband was just as excited about it. Our ceremony was a traditional Greek ceremony, with the crowns and walk around the altar.”

Then it was on to the Hyatt Regency Rochester for a gorgeously modern and warm celebration with an amazing dinner. That Despina ate the next night. Because, you know, McDonald’s! “We had worked with our wedding coordinator for about a year and really got to know and love him. During our food tasting, we joked about how much I love McDonald’s (true!), and when the…

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