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Welcome to
Millpond Gatherings

At Millpond Gatherings, we are an all encompassing hospitality center where you can eat, celebrate, shop, and stay with us here in the quaint town of Northford, Connecticut.

Millpond Gatherings

Our mission for Millpond Gatherings is to create a destination location that guests near and far yearn to visit. We will serve our customers the freshest local foods, celebrate the joining of families and friends, and offer a place to stay and explore our historic property and surrounding farmland.

Our facility consists of five properties, the Steakhouse, the Tavern, and the Venue, with the Market and Inn to come.

The Steakhouse

A fine dining experience. Our dry-aged steaks prepared by executive chef Pedro Avila will melt in your mouth.

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The Tavern

A place where you’ll make instant friends while raising tall glasses, listening to live music, and savoring fine food.

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The Venue

Millpond Events is an elegant event space with rustic charm and farm fresh fare where the most memorable weddings blossom into full bloom.

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Meet Executive Chef, Pedro Avila

Pedro Avila began his culinary career in Chicago and quickly moved up the ladder. He has held various kitchen positions, including sous chef at Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse, Executive Chef for David Burke Prime at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and now Executive Chef of Millpond Gatherings. Avila’s cuisine respects steakhouse tradition while ushering it into the future.

Avila’s love for the food arts was sparked by his mother’s culinary talents at home. Her love for and devotion to her family inspired his leadership style and his successful strong kitchen culture.



Tuesday - Thursday:
4 pm - 10 pm

Friday - Saturday:
4 pm - 10 pm

11 am - 9 pm