Taste Test: Which Wedding Catering Style Is Best for Your Celebration?
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Tallied up your tasty total? Let’s get to it!
Mostly A’s: Serve Heavy Hors D’Oeuvres
Mix and mingle all while enjoying the tastiest bite-sized creations! Heavy hors d’oeuvres keep the party going, while allowing guests to enjoy a variety of delicious creations on the go.
Aunt Pittypat’s Catering – Savory feta-chive mini waffle with fennel lamb, tomato mar malade and rainbow micro greens
Harris Custom Catering – Corn crisp with smashed avocado, seared shrimp garnished with adobe and micro-cilantro
Mostly B’s: Prepare a Plated Dinner
There is nothing more elegant than a traditional seated dinner, and this classic option will withstand the test of time. For the conservative couple, this option cuts down on food waste and often proves to be more time efficient than having guests waiting in a buffet line. Select a few mouthwatering entrees and treat your guests to a memorable selection of delicious courses!
HRG Catering – Brown butter filet with grilled squash, port gastrique and petite twice-baked potato
Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse – Cherry wood-smoked & grilled salmon with beet kraut, maple and fennel mustard and candied root vegetable curls with sautéed garlic and sesame bok choy halves
Mostly C’s: Gather Around a Grazing Board
Charcuterie boards are all the rage, and we are here for it! Put the CUTE in charcuterie with a gorgeous grazing board. This dining style is perfect for guests who want to taste a little bit of everything! Get ready for some amazing grazing!
OK Graze – Grazing board with floral-pressed brie, hard salami river, copper kettle cheese, fresh strawberries, figs, blackberries, cranberry cherry goat cheese, raw honeycomb, pistachios, dried apricots, pepperoni, cranberry almond crisps and green olives, garnished with garlic, flowers, rosemary and thyme
Mostly D’s: Family-Style Feast
Perfect for a cozy southern soiree, family style catering dishes up platters full of farm fresh food to each table so your guests can enjoy a delicious and relaxing meal without ever leaving their seats. Guests will love chatting as if they are sitting down to a family meal at home.
Abbey Road Catering – Breakfast buffet board with zucchini bread loaf, mini chocolate croissants, Belgian waffles with pure maple syrup, cake donuts, mini sticky buns, whipped raw honey ricotta with wildflower honeycomb topped with an in-house made granola, medley of fresh berries, French-pressed coffee with fresh milk and lingonberry jam
Other Local Vendors: Aunt Pittypat's Catering, HRG Catering, Danielle Villemarette & Co., OK Graze