Well, it’s your wedding, so it’s your right to do whatever you want. If you really don’t feel comfortable serving meat and dairy products at your wedding, don’t do it. Find a caterer who serves ah-mazing vegan meals and go from there. However, if you know most of your guests are carnivores and cheese-lovin’ vegetarians, …

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The most popular wedding cake flavors include fruit-filled options, such as strawberries, raspberries, and lemon curd. Dense cakes are also in the wedding cake pantheon, such as chocolate-salted caramel cake, carrot cake, and pound cake. Yet another super-popular trend is cakes covered in rolled fondant. Such cakes are delightfully, perfectly-smooth and are very versatile in …

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Wondering why catered fare at a wedding is soooo much more expensive than similarly-priced food at a restaurant? It is because the food has to be served at one time, and the catering staff is only capable of doing one event per night. In any restaurant, whether diner or fine dining establishment, the food is …

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There are many excellent reasons to hire a wedding planner, as planning a wedding is not exactly easy, even if you’re keeping things “low-key.” Let’s take a quick look at why the decision to hire a wedding planner is one that will have you saying “Oh thank goodness I did this!!” Less Worries: Forget about …

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When hiring a wedding caterer, a few things are very essential. First, you’ll want to ensure the amount on the catering proposal actually matches the final bill. It’s not uncommon for caterers to underestimate costs knowing they can add expenses when it’s too darn late for you to do anything. Other must-dos when hiring a …

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Our catering package includes an 18% service fee described as this: The Service Fee (not a gratuity) is calculated on food/beverage and labor and is subject to sales tax. Service staff is paid in excess of minimum wage. Gratuities not expected and at Client’s discretion. Considering that an 18% service charge is already a huge …

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potluck wedding

We were just invited to a wedding where the reply cards stated that we should bring a dish to the wedding, and to note it on the card and if we dont they will call and tell us what to bring. This seemed a little tacky to me. First of all, they have plenty of …

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Do We Feed the Wedding Photographer? My photographer will be taking photos at my wedding along with his assistant. I didn’t know he was brining an assistant until last week. My wedding is three weeks away. Now my question is…how do I feed these guys? Do they sit at a table with my guests? My …

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Small Wedding Reception At A Restaurant Hello! My fiance and I are planning a small wedding with close family and friends. It will be a simple ceremony and dinner to follow at a restaurant. What are the liberties when having a dinner celebration? I.e. how do you plan for the dinner celebration?- since there isn’t …

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Menu For DIY Wedding Reception I am in the beginning stages of planing my wedding in June. We have a guest list so far (1st draft) of about 200, and I know the old adage is on about half will come, but to be on the safe side, I want to cater my own reception. Is …

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Drink Ideas for Western or Country Weddings We are having a western themed reception and would like to “name” some drinks to go with the theme. Any ideas? Donna, Wedding Queen Oooh, sounds like a hoot! Here are a few ideas… Cowboy Cocktail Cactus Cooler “Giddy”Up Bandana Banger One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor Six …

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Estimating Drinks Per Person For A Wedding Reception Wedding Alcohol Question: We are serving beer and wine only at our reception and I must let the caterer know how much we want of each. My question is how to figure this number? 60 % of the # invited is 90 people. I need to get this right …

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So you are getting married; congratulations! You have done your due diligence and everything is in place for the big day. Your RSVP’s are in and you have a final head count. There is one niggling detail that eludes you however; how much booze to get. Let’s face it, alcohol and weddings go together like …

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Weddings are like eating at a fine restaurant.  You want to order the lobster but are unsure how paying “MP” will affect you.  Just like the variable nature of market price of our northeastern crustaceans, weddings have a lot of gray area that you can cut out without ordering the soup and salad. Invite Less …

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