Wedding Menu: The Do's and Don'ts
As the wedding ceremony comes to an end, and the reception begins to take place, your guests will be getting hungrier and hangrier (hangry= hungry+angry.) They will begin to fill the tables, each waiting patiently for you, the bride and groom, to enter the room. They will have many things on their mind, but for the sake of this blog post, we'll talk about the most important: food. Not to mention, the meal you eat at your reception will be the first meal you eat with your now husband or wife. So what can you do to make sure it is absolutely perfect? Here's a list of do's and don'ts:
DO : Keep in mind that some people have allergies and dietary needs.
DON'T : Try to plan your wedding food to fit every single persons dietary needs and preferences.
DO : Consider the number of guests arriving and plan accordingly.
DON'T: Expect your caterer to have brought extra food for the few you didn't plan on.
DO : Use something seasonal; such as pasta salad in the summer or soup in the winter.
DON'T : Use too big of a variety of food (as this will get very expensive, very quick).
DO : Try to think of something personal- like the meal you had on your first date!
DON'T : Use any food that's too spicy or uncommon, because it probably won't be eaten.
DO : Take your time asking your caterer questions about their meals and how they will be prepared for the wedding.
DON'T : Be afraid to stress your concerns for your meals and menu.
DO : Choose a meal that you and your new husband/wife both enjoy because, as I said, it'll be your very first as a married couple.
DON'T : Forget to enjoy yourself and your time with your family and friends as you both enjoy this meal.