We get a lot of inquiries from brides who are looking for a bit of help in working with their caterer to design a unique and interesting menu. Well, we scoured our image galleries and found some pretty incredible ideas that will most definitely wow your guests…

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Top Row: Justin Marantz, First Class Weddings / Middle Row: Holland Photo Arts / Bottom Row: Bella Rose, Holland Photo Arts

Here are some quick tips…first and foremost, plan your menu based on foods you love. After all, your wedding is a reflection of who you are as a couple and your guests will delight in getting to know you through all of your little details. If you are true foodies, go for something really unique and interesting. If you are a casual couple, think about a fun, whimsical spread like this…

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photos by Justin Marantz

In terms of presentation, simplicity is king. Whether you are working with a large buffet spread, a seated dinner or heavy appetizers, stick with clean, simple displays. You can’t go wrong with classic dishes presented artfully on perfect white plates…

wedding food

Top Two Images: Kristin Vining / Bottom Two Images: Holland Photo Arts

And finally, when it comes to the last course (and some would argue the best course), dessert is a fun way to bring a little bit of personality to your style. You definitely don’t have to stick with a standard wedding cake. If you don’t like wedding cake, skip it! If you LOVE dessert, like we do, offer your guests some fun alternatives along with a wedding cake. The options are endless!

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Top Row: Bella Rose / Middle Row: Kristin Vining / Bottom Row: IN Photography

Thank you so much to all of the vendors who worked with us on this feature! And, make sure to check out our Little Black Book caterers (using the quick pick list) for even more menu and presentation ideas!

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