(Closed) Diner choices

posted 7 years ago in Food
Post # 3
Member
939 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@SBoxer: i would love a pasta option for a wedding!  I usually go with a chicken option because i don’t do beef at all.  But i usually end up not liking the chicken anyway, but i’ve never had pasta i didn’t like! 

Would you make the pasta a vegetarian option?

Post # 4
Hostess
18646 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Pasta is a good choice but I’m not surea bout the beef since a lot of people don’t eat red meat.

Post # 5
Member
4485 posts
Honey bee

Serve whatever you want. It’s your wedding, no one else’s so you make the final decision based on what you and your guests prefer, not what the caterer wants you to eat.

Post # 6
Member
5755 posts
Bee Keeper

I get tired of eating chicken all the time, so I’d like an option other than that as a meal choice. Can you or have you had a tasting or sampled the food? That’s what would make me decide which would be better.

Post # 7
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4824 posts
Honey bee

I dont think I have really been to many weddings that the chicken was actually good. They usually use chicken breast and its really hard to cook it right in large quantities. Its usually dry and overcooked.

I like beef and a pasta option.  How they are prepared and what its served with can be very creative! Ask your caterer what he suggests.

Like the pasta instead of traditional primavera could be a pesto and artichoke heart or it could be a gnocci with a gorgonzola cream sauce with parmesean crisps.

Post # 8
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6572 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

I’d much rather have pasta then chicken usually, but never get that choice. People should be happy that you’re serving them a free dinner, do what you want!

Post # 10
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3265 posts
Sugar bee

My only thought about the pasta is that you are paying a lot per meal for something that requires very little prep or cooking skill.  It also costs the venue like 8 cents a plate to prepare and yet they charge you XX dollars per plate.  If that doesn’t bother you then go for it.

Post # 11
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2775 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

@SBoxer: As a guest, I am so sick of “wedding chicken” and I’d be thrilled with the pasta option.

Post # 12
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69 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

We are offering filet mignon and boursin cheese filled airline chicken breast for our choices.  

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