(Closed) Help me choose my menu…please?

posted 7 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Which three meats?
    Sliced Roast Tip Sirloin : (38 votes)
    23 %
    Chicken Marsala : (14 votes)
    9 %
    Herbed Baked Chicken : (14 votes)
    9 %
    Broiled Fillet of Flounder : (15 votes)
    9 %
    Cornmeal Crusted Catfish with Creole Sauce : (18 votes)
    11 %
    Roast Loin of Pork with Baked Apples and Brandy Cream : (19 votes)
    12 %
    Sliced Honey Baked Ham with Pineapple Chutney : (16 votes)
    10 %
    Grilled Breast of Chicken with Champagne Cream Sauce : (21 votes)
    13 %
    Beef Tip Burgundy : (9 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    726 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    yes, if you have 3 choices there should be a fish(or lobster) a meat either steak or pork and a chicken dish.

    Post # 4
    518 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Can you include a poll with the options?

    Post # 6
    223 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i picked the 3 that i would eat…ham, fried chicken and the sirloin. i don’t think you HAVE to have a fish…but i think it would be nice to have it…

    Post # 7
    405 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    MMMM they sound tasty and are making me hungry!  I like the many southern-y options.  Perfect for a NC wedding!

    I was thinking do one of the beefs, a chicken/ham or pork, and then a fish. 

    Also you may want to have a vegetarian option if you know of any vegetarians coming to the wedding.  But usually venues have some kind of veggie option that they can make for guests.  I would just check into that.  🙂

    Post # 9
    1876 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I really love flounder so I think that’d be a good fish. As far as the fried chicken goes – why don’t you tell his family that fried chicken doesn’t really go with your wedding, but you’d love to do it for the rehearsal dinner?

    Post # 11
    592 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I like the fried chicken at the rehearsal dinner idea. It just doesn’t seem right at the reception – even if it is casual.

    And, no love for the burgundy? That’s one of my favorites! I also think the catfish sounds tasty. Sigh. I’m hungry now!

    Post # 12
    744 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Seafood, pie and local food all in one? You have me on this one! Everything else looks pretty darn good too!

    Post # 13
    1493 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I like the Champagne chicken because it’s different from standard chicken fare (Herbed Chicken). My husband picked out a chicken prep that he liked better than the others. I like the beef sirloin because I love eating red meat at weddings. For fish, I would go with a basic whitefish which is simple and could appeal to a lot of people.

    Post # 16
    5892 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    • Beef Tip Burgundy
    • Grilled Breast of Chicken with Champagne Cream Sauce
    • Cornmeal Crusted Catfish with Creole Sauce

    I didn’t pick anything fried because it doesn’t hold well and often is soggy when served to large groups. I didn’t pick any pork/ham, even though they look best to me, because lots of people have pork restrictions. But if I had to choose between the two, I would pick ham. If I went to a restaruant, of all the things listed, I think I’d pick the Pork, but it dries out very easily, and hard to do right.

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