(Closed) What are you feeding your guest ?

posted 6 years ago in Food
Post # 4
16216 posts
Honey Beekeeper

We did a parmesan-crusted chicken and a ham choice for our entrees.

Post # 5
962 posts
Busy bee

We are also doing sit down- there will be cocktail hour, salad course, intermezzo, main course and dessert. I think the entrees will be a choice of steak, chicken or salmon.

Post # 6
6248 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 1900

We are doing a seated dinner with a dual entree, spiced grilled fish and boneless beef shortrib with a red wine glaze, with grilled summer veggies and rice. 

For our vegetarian guests we are serving a portabello and eggplant Wellington, which was super yummy as well.

Have fun at your tasting! I loved mine, it was really fun.  🙂

Post # 7
418 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

We’re serving a choice of filet or salmon. It’s fancier than it sounds, but I can’t remembe their exact names.

Post # 8
126 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

We’re serving grilled chicken over some kind of olive salad over a square biscuit… and eye round with mushroom sauce as a second plate.  Pretty typical Argentine dishes.  🙂

There’s also a much simpler kids menu.

I really hope people enjoy the food because that was one of our primary concerns!

Post # 9
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

We gave our guests a choice for their main entree. They chose between a pistachio crusted sea bass and a braised short rib as well as a vegetarian option.

The tasting was my favorite part about all this wedding planning!

Post # 10
11343 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

We had a seated dinner featuring a combination plate of filet of beef and crab cakes.  There was also a child’s meal for our flower girl, ring bearer, and our younger nieces and nephews. 

Because we served this combination meal, we did not offer guests a choice of entrees. However, I was aware of the fact that several of my guests are allergic to seafood, so I arranged in advance for them to receive two filets instead of a filet and a crab cake. Guests whom I knew could not eat beef received two crab cakes.  Finally, I became aware by word of mouth that one of my guests is a vegetarian, and I arranged for a vegetarian meal for him. 

Post # 11
2714 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

We’re doing a sit down dinner (plus cocktail hour). Dinner will be:


Pasta dish

Choice of 4 entrees (chicken/fish/beef/vegetarian)

cake + pastries


We haven’t finalized the menu yet, but that’s the gist of it!

Post # 12
2947 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Cocktail hour with passed hors d’oeuvres. Dinner will be sit down and will have the following:

Amuse bouche

First course: undetermined 

Second course: soup and salad duo (not sure about the salad yet but the soup will probably an artichoke soup with black truffles served with a mushroom brioche and truffled butter)

Main entrees: osso bucco or guinea hen for the meats, stuffed squash blossom for the vegetarian option

Dessert: Cake and passed sweets (pie pops, mini milkshakes, mini tarts, etc)

Post # 13
2849 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

We are doing a sit down dinner with the options being:
Vegetarian Lasagna

Post # 14
5221 posts
Bee Keeper

We are doing a BBQ Buffet … here is the list of all that is included for the price:

( sorry for the LONG post but when I started doing tastings I had no idea what all it included/ didn’t include!)

Pulled Pork 18lb @ 11.99 per lb = $ 215.82Pulled Chicken 18lb @ 11.99 per lb = $215.82Sliced Beef Brisket 8lb @ 13.99 per lb = $111.92Baked Beans 5 gal @ 24.50 per gal = $122.50Potato Salad 5gal @ 24.40 per gal = $122.50Mac & Cheese 5gal @ 24.50 per gal = $122.50Mashed Potatoes 5gal @ 24.50 per gal = $122.50Brown GravyCheese Biscuits 30 doz @ 3.99 per doz = $119.70Paper Products ( No Logo) Meal Plates, Napkins, Kits & Cups: 175 @ $0.50 per person= $87.50Sweet Tea 10 gallons @ $5 per gal= $50Unsweet Tea 5 gallons @ $5 per gal = $255 Gallons of WaterLemon WedgesSweetenersCrushed Ice3 White Table Clothes1 Bartender 6 to 9pm- $453 servers 6 to 8- $90Catering Delivery: $164.47Subtotal: $1,615.23Tax: $ 164.47Total: $1,772.71


This is for a 175 person wedding at an outdoor rustic venue in Tennessee. Hope this helps!


ETA: sorry just saw where you posted it is a sit down dinner… disregard post!!!

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