What food are you having at your reception?

posted 3 years ago in Food
Post # 3
4513 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Our entrees are:

Filet mignon with a red wine demi glaze

Spice rubbed Chilean Sea bass

Post # 4
1696 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Our venue is a high quality Italian restaurant and the food is included! We’re having a 4 course meal.


First course: Shared appetizers such as antipasta, stuffed mushrooms, lox and cream cheese on crackers, etc.

Second course: Salad

Third course: Choice of 5 entrees, either 1 of 2 types of pasta, salmon, chicken or beef tenderloin.

Fourth course: Cheesecake or chocolate mousse (plus wedding cake!)


We actually should probably get around to finalizing our menu…

Post # 5
2675 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

Here’s our menu:

Garden Salad

Mixed Garden Salad with choice of Two House Dressings, Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, served with Assorted Rolls and Wisconsin Butter


Chicken Chardonnay
Tender Sautéed Chicken breast topped with Artichoke Hearts in a Chardonnay Butter Sauce. Served with our House Wild Rice Blend.


Bistro Filet
Eight Ounces of Filet of Sirloin Grilled to Perfection and Topped with Bleu Cheese Butter, Demi Glace and Thin Crispy Onions. Served with Roasted Garlic Red Mashed Potatoes.


Kid’s Meal 🙂

Chicken Fingers & Fries


Post # 7
8389 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

Here was ours:

Post # 9
2675 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

@Sweetpeaontheweddingbee7:  It was delicious! Both FI and I loved it and knew we had to have it as an option right away during our tasting. The kids meal was included at our venue for no extra cost which I thought was great!

Post # 10
9137 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

We’re doing a BBQ Buffet with pulled pork, smoked chicken, and chopped beef brisket.  Sides will be baked beans, mac & cheese, and salad.

Post # 12
2115 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Ours is a Sunday brunch reception 🙂


Cocktail Hour:

Fresh fruit tray

Hummus & house-made pita chips

Gourmet cheeses & nut platter


Sit-down brunch:

home-made biscuits w/ jam

Appetizer course – fresh fruit and yogurt parfaits w/ house-made granola and local yogurt from a creamery I’ve been frequenting since childhood!

Main course – choice of one of the following (pre-ordered before wedding):

1. Strawberry Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast w/ applewood smoked bacon and skillet potatoes

2. Classic quiche lorraine (bacon and cheese quiche) w/ baby greens salad & fresh fruit

3. 5 spice duck leg confit hash with crispy potatoes, roasted corn, and poached egg


Then, of course, there will be cake! and chocolate-covered strawberries 🙂 We have 3 flavors of cake:

bottom tier: champagne cake w/ raspberry godiva liqueure mousse filling

middle tier: chocolate cake w/ peanut butter mousse filling

top tier (which we ARE cutting): apple cider cake w/ caramel mousse filling


At the bar, we’ll have beer, wine, rail liquors, and 2 signature drinks: mimosas & bloody marys

Post # 14
871 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@Sweetpeaontheweddingbee7:  We are having just an unreal amount of food for the cocktail hour but for the main dinner we are having a choice of Chicken Marsala, Herb crusted tilapia, or prime rib au jus (sp?) haha can you tell I don’t care that much about the beed? Also each dish comes with vegtables, roasted potatoes, and a salad. For dessert besides the wedding cake we are having a waffle and ice cream bar!

Post # 15
8389 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Sweetpeaontheweddingbee7:  Thanks 🙂  I actually designed them because I had paper left over from making invites, then printed them at home and used a lace punch for the top.

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