(Closed) Chicken dish for wedding menu

posted 11 years ago in Food
  • poll: Which chicken dish wouls people prefer to have at a wedding?

    chicken roulade

    chicken francais

    ask venue for other chicken choices?

  • Post # 3
    5669 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I would personally go with the Chicken Francais because I think this is an option that the majority of your guests enjoy. The Chicken Roulade sounds amazing to me but their are a lot of ingredient in there that not all of your guests may enjoy.

    Post # 4
    1580 posts
    Bumble bee

    I voted Chicken Francais. The other option sounded very good, but a little too heavy.

    Post # 5
    3219 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I made sure our chicken dish had only chicken for a meat. Because I only eat chicken for meat. And sometimes its even to much meat for me! I have a few friends also only eat chicken.

    Post # 6
    2820 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think the Roulade sounds better but there are so many picky (that’s right, I said picky) eaters with mushrooms and not everyone eats pork that will eat chicken so the other option is safer. 

    Post # 7
    1465 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    If those are your only options, the Chicken Francais sounds like it will be more of a crowd pleaser. The ingredients for the other are not liked by many people. Also, just because it is a wedding does not require you to serve fancy food. Most folks actually prefer food they are familiar with and will not touch fancy dishes simply for a special occasion, especially if it has any ingredients they don’t like or don’t know what they are. The same goes for dishes and ingredients they cannot pronounce.

    Post # 8
    724 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    If you’re trying to avoid a pork/chicken combination, then don’t get Chicken Roulade. Proscuitto *is* pork and then you’re back to the same problem. So if you’re trying to appeal to a chicken-eating non-pork eater, don’t get that one!

    However, I do think it sounds more wedding-ish, only because it sounds fancy and not something I would normally cook at home. But yeah, if you’re trying to avoid pork, don’t get anything with proscuitto in it! (Proscuitto is Italian for ham).

    Post # 9
    3788 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I would personally love the Roulade, but I think the Francais might be better for a broader range of tastes and to avoid the pork problem.

    Post # 10
    7172 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    I think the Roulade would be too limiting because of the proscuitto (cured ham)… 

    Post # 11
    2680 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think they both sound great, but if you are looking for a chicken dish for your guests go with the Francais.  The Roulade has prosciutto which is pork so if people cant eat pork they wont be eating that chicken either.

    Post # 12
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    Francais. The other is very polarizing because people either love or hate those ingredients.

    Post # 13
    61 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Im gonna go with chicken francaise its a more i guess known dish and i think people may stray from some of the flavors of the other dish. Good luck Picking!

    Post # 14
    1927 posts
    Buzzing bee

    The group is right that the Francais would please a wider group of people.. but I still voted for the Roulade.. it just sounded so delicious I couldn’t say no.  That is DEF what I would order if I were choosing which to eat.

    Post # 15
    2775 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    Chicken Francais.  In my experience, when cooking for a big crowd, the fewer ingredients in a dish the better it tastes.

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