Post # 1
veggies with parmesan peppercorn dip
fruit with marscapone dip
crab stuffed mushrooms
baked brie with raspberry chutney
mini meatballs with sweet and sour sauce
cheese with flatbreads and crackers
surf & turf–grilled filet mignon with a skewer of grilled lime shrimp, twice baked potato, and sauteed summer squash medley
bread, tea, water, lemonade
cake is white chocolate pound cake with pink lemonade buttercream filling and buttercream icing
We are also serving funnel cakes for a late night snack.
Post # 3
Shrimp Cocktail, chicken & cheese quesadilla’s, assorted petite quiche’s.
House Salad with choice of dressing
Choice of entree’s:
Tuscan Roasted Chicken with a creamy artichoke sausce
Beef tenderlion tips in a burgundy sauce
Garlic Roasted Mashed Potatoes, marinated grilled vegetable skewers, rolls.
Water, tea, lemonade served by servers. We will have wine and soda provided at the bar (we are doing “tickets” 2 per guest for these drinks since they are not included in our catering and being provided by us, anything beyond the 2 tickets is cash bar).
Our cake is 4 layers with each layer being different. Red velvet with cream cheese filling, pink lemonade, marble (chocolate and vanilla) and funfetti.
We are also providing a candy bar, but most likely guests will take that home.
Post # 4
cocktail hour –
Mini shellfish quesadilla.
Mini crab “sope”.
Goat cheese & chicken mini pie
“Cochinita” mini tamale.
Beef and mushroom mini skewer.
Pork cube with “Chipotle pepper & piloncillo” lacquer.
Mini cheese quesadilla
(wedding is in mexico hence all the mexican inspired canapes)
surf and turf main – steak with tamarind sauce and shrimp
wedding cake cream of baileys
Post # 5
Chicken Chesapeake (chicken with crab meat on top)
Gorgonzola-stuffed mushrooms (vegitarian option)
Caprese salad to start
Roasted red potatoes & zucchini and yellow squash as sides
Post # 6
- Wedding: September 2013 - B&B
We’re doing a heavy hors d’ouevres reception:
Cheese balls and a cheese board, olive tray, fruit kabobs, crudite cups with ranch dressing, carving station (probably ham and turkey), and a mashed potato bar.
Roasted chicken salad bites
Double Tomato Bruschetta
Ultimate 7 layer dip in small cups
Mini Maryland Crab Cakes
Sweet and Smokey BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders
Baked BBQ meatballs
Sizzling Chicken Skewers
Asian Beef Skewers
Bacon Wrapped Smokies with a Tiger Dill Sauce
Individual Pecan Pies
Star shaped donuts (from Giant…. goes with our theme)
Sweet and Sour Candy Bar
FI’s mom’s Blueberry Kuchen
And MAYBE cocktail cupcakes… we’ll see if we have budget for them!
Post # 7
We did a breakfast for dinner reception so we had
savoury rosemary and cheese scones
fruit w yogurt dip and veggie platters with ranch dip
yogurt parfaits with homemade granola
eggs, bacon, homemade sausage
baked blueberry French toast
red velvet pancakes, buttermilk pancakes
homemade cream cheese and maple butter topping
Post # 8
Beef and Gruyere Pinwheel dusted in smoked applewood bacon
Petite Crab Cakes
Ratatouille in Pastry Cups
Bleu Cheese Grilled Cheese
Cheese, Bread, & Crackers
Pasta Station– Made-to-order Tortellini or Penne Pasta
Land & Sea Station– London Broil with Port Wine Sauce, Salmon with Dijon Mustard Sauce over spinach, & Stemmed Vegetables
Salad Station– Fennel, Sugar Snap Peas, and Tarragon Salad, Morroccan Carrot and Orange Salad, Couscous with Moroccan Seasonings, & Green Salad Bar
Moroccan Kebab Station– Lamb, Kefta, and Chicken Kebabs with Grilled Pita, Feta, Hummus, and Yogurt
Cookies and Milk Shots Station- Almond, Chocolate, and Plain Milks paired with Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, & Peanut Butter Cookies
Post # 9
We’re having our ceremony and reception at a barn…
We really wanted to have just one big BBQ with friends and family 🙂
Back Yard Bar-B-Que
Black Angus Hot Dog and Hamburgers
All grilled on site and served with Buns and Fixings
Traditional Pasta Salad
Mustard Potato Salad
Lemonade, Sweetened and Unsweetened Tea
Post # 10
Wow, can I ask how much some of you bee’s menu costs?? You all have delicious and expensive sounding dinners and cocktails and I’m wondering why my menu doesn’t sound have as good but seems to be quite expensive! I want to do yummy cocktail hour besides a cheese and fruit table but it seems way too expensive, so anyone care to share their prices for that also?!?!
Post # 11
@nativedesires: yum! I love the sound of that!
Post # 12
@nativedesires: That sounds divine! We wanted to do a brunch reception so badly but the venue just didn’t work out.
Post # 13
We’re having Greek food!
We’re doing lunch immediately following the ceremony so no cocktail hour (and it’s early in the day).
Hummus & Bread
Domata – Sliced vine ripe tomatoes seasoned with Greek oregano and extra virgin olive oil topped with red onions and crumbled barrel feta
Pasta A La Grecca – Rigatoni with sautéed spinach, oven roasted tomato and feta cheese
Kotopoulo Souvlaki – Marinated chicken skewered with peppers and onions, served with Greek rice and mixed greens
Moussaka – A traditional Greek casserole layered with seasoned ground beef, sliced eggplant, potatoes and topped with a kefalograviera béchamel
Dessert: Karidopita & Wedding Cake
$25pp inlcuding coffee, tea, soda, juice
Post # 14
I am so excited we are doing food stations that will look like the following (for only $22.99 per person!!):
- Mini-burger sliders
- Mac and cheese
- Mozzarella Sticks
- Potato Wedges
- Chicken tacos
- Pinto and black beans
- All the fixings for toppings
- Tortilla Soup
- Bake potato bar
- Salad options
- Fresh vegetables & dips
- 2-tier cake
- Cupcakes–vanilla & chocolate
Late Night Snack:
- Make your own smores bar!!!
Post # 15
@bmo88: I love the make your own s’mores bar! You’re so lucky your amount per person is so cheap!
Post # 16
@lh526: buffet dinner with lemon-herbed tilapia, chicken, maple glazed ham, and roast beef. The side items are green beans almondine, red mashed potatoes, a side salad and choice of bread.