(Closed) Is chicken a must? What would you choose?

posted 9 years ago in Food
  • poll: If given the option, which one would you pick?
    Chicken Fungi - Chicken breast with wild mushroom and sage : (24 votes)
    14 %
    Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon- Seared and served with a cognac butter reduction. Toped with Boursin ch : (96 votes)
    55 %
    Miso Glazed Sea Bass- with cilantro and charred scallion lime : (22 votes)
    13 %
    Seared Salmon Filet - with Artichoke and Roasted Tomato Ragu with Herb butter : (34 votes)
    19 %
  • Post # 3
    1066 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We are not going with chicken, but steak instead.  We’re just getting sick of all the chicken at weddings… sometimes its nice to be a little different.  You wont be able to please everyone, but get what will make you & the majority of guests happy.

    Post # 4
    5118 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Is there an additional charge for offering an option of chicken to guests? If you could only pick one, choose the one you love (the steak sounds so good, that’s what I voted for). But if you’re able to offer chicken, that may be a good option for those who don’t like red meat or who have picky eaters (if kids are invited).

    Post # 5
    642 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    You do not have to do chicken.  We are letting our guests choose between a fish and beef entree (with a silent vegetarian option).  In your case, I voted for the beef, but the sea bass was a close second!  Honestly, the salmon, sea bass, and filet mignon are all more appealing to me than the chicken and sound delicious!  

    Post # 6
    11051 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @jaglynn17: I think it’s because chicken is quite plain and could be seen as a safe option. I’d go for the beef and we’re choosing beef for ours.

    Post # 7
    6571 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I know people who don’t like fish or eat red meat, so chicken was a must for us. I think it just depends on your guests.

    Post # 8
    6997 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    i had Chicken, Salmon and pork tenderloin- surprisingly i had more people choose chicken than anything else

    i personally picked the salmon 🙂

    but if i were going to your wedding and those were my options i would go filet 100 percent!

    Post # 9
    3942 posts
    Honey bee

    I don;t like red meat so if there isn’t a fish option I choose chicken. I think chicken just appeals to most people.

    Post # 10
    3048 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 1991

    I always pick fish at a wedding. I always know it’s going to be yummy! But I would probably do chicken as well… just in case. A lot of people (like my fiance) have allergy’s to seafood.

    Post # 11
    1927 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I’m not big on the name “Chicken Fungi.” I love mushrooms but I just don’t like that name.

    I would personally go with the filet mignon, it sounds delicious.

    Post # 12
    206 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I don’t think you have to have chicken.  We are doing a pork dish, a beef dish, and a veggie dish.  As long as you have a non-meat or even non-red meat option you should be fine.  I picked the salmon cause it sounds sooo good right now.

    Post # 13
    3871 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    All of the above except Chicken Fungi.  I’m not a fan of what your chicken dish is called. It brings up things I don’t want to think of when I think of fungi.  Sorry. 🙁  Sounds delicious though, because I love mushrooms. If I had to chose one, I might choose the filet mignon.  Although, the sea bass sounds yummy.  I might get the sea bass if my husband got the filet, so we could share. 🙂

    Post # 14
    10285 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Chicken is a must for me and my guests. While I don’t always choose a chicken entrée at weddings, I do feel that it should be offered for those who don’t eat red meat or fish. Believe me, there are A LOT of them out there. 

    Post # 15
    2109 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I think there are a lot of people who don’t eat fish (like me) or red meat, but not as many people out there who don’t eat chicken. I think it’s your safest bet.

    Post # 16
    1876 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    You don’t HAVE to – but it is a pretty safe bet. I personally love steak – but some people can’t/don’t eat red meat. And many people aren’t a fan of fish. So if you pick chicken you’ll be safe. If I were you though I wouldn’t write out the whole description on your response cards, Chicken Fungi doesn’t sound the most appetizing. Maybe write Chicken with Mushrooms. But Chicken Fungi sounds like chicken with a side of fungus. lol.

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