(Closed) Show me your dinner menu!

posted 6 years ago in Food
Post # 2
1669 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Church

erw4338:  Yours sounds great! I love Mexican!

Here is ours:

Cold starter:

Buffalo mozzarella with cherry tomatoes

Hot starter:

Balderson apple wood cheddar dill soup with lobster knuckles


Choice of spaghetti squash with tomato consume or prawn mussel and lobster flash or beef rib eye


Ginger creme brule

Mmmm … We will also have a late night buffet.

Post # 3
1110 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

erw4338:  Your menu sounds amazing and I love all of your choices! I’m seriously getting hungry from reading it.  Sign me up for some pork belly enchiladas!

We are doing food stations and I’m really excited about that, but I’m a little bummed we’re not doing a more exotic menu.  FI and I are total foodies, but we’d be more upset if guests didn’t eat something because they didn’t feel comfortable with the food.

We haven’t finalized our hors d’oeuvres menu yet, but we’ll most likely be serving:

  • Goi Cuon (Vietnamese spring roll) with peanut dipping sauce
  • Steak Tataki
  • Spinach & Baby Artichoke Wonton Flower

Food Station #1 – Carving Station:

  • Roasted Tenderloin of Beef
  • Truffle Whipped Yukon Potatoes
  • Braised Balsamic Onion Relish
  • Bearnaise
  • Soft Michette Rolls
  • Sauteed Vegetables

Food Station #2 – Sushi Station:

  • Assorted Sushi Rolls
  • Sashimi
  • Wasabi, Pickled Ginger, and Soy Sauce

Food Station #3 – Pasta Station (also serves as our vegetarian option):

  • Pastas – Whole Wheat Penne, Three Cheese Tortellini, and Orcchiette
  • Meats – Diced Grilled Chicken, Fennel Pepper Sausage, and Shrimp
  • Veggies – English Peas, Mixed Peppers, Button Mushrooms, and Sundried Tomatoes
  • Sauces – Pesto Parmesan, Roasted Garlic Cream, Rustic Marinara
  • Focaccia and Garlic Bread


  • Wedding Cake – 3 tiers but we haven’t chosen the flavors yet
  • Coffee and Tea service
  • If the budget allows it, I’d love to have a mini donut machine too
Post # 4
367 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

vip0802:  Your menu sounds amazing as well. Now I want a sushi station! 

Post # 5
901 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - 11/15/14-Vineyard

Yummmm!!! You guys are getting me hungry!! 


Here is ours – 

Hors D’oeuvres

Tomato Bruschetta with Fresh Basil

Stuffed Mushrooms with Creole Sausage and Mascarpone

Chorizo and Date Wrapped in Apple Cured Bacon

First Course

Mixed Spring Greens With candied walnuts, Bosc pear and crumbled blue cheese Tossed in a honey balsamic dressing

Side Entree Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Avec crème Fraiche

Choice of Main Entree

Chicken Marsala with sweet Marsala mushroom sauce

Grilled Filet Mignon With savory Madeira reduction

Roasted Vegetable Strudel Flaky pastry filled with roasted vegetable

Wedding Cake

Chocolate cake with chocolate mousse with mini chocolate chips

White cake with whipped cream and fresh strawberries

Pineapple cake with whipped cream and fresh crushed pineapple


Post # 6
92 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Yum!! This thread. Rocks.

vip0802:  mini donut station?? Amazing! Love it! ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 7
92 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

We are finalizing our menu next month so I post it then!

Post # 8
122 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

We’re having canapes – chef’s selection of hot and cold canapes.<br />Main (alternate drop):<br />Char-grilled beef mignon, served with a red wine jus and seasonal vegetables.<br />Pan-fried crispy skin chicken breast, with roasted baby beats, sweet onion jus, served on a rocket salad.<br />Dessert:<br />Soft pavalova, with liquor mascarpone and berry compote.<br />Rich chocolate pudding, with a wild berry compote.<br />Cake (served with fresh tea and coffee):<br />Caramel mud cake.<br />White chocolate and raspberry mud cake.

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Post # 9
353 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

No options on our menu!

Starter – Ham hock & leek terrine with piccalli and rustic country bread

Main – Roasted Rump of Arun-Vale Lamb, Herb Mash, Roasted Carrots and Parsnips, Sprouting Broccoli and Real Lamb Gravy

Desert – Winter Pimms Jelly Cup with Blackberries and Red Currants. Topped with Vanilla and Cardamon Cream. Orange Shortbreads


We’re having canapes too, but these are yet to be chosen!

We’re having a country/rustic themed wedding at an old mill in the New Forest in the UK (google it, it’s a stunning place!)

Post # 10
122 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Kellym84:  all of those sound delicious and hearty. yum.

Post # 11
1784 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Cocktail hour:

Mini reubens<br />Spinach Artichoke Dip with Pita chips and other assorted dipping items.<br />Crab cakes<br />Chicken and mushrooms in phyllo<br />Vegetable platter<br />Cheese platter

We’re only having 2 stations.

Sliced NY Strip Steak”<br />Garlic Smashed Potatoes<br />Mixed Seasonal Vegetable<br />Dinner Rolls

Spinach & cheese tortellini<br />Penne<br />Marinara sauce<br />Vodka cream sauce<br />Pesto sauce<br />Meatballs in marinara sauce<br />Dinner rolls.

Dessert is mini cupcakes! 6 flavors.

Mimosa<br />Blueberry Vanilla<br />OMG Ganache<br />Chocholate Peanut Butter Bliss<br />Foxy Lady (Chai vanilla cupcake)<br />Momma Bear (Chocolate cupcake with cream cheese frosting)


We had a tough time picking because we are adventurous eaters but alas, most of our guests are not so we went with the standards. Bummed my FH right out but at $80/pp you want people to eat!


Post # 12
1154 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

erw4338:  Hey! I’m looking at Puerto Vallarta as a wedding destination!! My Fiance is puerto rican so we are wanting to get the mexican style menus. I was just wondering where you were having your wedding?


Post # 14
1570 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Mine are not as awesome and elaborate but we are having a veggie tray, fruit tray, cracker chese tray for cocktail hour

For dinner we have a buffet

Stuffed Pork loin

Lemon Herb chicken

Garlic Rice Pilaf

Bacon Whipped Potatoes

California vegetables 

House Salad


Freshed Baked Bread

For dessert we are having red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜› 


Post # 15
733 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: City, State

We have decided to do a 3 course meal, thought 4 course might be far too much. The 4th course would have been soup. Our venue gave us choices under each course and this is what we have selected and we have to find out what they will do with those whom have dietary restrictions.

1st Course: Traditional Caesar salad, Herb Croutons, Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese & Lemon

2nd Course: Char Grilled Beef striploin, roasted Potatoes, Peppercorn sauce

3rd Course: Cheese Cake sampler – strawberry, espresso & Mango

Than later in the night there will be a 4 tiered wedding cake with 4 different flavours (Lemon, Red Velvet, Marble and Chocolate…..this might change after we speak with the venue on Monday at our tasting when I ask a few questions) and a  late night Taco Bar! 

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