(Closed) Where did (most of) your catering come from?

posted 8 years ago in Food
  • poll: Where did (most of) your catering come from?
    Catering company : (16 votes)
    37 %
    Restaurant : (5 votes)
    12 %
    DIY : (1 votes)
    2 %
    Other : (3 votes)
    7 %
    Your venue (hotel, event hall, etc.) : (18 votes)
    42 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    We’re doing a restaurant dinner reception so all of that is from the restaurant.  But for the night before, we’re thinking of making a hodgepodge of appetizers or getting pizza while everyone relaxes (we’re having a semi-destination wedding so everyone should be in town the night before and we figure it’ll give everyone a chance to get together and eliminate one more meal from their budget).

    Post # 4
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    347 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    Our venue was also full service when it came to food and alcohol.  We did everything through them except the cake.  One less vendor and it was wonderful 🙂

    Post # 6
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    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Our venue is owned by a catering company. Easy!

    Post # 7
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    287 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    My venue was also full service – they catered, provided alcohol.  The only thing I was allowed to bring in was the cake!

    Post # 9
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    1046 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Our is from a catering company. There are many awesome restaurants that would have been a nice choice, but we need service of the food as well, and were not interested in a restaurant reception.

    Post # 10
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    2476 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Our venue catered the entire event.  They are also contracted with an outside local bakery (an AMAZING bakery that is famous around here), so we got the cake through them too!  Killed lots of birds with one stone with booking our venue!  🙂

    Post # 12
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    6572 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    Everything (dinner, hors d’oeuvres, cake, etc) came from a restaurant. We got married at a historic inn that has a restaurant in it, so we just used them for everything.

    Post # 13
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    1184 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    our venue has an in-house caterer, and although i don’t like not having as much choice, it is nice to have one less vendor to book/worry about. plus, there wasn’t much of a rental fee for the venue since they make most of the money off of food and alcohol.

    Post # 14
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    396 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    We are having most of the food from a caterer (who luckily is a very close friend of the family) and then for appetizers, and some side dishes we are doing them ourselves, we are also having a pretty laid back reception and ceremony!

    Post # 15
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    2588 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    We’re doing our food for the reception, including cake, through Hy-Vee (grocery store). It’s tasty and cheap–why not?

    Post # 16
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    3219 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    The only thing our venue allows from the outside is cake & favors.

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