Post # 1
So my fiance and I are both vegetarian, so needless to say, we are adamant about having a vegetarian dinner option at our reception. It’s also going to be in northern michigan in the summer, where this is a ton of fresh whitefish, so we’d like to have that as an option as well. For a 3rd choice, we are leaning towards chicken, because more people like it and it’s more versatile (and cheaper!).
My question is, will anyone miss a beef option? I feel like people go to weddings and expect there to be some sort of beef as it’s traditionally the “nicer” dish.
What do you think, add a 4th option of beef, have everyone go without or something else?
Post # 3
We’re also both vegetarians, and we’re only doing a veggie main course, a chicken main course, and plentiful sides. I think as long as you have good food and variety, there will be no problem.
Post # 4
Most people generally lean towards chicken rather than beef (lighter option, people don’t eat red meat, etc.), so I think vegetarian, fish and chicken should be plenty of options. If you can afford adding beef though, why not?
Post # 5
For summertime I would go with chicken over beef. I think you can get away with lighter foods in the summer and chicken, vegetarian and fish sound perfect!
Post # 6
I think people wont raise a fuss as long as there is chicken.
Post # 7
Since you have a chicken option, I think you’re fine. Just fish and veggie could cause some concerns though. But chicken, fish, and veggie gives plenty of options for everyone!
Post # 8
We’re doing chicken, fish, and vegetarian as well. I liked the fish option and Fiance liked the chicken. We have differnet ideas on what it means for meat to be “cooked” so the only red meat option that would have worked without stressing one of us out was a braise or stew. This is better. 🙂 People will manage.
Post # 9
I’m a big meat eater as is my husband. I would notice the lack of beef but not be at all upset about it and neither would he. You are giving three perfectly good options so there should be no complaints from your guests.
Post # 10
Considering the only meat I eat is chicken, I would have no problem with your menu 😀 And since you are vegetarian I am going to assume you will have an amazing vegetarian option so I would probably choose that instead (I eat 80% vegetarian on most days)!
Post # 11
I think that the fish option would replace the beef as the “fancier” meat. Fish can be expensive. I think you have very diverse amount of options, no one will miss the beef!