(Closed) Which Would You Prefer?

posted 9 years ago in Food
  • poll: As a guest, which would you prefer?

    A plated meal - Choose from 3 options; comes with an app, mimosa toast, biscuits, choc. strawb.

    A buffet with 3 mains + 2 sides; w/same app choice, mimosa toast, rolls, choc. strawb.

    A food station/hors d'ourve reception with many options, no assigned seats, no choc. strawb.

  • Post # 18
    264 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We didn’t have brunch, but we had a buffet with no assigned seating and it went really smoothly! I prefer buffet because you have options if you don’t like what you’re served. I’ve been to some weddings with plated meals and ended up going home hungry because I didn’t like it. Plated is a little more fancy-feeling, but I’m not really a fancy person. 😛

    Post # 19
    5229 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    For brunch, I like buffets and plated, but for any other meal, I say plated, hands down.

    Since plated is cheaper for you and also more elgant, go with plated.

    Post # 20
    498 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I always vote buffet. I like to try everything. I went to a wedding Saturday and I ordered the beef, plated, but I didn’t really like the sauce on it and wished I would have gone with the salmon. If it were buffet I could have gotten it! And yeah +1 on PP who mentioned posters talking of cold food at a buffet. What caterer are they using? I feel like they’re thinking of Golden Corral, not a wedding buffet………

    Post # 21
    4173 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2018

    I NEVER care, as long as someone feeds me after a few hours!

    Post # 23
    201 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I prefer a plated meal, that way your not having to wait in line to get food and can talk with everyone at your table.  I feel that its a bit more relaxing from a guests perspective.

    Post # 24
    1073 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I’m not a fan of the plated meals because they always show up to the table cold.  I chose option #3. 🙂

    Post # 25
    1174 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Personally, I’d go with the plated meal 🙂

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