How to Politely “Taste” Your Food – 6 Rules of Wedding Tasting Etiquette

by Bitchless Bride

With your wedding quickly approaching, some of you bridey’s are getting ready to chow down at your wedding food tasting. It’s really exciting because usually it’s the first time that things feel “real”. Like, you’re getting married, and this is the food that will be served at your wedding! How awesome is that? But, it is imperative that you read this post before you “taste”. As a wedding planner, I have had several incredible food tastings due to the pure talent of...

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Invite Pinkberry To Your Pre-Wedding Festivities For An Extra Tasty Treat!

by Azure

Look out, sweets-loving brides! There’s a new wedding dessert kid in town! Pinkberry, the frozen yogurt shop adored by Hollywood celebs, now brings its swirly decadence to engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and weddings! They’ll hand deliver their festive goodies- fresh delicious frozen yogurt, plus yummy high-quality toppings- right to your door (or your wedding venue's door!). So... you can stick with the traditional wedding cake, but why not forgo...

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Question of the Week: What Would You Like on Your Wedding Menu?

by Azure

I have food on the brain! How are you thinking about your wedding menu? Is it food that you and your fiancé like, or is it more about what the guests expect? If money were no object what would you serve? What's your favorite item that you are serving? Helpful Links Find a Great Caterer Food and Drink ideas

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Sustainable Wedding Menu? There’s an App for That!

by Azure

As I mentioned before, I’m on a mission to justify the fact that I bought an iphone by using it to help you with your wedding. I have a new justification! If you’re interested in eating in a way that’s not just healthy for you, but also healthy for the planet then you’ve probably already seen the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s guide for eating sustainable seafood. For a while now, they’ve had great pocket guides that you can download for free. There are guides for different...

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Ask the Experts: A Tale of Two Caterers

by Azure

I found today's Ask the Experts question really interesting. Here's the question: Dear Ask the Experts, My fiancé and I want a mix of Caribbean and Filipino food at our wedding. We are going to have a buffet for 150 guests, and are ordering food from two different places. I need advice in making this happen. The food itself won't cost a lot of money, but I need some ideas about how to get this coordinated and set up on the day of the wedding. I'm trying to plan everything but it...

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Ask the Experts: Deciding on Your Buffet Items

by Azure

Ask the Experts is a weekly feature that allows couples to get a variety of opinions on their real-life wedding questions. If you have a question for the panel write us at asktheexperts@onewed.com This week's question: I plan on having 180 guests at my reception. How do I decide on how many items per person if I'm having a buffet? Visit our advice section for an answer to this wedding menu question.

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Catering Tip: No One Remembers What They Ordered

by Azure

Have you ever gotten to a wedding reception and forgotten which meal you requested? It’s not that anyone is going to go check your RSVP card and refuse to serve you, but you don’t want to be the jerk who takes the last fish meal out of the mouth of someone who doesn’t eat chicken or meat. I saw something so simple and brilliant this weekend I was surprised I hadn’t seen it before. On the inside of the very cute escort card, there were two little stickers reminding my friend...

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Featured Wedding from a Fabulous Caterer!

by Azure

Special Feature by Jody Wimer ofJody's Pantry Catering This wedding took place at one of our exclusive catering venues The Buhl Mansion- a five diamond, Select Registry property that has won a bevy of awards! The lovely gardens showcased a cocktail and butlered champagne hour and then dinner was served in the tented courtyard with beautiful satin linens, charger plates and chiavari chairs. The wedding cake was created by our owner Jody in rolled chocolate fondant with hand...

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Top Ten Tips for a Good Working Relationship with Your Wedding Caterer

by Azure

Getting ready to choose your caterer? We talked to some wedding reception catering veterans to get their very best advice. Check out our Top Ten Tips for a Good Working Relationship with Your Caterer for a wedding reception that's as effortless as it is delicious.

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