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Ask the Experts is your chance to get your specific wedding questions answered by a variety of wedding professionals. If you have a question for our panel of experts write asktheexperts@onewed.com. 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... (more)
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Ask the Experts is a weekly column that allows couples to ask a panel of experts their real-life wedding questions. If you have a question for our panel of experts write asktheexperts@onewed.com. 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? Answers: From Brandi of All Events Planned When deciding on how... (more)
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Dear Wedding Maven, I’m getting married next year at my parents’ house. I was thinking about having a potluck reception and asking people to contribute a dish instead of hiring a caterer. It seems friendly and old-fashioned to me (and it would save me money), but I’m not sure how to do it. Would I put a card in the invitation asking people to bring a dish? Thanks Potluck... (more)
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It’s time to get tasty. Have you started thinking about who will cater your reception? As always, this should start with a talk with your groom. If he’s been assuming caviar and champagne while you’re craving barbecue and lemonade served in mason jars, it’s better to find that out now. Once you’ve got your vision set, search for caterers in your area here. The ratings from... (more)
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1. Above all, be clear about your budget. Most caterers are happy to work within any budget, but they do need to know what it is! Even low-balling is better than making a caterer run back and forth to rental companies trying to figure out your magic number. That said, if you know the kind of menu you want, don’t be shy about going to two or more caterers to ask for bids. 2. Choose the (more)
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