Wedding Catering on a Budget
Who would have thought hosting food for your friends and family for your wedding could mean you start married life with a debt? I mean, you could simply skip all the formality, stress, and big costs of having a wedding altogether and just run off to Vegas to get married… but wouldn’t you miss out on all the fun with your family and friends? You really can host your wedding catering on a budget.
Before you go out and order up a few hundred meals you can’t afford, or give up on the idea of having your wedding altogether, you actually can enjoy great wedding food on a budget!
Here are some crowd-pleasing and delicious wedding food ideas to help you have an incredible night, complete with gourmet food from a professional catering company:
There is no rule that says you have to stuff your guests with big amounts of food? These days more couples are now hosting cocktail hour as a way to enjoy great gourmet wedding food on a budget, because you can have a wide variety of amazing finger foods prepared by a catering company far cheaper than what a normal full meal would cost.
The other advantage of hosting a cocktail hour is the fact that your guests can eat, drink, and chat, helping to create a fun vive your wedding!
If you don’t to give up the idea of a plated meal, then why not host your wedding party during midday? This is a great way to help you have great catering on a budget, because breakfast or lunch are smaller and lighter than say a full dinner. Choosing for light lunch menu allows you to substitute meat and fish for sandwiches and salads.
Create Your Own Menu
One of the easiest ways to cut costs is to skip plated meals at dinner. Why not consider a build-your-own bar, that way your guests can interact directly with the Chef, and make their very own food. This is becoming more and more popular. Some build-your-own options can include the following:
Giving your guests the power to create their dinner guarantees they will leave your wedding reception with a full belly and an unforgettable experience. And you save money while still offering quality catered food.
Remember, you still can have the wedding you always dreamt about without breaking the piggy bank. It’s about finding a catering option that fits you, your budget, and your wedding. Why not contact us, we would be happy to chat to you about your options.