A chef has written a guide to having memorable food at an outdoor wedding reception. The chef notes the popularity of outdoor weddings, as they give the hosts the option to select their own caterers. The chef recommends having light foods for appetizers, such as fruit and vegetable trays. He also recommends having a build your own sandwich bar and/or a pasta bar. He thinks buffets are good for the main section, as they are less expensive. Typical foods include turkey, chicken breasts, roast beef, pulled pork, and bratwursts.
- Appetizers at a wedding are almost always a must. With the day starting early and emotions running high, serving a snack before dinner can be a lifesaver.
- Some fuss-free appetizer options are rolled sandwiches or jumbo shrimp cocktails. If you want to take advantage of the summer season
- For appetizers, think of wedding reception food ideas that are small yet satisfying without filling guests up.
“Planning a wedding is a lot of work, but having an idea of what wedding reception food ideas to choose from can be a major stress reliever.”