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Let’s be real for a minute — food is an incredibly important detail in a wedding. Whether you are aiming for a full sit down dinner or buffet of hors d’oeuvres and delectables, make it count! When the music gets bumping and everyone wants to dance, the last thing you need is any “hangry” guests exiting early from lack of nourishment! Choose your wedding menu with ease with a couple tips from the pros!

Wedding Dessert Buffet Avila Dawn Events

Determine the Style

Your food choices should be a reflection of your wedding theme. A rustic style may not pair well with a formal five course dinner. Similarly, wait staff carrying around plates of appetizers in a small venue could get crowded. Choose three keywords from your personal style and overall wedding vibe and narrow down catering based on who matches the same aesthetic. We absolutely love outdoor, more casual weddings to pull up a food truck, or all day wedding at a mansion to roll out the buffet on the patio.

Wedding Dessert Buffet Avila Dawn Events

Taste Test!

Know what to expect! Setting up a taste test with potential caterers will help you decide exactly what flavor palette to go for. Once you have your top two options, schedule an appointment and let them know what you are considering, or ask for suggestions. If you love it when you try a bite or two you’re going to look forward to taking a seat to eat on your big day.

Avila Dawn Events Wedding Menu

Remember Any Restrictions

A huge factor to keep in mind when planning out your grub is any dietary restrictions your guests have. Leaving a write in option on their RSVP card will give you the heads up to gluten intolerance, vegan/vegetarian preferences, or allergies. Some caterers may not be able to accommodate multiple special plates and will immediately rule them out of the running.

Avila Dawn Events Wedding Menu

Pair Your Drinks

Setting up your bar and booze options can influence your food choices. Think of them as going hand in hand. Just as you would consider in a restaurant, match up your signature cocktails or alcohol availability with what your guests will be eating so they compliment each other.

Avila Dawn Events Wedding Menu

Our most important tip is to go with what you like! Don’t choose anything too wild, or something you know already you’re not a fan of. The wedding menu should be a direct reflection of what you want to eat, and what you know your friend and family will be happy you serve for a long day and night of celebration.

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