Entree Ideas for Your Wedding Menu That Will Amaze Your Guests

Plan a  wedding menu can be a headache for many brides due to the endless options they can find! Traditionally, wedding meals were a full-service affair with chicken and beef options, and maybe a vegetarian selection for a few of the guests. Today, those old ideas about wedding menus are out the window and couples are embracing culinary creativity.

Modern weddings put a bigger focus on food. This means that you need to not only feed your guests, but also consider the presentation, flavor, and having a little surprise or excitement with the meal. That’s a tall order when you’re doing so much wedding planning already. It’s especially difficult if you’re not that much of a foodie. That’s why we’re here to help you come up with some fresh ideas to take to the table.

Seafood Entrée Ideas for a Destination Wedding

If you’re having a tropical destination wedding, then a beach theme with seafood is an easy choice. Check with your venue before planning your wedding menu, they often have excellent options that are already part of your package. If you can customize the menu, ask to have theme stations so your guests can load up on their favorites or try a variety of foods on their plates.

Fresh, Local Harvests and More

The fresh and local food trend is finally catching on everywhere, and that includes weddings. Work with your chef to craft a menu that highlights foods that will be ripe in your region. You can create a traditional menu with three or four courses or serve your foods tapas style with small portions of several different dishes.

Have a Picnic Themed Menu

Picnic themed wedding menus have us really excited about the upcoming wedding season. Whether you decide to have a buffet of your favorite picnic foods or to take the classics and have them artfully elevated, we’re ready to dig in. This trend is great because it focuses on comfort food basics.

Have a Picnic Themed Menu

Picnic themed wedding menus have us really excited about the upcoming wedding season. Whether you decide to have a buffet of your favorite picnic foods or to take the classics and have them artfully elevated, we’re ready to dig in. This trend is great because it focuses on comfort food basics.

Food Truck Catered Wedding

Why have just one food when you can have many. Food trucks are a happening trend in the culinary world, and you can make that excitement part of your special day. Hire a few food trucks for an hour and let your guests hop from one to the other, trying a variety of treats.

Feature a Family Favorite in Your Wedding Menu

Your wedding is about two families coming together and being united. What could be a better expression of that than sharing a treasured family recipe? Truly make family the focus of your day by having the caterer make a dish or two that’s directly from a family recipe or inspired by one. Make sure to let the guests know the significance of those plates so they know how thoughtful your meal choices are.

What menu appeals most to you? Are you a brave foodie, willing to try anything or are you one who loves to cuddle up with some comforting classics? Just remember, your guests may not share your feelings about food so try to come up with a good compromise that everyone will enjoy.

If you have more questions about planning your wedding, check out the Bella Honeymoon blog regularly to get information on wedding traditions, modern tips, and the lowdown on all things destination wedding related.

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