If something distinguishes a wedding is the banquet, and that is that we all love to enjoy a good dinner! If the food your guests like, rest assured that they will enjoy your wedding as much as you do.
However, weddings are full of “unwritten rules” that we sometimes believe we have to follow and it’s not like that! Commonly we find the classic banquet that they give at all weddings and that everyone is waiting for.
Why not Do you do something different?
A feature of alternative weddings are the different catering, from food trucks, food served to the center, buffets, bars, canapés … There are many possibilities! All you have to do is choose the food you like and look for a unique way to present it, it can be at the time of dinner, as part of the cocktail or a snack at night.
Today we want to share with you some ideas for a unique catering that you can implement at your wedding and that will surely please your guests. Remember that the main thing is to choose a delicious catering, that you and your partner love! So take note to do something unique.
- Family style dinner
An idea that we love is serving dinner downtown, this type of dinner stimulates a lot to the interaction between your guests, also creates a very familiar atmosphere. A very father way to do it is to put one or several long tables, the atmosphere that is created is intimate, and relaxed, surely everyone will enjoy while they talk and share the food.
You can choose an Italian menu and start with salads in the center, continue with pastas, pizzas and even a traditional dish, something like bbq or even your guests can bring a dish. It’s a great idea for an intimate or very family wedding!
- DIY Bars
Surely you have already seen bars or buffets at a party, the idea of this catering at weddings is that guests can take one or several food stations, and lends a lot to put varied food, you can put pizza bars, sushi , seafood, paella, hamburgers, tacos, everything you can think of and your guests can prepare them to your own taste. There will be no pretexts, everyone will enjoy a great variety of dishes! If you can not think of what to put in a bar, then do not miss these 15 ideas of original bars for your wedding.
- Food trucks
Another unique way to make dinner at your wedding is foodtrucks. Everyone loves them! You can choose your favorite foodtrucks to serve your wedding catering, whether you choose a dish of each and serve for times or your guests go to the foodtruck and choose what they want to eat. This idea lends itself much to outdoor weddings, festival type and relaxed. Another point in your favor is that food trucks can also help with the decoration of your wedding.
When we think about wedding, a dinner always comes to mind. What would happen if you have a brunch instead of dinner? The wedding could start earlier, and serve mid-day foods such as waffles, pancakes, fruit, mimosas and other dishes that you would eat breakfast. By making a brunch you can enjoy more time with your guests, and do something unique; They can also serve this type of food in the after-party or as a snack in the evening.
- Picnic type food boxes & baguettes
Options such as food boxes, baguettes or salads, are the ideal choice for a wedding picnic or even for an elopement wedding where you want something practical and easy to carry. Prepare boxes with your favorite food and think about what you would like to eat at a picnic, fruits, sandwiches, wine, cheeses and anything fresh. A pair of cushions and flannels will make your wedding a unique experience, you can also enjoy with your guests in a very relaxed atmosphere. Do you want to know how to make a picnic wedding? Here we tell you how.
- Table to share
A table full of cheeses, breads and cold meats or fruits, not only looks amazing, but it is an experience that your guests will love, whether you place it at the center on long tables or the mountains as a bar, it will be an experience Everyone will talk about it, share it with a good wine and everyone will enjoy sharing together.
- BBQ or BBQ
Ideal for an outdoor wedding, it will be the pretext to leave seriousness aside and dare to stain a little while enjoying your favorite food with your loved ones. Roast meat, sausages, short ribs or hamburgers … definitely an option made only for meat lovers. Can not you think of making a special season of sauces so that everyone can choose their favorite? Or imagine a craft beer bar where everyone serves whatever they like the most. It sounds like a very fun wedding, right?
- Wood-burning pizzas
Who does not like pizza? Apart from being the “comfort food” par excellence, it can also be a very gourmet option when done in the right way. Currently there are options where they take the stone oven to your own wedding and cook the pizza in front of you, giving your guests a unique experience. You can also complement it with a bar of pastas or salads and accompany it with your favorite wine. Fancy, right?
- Show with live chef
One of the favorite ideas is that they hire a chef to cook in front of the guests, be it bbq-style food, baked pizzas, teppanyaki, paella or any menu they can think of; the chef prepares everything in sight of the guests, apart from the fact that the gastronomic proposal is delicious, it will surely be a great experience for all.
10. Mexican-style street food stalls
Well, we could not end this post without naming an option that includes all those appetizers that make us mouth water to all. Imagine a wedding full of stalls worthy of a good holiday.