No matter what you're planning to serve, and no matter where in Dallas Fort Worth you're hosting your wedding reception, we have all you need for the perfect wedding reception! Our Wedding Catering Menu will show you just a sample of what we can prepare. We've broken it down this way:
What kind of banquet service to offer?
Plated Meal Wedding Reception Service
This is where your guests are seated and served at their dining table – very similar to what you would experience at a restaurant or hotel. This service is a more traditional and formal, and will require more time for this portion of the special event than buffet service. It will more than likely cost you more than buffet service simply because of the number of Wait Staff needed to serve your group is greater than what’s needed for buffet service.
You can modify this service by having some things already on the tables for the guests when they’re ready to sit down and eat, depending on what you’ve chosen to serve. You can “pre-plate”:
Breads, Rolls and Butters, Jams, Jellies
Sauces, Salad Dressings and Condiments
Beverages – Water and Iced Tea can be poured and placed at each place setting
Buffet Wedding Catering Service
You’ve all seen these. Banquet tables, either grouped all together or, scattered about to create “food stations” for the guests who actually go to those tables and are either served by wait staff, or, help themselves to whatever reception menu item they want. This service type does take up some floor space so the guests can move around the room and around and among the buffet tables. Your wedding caterer, wedding coordinator or venue attendant can guide you on recommended placement of the buffet tables.
This is a more economical presentation, and depending on the event, can allow for a bit more guest interaction than a plated meal. This is probably why food stations are so popular. For a group of people that may or may not be familiar with each other, this is a great way to get people to mingle, and to entertain them.
With buffet service, there is a bit more control over the time it takes to feed your group. We can calculate how many buffet lines are needed to serve your guests in the time frame you’ve provided and plan accordingly.
Now let's move on to the place settings. China, Glassware, Flatware or disposables? Which is best for your wedding reception catering?