Discover a more unique approach to wowing them with luxurious wedding food and drink.
If you’re attending a marriage ceremony and you think you know what might be on the menu, think again! We have recently experienced a distinct shift in how couples plan a very important element of their nuptials, the wedding breakfast. So if you’re thinking about wedding food and need a little inspiration, look no further…
Personalise your wedding food choices
Couples are looking to tell the story of their union through their choices of food. And a luxury wedding venue can take care of this with ease. Perhaps the first date was eating oysters on the Essex Coast. Drinks can also be personalised, such as bespoke cocktails and even the wedding favours can run with this idea as you set the scene.
Cocktails and Canapés
Loosen your ties and have some fun with cocktails and mocktails made to order and designed to complement your wedding celebrations. A signature cocktail is what it’s all about, as it creates a delicious and exciting element to the proceedings. With interaction a big requirement, guests can have fun using the herbs and syrups available to create the base of their drink. Along with a selection of luxurious appetisers to nibble on, cocktail hour may just be the highlight of the night!
Tasting Menu at the Wedding Venue!
Intimate weddings can also get in on the act as they lend themselves fabulously to sumptuous tasting menus which consist of many small and beautifully presented courses. Each individual course can be paired with a fine wine.
Celebrate with Sharing Platters
A great way to get friends and family to relax and mix on your wedding day, sharing platters can be great fun and very informal. Think large Italian antipasto platters, ploughman’s inspired spreads, or seafood platters. This idea works incredibly well as a starter.
After an evening of dancing, one of the most relaxed and tasty ways of keeping your guests happy is with a street food truck and there are plenty to choose from. Pizza fresh from a woodfired oven is our recommendation. However, you might also like, fish and chips, a noodle bar, tacos, hot dogs, waffles, doughnuts even an ice cream van. D Magazine recommends you plan on approximately one food truck to feed approximately 100 guests in an hour.
Grab and Go Dessert Station
Why not opt for an easy takeaway option for dessert. A table dedicated to an array of tempting sweet treats and mini desserts. Just the thing when your making your way back from the dance floor. An assortment of fork free options, individual pots and delicate tartlets can be beautifully presented as well as giving guests time to select desserts at their leisure throughout the evening.
Alternative – V – Luxury Wedding Venue Dining Experience
So, is this relaxed trend for wedding food to everyone’s taste? The traditional sit down wedding breakfast experience is still very much alive but with luxury wedding venue catering in mind. One would expect to see service elevated to a higher level. However the bride and groom can still include fun elements from the above suggestions. Baddow Park House in Chelmsford have found that those planning an exclusive Essex wedding still have an appetite for nostalgia through formal dinner service which will always rise to the occasion.
What a magical wedding day we had at Baddow Park House, every single detail was perfect. From initial viewing to booking to pre-wedding preparation, you were all so helpful and supportive, nothing was too much trouble and no questions were left unanswered. The house is beautifully kept and the grounds exquisite, the atmosphere was lovely. Baddow Park is a truly beautiful place to get married.
Kirstie and Andy
We want to thank you sincerely for making our wedding day so special. Everyone thought the organisation was excellent and everything went so smoothly. Baddow Park is a beautiful place to hold an intimate wedding, the house and the gardens are just delightful. Everyone there said what a lovely venue it was. We had the most beautiful wedding and we are very grateful.
Mrs & Mrs B
From the moment we saw Baddow Park for the first time we knew this was exactly where we wanted to have our wedding reception. Combining beautiful grounds with the ability for us to personalise our day this was our perfect venue. We truly could not have asked for a better day and for all at Baddow Park House together with their suppliers who helped make the magic happen.
Nick & Lorna Bastian