Gone are the days of poached salmon and generic cake—today, couples are requesting menus featuring high-quality ingredients and exotic flavors. To meet these demands, caterers are serving up dishes designed to treat guests to a memorable gourmet experience. Here's what top chefs are cooking up for weddings in 2011.
If you want your wedding reception meal to have a quintessentially "autumn" feel, the menu had better incorporate apples. A creative caterer should be able to find delicious ways to work them into every course. As you discuss the possibilities, use our suggestions as a guide.
Dinner is so overrated. Who hasn't feasted upon so many delicious appetizers that the entrée became unappealing? And even a six-year-old knows to rush through dinner to get at dessert. Before you plan a reception that includes dinner, consider one of these stylish, and value-packed, alternatives.