Planning a wedding can be stressful, especially when you’re trying to figure out what food you will serve all your loved ones who attend. Giving your guests good food, and plenty of it, can sound like a nightmare due to potential dietary restrictions, costs, and the logistics of providing quality food and fun.
But having good food at your wedding doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive!
A quick Google search will give you lots of places to start, and depending on the size and the amount you want to spend on your wedding, will give you a lot of info to sort through. So I’ve done a little searching for you! Take a look at some of these sites to get you started, and check out some of these books in our catalog for ideas for your wedding.
- 23 Cheap Wedding Reception Food & Drink Menu Ideas on a Budget
This site gives you a breakdown of everything you need to know about what generally happens when hiring a catering company, the good and bad of using wait staff, and also gives great advice about DIY food for your wedding.
- Cheap Wedding Reception Menu
More great tips for DIY catering vs professional. Plus tips for cutting costs when choosing your menu.
- How to Save Big on Your Wedding Menu
Bridal Guide offers cost cutting advice on dinners, spirits and drinks, and cake and other desserts for your guests.
Wedding Chic: 1,001 Ideas for Every Moment of Your Celebration
A whole section in this book provides great ideas for food to serve on your special day, as well as tons of other tips and tricks for every aspect of your wedding.
Priceless Weddings for Under $5,000
This book helps you set and stick to a budget for your wedding, and is a fantastic guide for helping you find and decide on the kind of food and environment you want to serve your guests.
The Chew, A Year of Celebrations : Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion
This book provides dozens of recipes for all kinds of events, but you can find lots of ideas that you can try for your wedding.
Wedding dinner photo from Jenicra84