It is hard to miss the popularity of good grazing tables. They have even made it into the wedding industry a viable catering option. Bridal Expos has 5 tips to help you create the perfect wedding table grazing. Couples are more open to expressing their tastes and preferences and moving away from traditional wedding traditions. Grazing tables allow guests to mix and mingle while being creative. They can also go wrong. It is important to present the right details and offer a wide range of food choices for a memorable wedding.
These are our top 6 tips for creating the perfect wedding grazing tables:
1. Choose your style
Next, you need to determine the type of grazing tables you will offer your guests. Many factors can affect this decision, such as the wedding’s style. Is it casual, casual, or formal? You will need to provide enough food for the number of guests. Do you prefer a long, square-shaped table or a picnic table? Do you want guests to be able to walk around the table?
Good Housekeeping has some great ideas for grazing tables to help you choose the right style table for your wedding theme.
2. Variety of food
There are many options for food that you can offer your guests. This is a personal choice as well as your wedding style. You can choose to serve bite-sized finger foods that don’t require plates or cutlery. It takes creativity and planning to create the perfect wedding grazing platter. You can think of different cheeses, cured meats and homemade dips, as well as fresh and dried fruits, bread and antipasto. Sweet-toothed couples may offer sweet treats such as candies, cakes, and other sweet treats. There are many options, so be creative! It is always a good idea for guests to be aware of food allergies and try to avoid them whenever possible
3. Seasonal and fresh produce
The freshness and quality of seasonal produce are unbeatable. A variety of seasonal produce can enhance the food flavors and make your guests happy. For something extra special, consider sourcing local produce for your wedding venue.
4. Grazing Boards
There are many options for cheese platters and grazing boards in any homeware shop. These are the main items that your food will be displayed on. It is crucial to choose the right ones for you to make the perfect wedding grazing plate. These boards can be rented from many catering companies, so you don’t have to purchase them and store them.
5. Presentation key
Once you’ve decided on the style and type of table, next comes the fun part: putting all the pieces together to create a stunning wedding feature. Sometimes it can be not easy to visualize the final product. Apps like Pinterest can help you get inspiration. You can be creative and have fun mixing and matching – but remember to make sure your guests are happy. It shouldn’t be difficult for your guests to reach the food. Happy guests make happy guests!