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Wedding Menu Ideas

Wedding Menu Ideas
With simple, yet delicious wedding menu ideas, you can turn the lunch or dinner into an extravagant affair. Here are some sample menu ideas for your wedding...
Wedessence Staff
For every bride and groom, nothing is more special and precious than their wedding day. More for brides than grooms, everything has to be perfect and in its specific place. And to make that a reality, so that there are no unwanted surprises and issues on the big day, many brides plan the day for months. By keeping the smallest of details in check, all the arrangements have to be just right. The flower decorations, seating chart, bride's wedding gown, groom's tux, bridesmaids dresses, and so much more. In among all these planning and organizing, deciding the wedding menu is also of much importance. What you serve at your wedding will be remembered by whoever attended. Which is why, you want to make sure that there are no issues with the caterer or the combination of dishes served for the guests. And to help you plan this very important lunch or dinner event, we have put together a menu for lunch and dinner. Depending on the time of the day the reception will be held, you can plan the menu accordingly.
Lunch Menu
The time of the year and the weather matters a lot when you plan the menu for lunch. If the weather is favorable, breezy, and not too warm, then the menu can include light main course dishes that will keep the guests satisfied but not overly full. With colorful appetizers and succulent main course options, you can turn the wedding reception into a grand feast. So let's not wait any longer and get right to the lunch menu ideas for your wedding.

Menu Appetizers Soup Main Course Main Fish Vegetarian Dessert
1 Mini Leek Tarts Cream of Tomato Soup Satay Chicken Stir-fry w/ Snow Peas and Cilantro Roasted Monkfish Tail w/ Irish Cabbage and Mustard Cream Risotto of Wild Mushroom w/ Parmesan Shavings Assorted Cookies and Muffins
2 Breaded Goat Cheese Platter Carrot and Cilantro Soup Indian-style Beef Kebabs in Coconut Curry Creamy Shrimp and Poblanos Fine Tart of Courgette and Tomato w/ Rocket Salad and Balsamic Blueberry Cupcakes w/ Icing
3 Stuffed Date Brochettes Leek and Potato Soup Baked Ravioli w/ Chicken Sausage Salmon w/ Brown Butter, Almonds and Green Beans Grilled Vegetables w/ Balsamic Olive Oil and Lemon Zest Pecan Nut Pie
4 Mini Hot Dogs in Bun Blanket Chicken, Spring Onion and Cilantro Soup Roasted Prime Rib of Beef w/ Mashed Potatoes Orient-style Halibut in Parchment Grilled Seared Asparagus w/ Shallots Chocolate Ricotta Mousse
5 Cocktail Shrimp in Shot Glasses Tuscan Tomato Soup Chicken Breast Stuffed w/ Leeks and Gouda Cheese Blackened Striped Bass w/ Corn Bread and Greens Ravioli w/ Grape Tomatoes and Wine Apple Crisp w/ Baked Pecans
Dinner Menu
Dinner menu ideas can be more complex and include heavier, exquisite foods. However, you should first finalize if you wish to serve finger foods, a full meal, or follow a specific theme of food. All these questions are important because that will make a huge impact on what you will actually serve to the guests. And since there are so many other decisions that have to be made for the wedding, why don't we help you with some suggestions so that your don't stress too much over it. So, let's take a look at some ideas for dinner.

Menu Appetizers Soup Main Course Main Fish Vegetarian Dessert
1 Pigs in Blanket Curried Butternut Squash Soup Glazed Chicken Breast w/ Parmesan Mash Crispy Breaded Shrimp w/ Beans Farfalle Pasta Primavera w/ Sautéed Vegetables Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
2 Red Greens Salad Chicken Bouillon Pepper Soup Broccoli Rabe and Beef Flat Bread Honey-soy Glazed Salmon w/ Spinach and Peppers Portobello Mushroom w/ Grilled Vegetables and Rice Pilaf Coffee Station w/ Cookies and Muffins
3 Mini Empanadas w/ Lobster Picadillo Roasted Carrot and Cilantro Soup Chicken w/ Parmesan, Garlic and Herb Crust Cushion Smoked Salmon and Lemon Dressed Crab Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato w/ Wilted Spinach Chocolate Fountain w/ Fruit Pieces
4 Deviled Eggs w/ Smoked Salmon Tuscan Minestrone Soup Belgian Endive Spears w/ Chicken Tarragon Maple-glazed Salmon w/ Pineapple Steamed Broccoli and Zucchini w/ Dill Dijon Butter Lemon Meringue Pie
5 Taquitos Platter Jamaican Pepperpot Soup Smoked Chicken Sausage, Boursin and Apple Fillet of Cod w/ Pine Nut and Herb Crust Asian-style Green Beans w/ Red Peppers Cream Filled Donuts w/ Chocolate Icing
I'm sure that by now, you went "ooh" and "aah" over the menu presented above. These sample wedding menu ideas are at your discretion to be used. Either choose the menu as they are presented or feel free to include your own ideas into it. Combine dishes and flavors to make a unique menu for your wedding. After all, it's your BIG day. So why not make it the best ever.