If you're like most people who are planning on meeting your beloved at the altar at some point during the coming months to begin your life together, you probably have a diverse range of family and friends who'll be attending the festivities. Because of this, you may be struggling with figuring out a menu for the reception. Fortunately, one of the biggest trends in wedding catering is interactive food stations. By offering a variety of customizable options, you can cater to different taste preferences and dietary restrictions.
Following are seven suggestions for interactive food stations to provide you with inspiration for upcoming celebrations.
DIY Taco Bar
A DIY taco bar is a fun and interactive way to offer your guests a customizable meal. Set up a table with a variety of taco shells, fillings, and toppings, such as beef, chicken, beans, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and salsa. Guests can create their own tacos according to their taste preferences.
Ask your wedding caterer to hire a sushi chef to prepare fresh sushi rolls and nigiri on the spot. Guests can watch the chef at work and select their favorite rolls and ingredients.
Set up a table with a variety of pasta shapes and sauces, such as Alfredo, marinara, and pesto. Guests can choose their preferred pasta and sauce, and add toppings such as meatballs, shrimp, and veggies. This is a great option if your guest list includes both meat eaters and vegans or vegetarians.
A bruschetta bar is a delicious and elegant way to offer guests a variety of flavors. Set up a table with different types of bread, such as baguette, ciabatta, and sourdough. Offer a range of toppings, such as tomato and basil, prosciutto and fig, and goat cheese and honey.
A nacho bar is a great option for a casual and fun wedding reception. Set up a table with tortilla chips and a variety of toppings, such as cheese, beans, guacamole, and salsa. Guests can create their own nacho platters and enjoy them while mingling with other guests.
Ice Cream Sundae Station
An ice cream sundae station is a sweet and refreshing option for a summer wedding. Ask your wedding caterer to set up a table with different types of ice cream, toppings such as sprinkles, chocolate chips, and hot fudge, and sauces like caramel and strawberry.
A charcuterie board is a classy and elegant way to offer guests a variety of savory bites. Set up a table with an assortment of meats, cheeses, olives, crackers, and spreads, such as hummus and pesto.
For more information on catering, contact a company near you.