Home' Wedding Times : October 2010 Contents 4 The Times, Wednesday, August 11, 2010
One of the best things about
attending a wedding for the guests
is sampling the various foods on
To make sure your guests are
left impressed, take time to choose
a caterer who is happy to create the
wedding dishes you want served.
Whether you decide to go for a
full three-course meal, a buffet or
simple canapes, make sure your
caterer has a clear idea of what you
Know your budget and how
much you are willing to spend and
discuss this with your caterer.
Talking through budgets will
allow you to come up with the best
ideas available in your price range.
To help keep the wedding on
track, be realistic about your budg-
et, get quotes from different cater-
ers and compare the packages they
can offer for your price range.
Prices usually depend on the
price of the produce that you
select for your menu, not the way
it is served.
Talking to your caterer will
allow you to come up with a menu
that will suit both your tastes and
Ask for references and sample
menus and about the produce
Buying locally grown produce
will give your wedding a nice
regional twist and a special touch
that will be appreciated by guests.
The caterer will have experi-
ence with weddings so consult
them to help plan a timetable for
the evening and make sure the
food comes out exactly when you
Ask your caterer to prepare
samples of each item you plan to
have served at the wedding, that
way you can be sure you are happy
with the food.
Many caterers now include the
crockery and cutlery in their quot-
ed prices, but be sure to ask if the
price includes these and table
linens, napkins, dishes, and glass-
You may want the catering staff
to wear uniforms on the day, so
find out if this is an option with
the catering company of your
It is not uncommon for cater-
ers to be able to incorporate your
wedding theme colours into the
decorations and floral arrange-
ments of the buffet table or food
The Milton Ulladulla area has
great caterers and wedding ven-
ues that offer on site catering.
Fantastic food for all
CATERING WITH CLASS: You caterer will work with you to create the perfect food
for your wedding, whether a formal dinner, luncheon or cocktails and canapes.
PHOTO: Niche Photographics.
The wedding cake is often the
centre of attention at a wedding
reception and will set the
theme for the decorations.
With changing times, more
and more couples are moving
away from traditional cake
styles, moving towards choco-
late, carrot and mud cakes.
Cake creators can even cre-
ate a display of cupcakes, or
profiteroles to add a unique
touch to the wedding.
More couples are choosing
bright, colourful cakes that add
a quirky sense of fun to the wed-
ding reception and reflect the
Whatever you choose, your
cake should reflect your own
tastes and complement the
food at the reception.
A good place to start is to
look at bridal magazines and
the internet for cake designs
that you like.
Make a scrapbook of your
favourite cakes and write notes
about why you like them.
Once you have a few cakes
collected, start to compare
them and you might notice that
there is a common element
between your favourite cakes.
Mention this to your cake
designer and discuss how to
create a unique cake that incor-
porates your favourite ideas.
COOL CAKES: PHOTOS:
A Cake to Remember
Jenna Deaner 4454 1626
From the unique
to the traditional
Cakes for all
186 Croobyar Rd, MILTON
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