Food

Fun Alternatives to Champagne for Your Wedding Toast

A champagne toast was once a wedding tradition no one overlooked. Today, however, there are many reasons to skip champagne during toasts on your wedding day. Couples looking for somewhere to cut costs may see the champagne as one item to skip. Others want to spend more time on the…
Jenna Hutzler
May 31, 2018
Food

6 Refreshing Summer Wedding Cake Flavors

Summer weddings are the perfect place to break away from traditional cake flavors for something a little lighter, a little fruiter and a little more unexpected. Chocolate Chocolate cake is easily lighted with raspberry compote and raspberry buttercream. You can also pair cholate with vanilla cream filling and a spicy…
Jenna Hutzler
May 31, 2018
Food

Edible Favors No One Will Leave Behind

It’s always a kind gesture to send guests home from your reception with a favor. This small gift, designed to thank them for celebrating your wedding with you, shouldn’t be something they wind up stashing in a junk drawer only to throw away a year later. So, how do you…
Jenna Hutzler
April 25, 2018
Food

Add Personality to Your Reception with a Signature Drink

Creating a custom drink to serve to your guests adds an extra element of personalization to your reception. Signature cocktails continue to be popular; craft beer and specialty coffee are also great ways to treat your guests to a unique drink. Signature Cocktails The easiest personalized drink option is a…
Jenna Hutzler
April 25, 2018
Food

Consider a Family Style Meal for Your Intimate Wedding

What is a family-style meal, exactly? Think passing the mashed potatoes and stuffing at Thanksgiving dinner with extended family. Now picture this atmosphere at your wedding reception. Your food will be delivered to each table by your catering staff and guests will serve themselves, passing dishes around the table until…
Jenna Hutzler
April 25, 2018
Food

Afternoon Tea Wedding Menu Ideas for Your Daytime Reception

As brides and grooms continue to forgo traditional weddings, one style of reception gaining popularity is the afternoon tea wedding. Afternoon tea is a wonderful way to spend time with your guests without the extravagance of a full meal. Pairing a daytime wedding ceremony with afternoon tea can help reduce…
Jenna Hutzler
April 25, 2018
Food

Personalizing a Pre-Packaged Wedding Menu

Everyone wants their wedding to be a unique, one-of-a-kind experience that no one will forget. Food seems like an obvious place to stand out. But the cost of a customized reception menu might be more than you budgeted for. We’ll show you some simple and cost-effective ways to customize a…
Jenna Hutzler
March 21, 2018
Food

Bridal Cake Decorating Bachelorette Party

Are you in charge of planning a bachelorette party? Dare to be a little different; bring the girls to Cookie Patisserie & Bakery for a private cake decorating class – complete with wine and truffles to celebrate her big day! Rich’s experienced pastry chef, Heather Hammer, will break down the…
Jenna Hutzler
March 20, 2018
Food

Wedding How To: Add Food Trucks to Your Big Day

Substituting some or all of your catering for a collection of food trucks is a huge wedding trend. Choosing to serve guests via food trucks infuses your big day with a fun, casual vibe. There are an unlimited number of ways to add them to your wedding! Serve Exclusively from…
Jenna Hutzler
March 17, 2018

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