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Wedding Buffet Dinners

Buffet dinners help your guests meet and mingle with each other to help get the party warmed up. Buffets make it easy to create a casual atmosphere for relaxed receptions but can easily be dressed up for a more formal affair as well. Wedding dinner buffets also offer more of a selection for your picky eaters. A buffet dinner also pleases your guests with larger appetites since they can return for additional servings.

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Type of Food to Serve

It's best to focus on the tone and theme of your wedding. Since there's really no right or wrong list of foods, you'll want to offer the foods that your family and friends enjoy. The presentation of the meal is just as important as the flavor in satisfying your guests. Chef Jamie can make your favorites mouth watering while looking like a work of art so your wedding reception is the memorable event that you've always envisioned.

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Wedding Reception Food Ideas

Remember to take into account the special dietary needs of your guests:

  • Have alternatives for guests with food allergies
  • Be sure to serve some dishes for vegetarian guests
  • If you are having children at your reception, be sure to offer a few of the more "basic" options.

Cuisiners can accomodate any dietary requirement. Contact us today to review any special dietary needs. your guests have.

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Wedding Reception Food Ideas for Your Special Day

A wedding dinner so delicious that they'll be talking about it for weeks. Spoil your guests with butlered hors d'oeuvres, a served salad and a scrumptious buffet dinner.

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Butlered Hors d'oeuvres (Select 2 Items)

Chicken & Biscuits
Freshly Baked Mini Cheddar Biscuits filled with a Smoked Corn Chicken Salad

Beef Empanadas
deliciously seasoned Ground Beef filled, Baked Golden Brown and served with Mint Mojo

Bread Pudding Popovers
English Stilton, Challah, Fig Syrup

Asian Crab Tartlets
Fresh Lump Crabmeat lightly dressed with a Sweet Chili & Basil Dressing

Conch Fritters
A Florida Favorite Indigenous to the Coastal Waters of the Caribbean and accompanied with Chili Mango Dipping Sauce

Deconstructed Bruschetta
House Crostini drizzled with Sundried Tomato Pesto and topped with marinated Fresh Mozzarella, seasonal Tomato & Balsamic Reduction

Brie & Pear Purses
Delicate Pastry filled w/ Poached Pear & French Brie Cheese, Garnished with Vanilla Honey

Chicken Meatballs
House-made Chicken Sausage, Fresh Herbs, Butter Poached in a Smoked Tomato Sofrito

Lamb Chop Lollipop
New Zealand Lamb, Rosemary & Dijon crusted, pan seared & served with Salsa Verde

Beef Brisket Grilled Cheese
House-smoked Brisket, Buttered Challah, Horseradish Cheddar & Honey Dijon

Sweet Corn & Smoked Chicken "Cupcakes"
Jalapeño Maple Cream Cheese Icing

Sweet Pea & Fava Bean Bruschetta
Pickled Shitake & Chive

Smoked Trout
Minted Sweet Peas, Purple Horseradish Cream

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Chef Jamie's Classic Maryland recipe, broiled to perfection

Moody Bleu Flats
Caramelized Onions, Slab Bacon, Crumbled Smoked Bleu

Gorgonzola Bon Bons
Fresh Mint, Cashews and Vanilla Rum Cherries

San Sebastian Tuna "Nacho's"
Fresh Yellow Fin, Chorizo & Romesco on Crisp Wontons

Long Stemmed Artichoke Hearts
Imported and served with a Lemon Cracked Pepper Aioli

Served Salad (Select 1)

Freshly Baked Bread with Butter

Field of Greens
with Sweet-n-Spicy Cashews, Sundried Cranberries, Bleu or Goat Cheese & Honey Vinaigrette

Classic Caesar Salad
Crisp Romaine, Shredded Parmesan & Herb Croutons

Cuisiniers Salad
With Grilled Zucchini, Currants, Toasted Almonds, Sweet-n-Spicy Cashews & Pernod Buttermilk Dressing

Caprese Salad
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Basil & Balsamic Vinaigrette

with Marcona Almonds with Buttermilk Dressing

Panzanella Salad Rustic Bread Salad
Heirloom Tomato, Asparagus, Cucumber, Goat Feta

Baby Arugula & Frisee Salad
with Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese & Champagne Vinaigrette

Dinner Buffet

Entrée (Select 2)

Herb Roasted Beef Tenderloins
sliced and served with a Creamy Horseradish Sauce

New York Strip Steaks
Sliced and served with our Diane Sauce

Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs
Slow cooked to perfection with Red Wine Reduction

Lamb Shanks
with Chianti Demi Glaze

Pork Tenderloins
Cajun Seasoned and Roasted, accompanied by a Dijon Cream Sauce

Chicken Ala Vodka
Roasted Chicken Breast topped with a Classic Vodka Sauce

Ricotta & Artichoke Stuffed Chicken
with Yellow Tomato Caper Butter Sauce

Chicken Diane
Finished with the Classic Sauce of Mushrooms, Shallots, Brandy & Dijon

Pasta Carbonara
Sautéed Chicken, Bacon, Peas & Penne Pasta in a Cream Sauce

Baked Shrimp Alfredo
with Delicious Sweet Shrimp, a Blend of Cheeses & Penne

Jumbo Lump Maryland Crabcakes
a Cuisiniers Favorite!

Grilled Salmon
Charred Tomato Broth

Wasabi Pea Crusted Salmon
Herb Salad Garnish, Blood Orange Reduction

Accompaniments (Select 2)

Grilled Vegetable Platter
Asparagus, Zucchini, Yellow Squash & Roasted Peppers

Roasted Vegetables
Butternut Squash, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts & Fresh Herbs

Classic Ratatouille

Goat Cheese & Artichoke Mashed Potatoes / Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Wild Mushroom & Cabernet Mashed Potatoes / Roasted Potatoes / Rice Pilaf

Herbed Orzo / Sweet Corn Soufflé / Sweet Potato Bread Pudding

Optional Dessert Offerings

Assorted Miniature Delights / Peanut Butter Blondie's

Apple Empanadas with Fleur de le Cinnamon Sugar / Big Kid Rice Crispy Treats with Ganache & Nutella

Cheesecake Tini's with Vanilla Rum Cherries / White Chocolate Crème Brulee

Vanilla Pots de Crème, Salted Caramel

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