When it comes to your budget, chances are a big portion of it will be spent on food and drinks for you big day. You’ll likely spend anywhere from a third to a half of your funds on catering, so it’s essential that you feel like you’re getting your money’s worth. Food, taste, presentation, and service all matter and help make your wedding as memorable as possible (for all the right reasons). Before you commit to a caterer, be sure… Read more »

See the theory of food and wine pairing in action with this easy to use chart. Then, understand the simple science behind food and wine pairing based on our basic sense of taste. You can learn the fundamentals of how taste components like sweet, sour, spice, bitter and fat go together. Then, try pairing wine by letting the characteristics of your food suggest your wine.   Source: The circles in the table only have two different sizes, small and… Read more »

Social Event

It’s a common dilemma: you want to have a signature cocktail for your wedding during your super-fabulous cocktail hour, but your bartenders are your brother’s friends from university. You love them dearly but also know that there is no way they can froth, swizzle, and shake drinks to order, and keep the drink line moving. In fact, even your hired bartender probably doesn’t want to muddle a hundred drinks in an hour (unless you’re having say, a craft bar wedding,… Read more »

We can talk about wedding styles, colour palettes, and décor for days (and days). But, one of the most important decisions you will make about your wedding is your menu and how your food will be served. There are quite a number of options to consider, but today we’re focusing on one: buffets. Here’s why we love the wedding buffet and hope you will too.     Reason #1. They’re less expensive. As a general rule, buffets are much less costly… Read more »