the weather outside

Is frightening, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a great time to have a wedding! Winter typically means lower rates for your wedding venue and sometimes the professionals that will be doing your flowers, photography, and music. We get lonely in the winter;...

sips and bites

the coolest, coolest innovative way to create a cocktail hour that will surprise and delight your guests is to present them with a food and beverage pairing presented together. At Epicure, we present large trays with “couples”; mini marguritas with little...

Grazing, take two

How’s this for a new twist on wedding receptions? Not quite buffet style, not sit down style, not quite a cocktail party, but some of all three. Seating is casual, not place card dictated, and as each table fills with guests, beautiful little platters are placed...

better to give than to receive

You may want to personally thank your wedding ceremony guests with a receiving line. You may not realize that if there are 100 of your nearest and dearest, it will probably take about 20 minutes. Why not start the celebration right after your “I do”s! Have...

All in the family

When you’re thinking about your reception, you might want to consider having one course served “family style”, whether the rest of the meal is buffet or plated. A beautiful salad or pasta course that can be passed around will give your guests a...