wedding food guide

Wedding Food Guide For Your Big Day

From entrees, main course, and to desserts, we’re here to talk about wedding food your guests will love. 

They say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. So the food isn’t something we want to neglect for your big day. 

So first up, let’s talk about appetisers or entrees— hor d’oeuvres as the French would like to call it. It’s the wedding food that’s served before the wedding ceremony or at the reception as the guests wait for the bride and groom.

wedding food appetizers

1. Appetizers

Appetizers are small dishes or small plates that’s easy to grab and munch on may it be standing or seated as guests wait for the main course. Here are some appetizing appetizers your guests would love:

  1. Tacos
  2. Shrimp Cocktail
  3. Skewers
  4. Flatbread or Sliders 
  5. Anything Stuffed
  6. Salad Boats
  7. Mozzarella bites with vegetable or meat

More here.

2. Main Course

Next, one that should never disappoint; Main Course. After a couple of small plates, in comes the long awaited main course that guests look forward to. Like the main character in a movie, this is the wedding food’s main attraction.

When planning for your main course you have to consider different kinds of guests with different types of preferences and dietary restrictions. Here’s a safe formula when planning for your wedding food main course: 


Vegetables, can’t go wrong with that. Salad or steamed, add in butter to amp the flavour if you wish. Potatoes, such as: gratin, fries, baked, or mashed definitely don’t sound disappointing.  

After choosing the side of your choice,


You could choose probably 2-4 depending on your desire but it’s best to have options since some opt for fish or poultry rather than beef or pork.

Here are some common main course ideas that your guests would love:

  1. Pork Chop 
  2. Fish fillet
  3. Salmon with sauce
  4. Steak
  5. Herb Roasted Chicken
  6. Pasta
  7. Beef / Pork with sauce 

Common options but you can definitely elevate it with a variety of flavours.

And lastly,

wedding food dessert

3. Desserts

From fruits to brownies depending on one’s desire. A little bit of everything to balance out the savoury dishes because we want to finish on a sweet note! Here are some dessert ideas:

  1. Pudding
  2. Fruits
  3. Truffles
  4. Parfait
  5. Doughnuts
  6. Mousse Cups
  7. Anything ala mode 

Planning your wedding food might sound like a lot of work but it’s more of just planning a whole set and making it cohesive. In addition, you don’t have to do plan it alone. With Urwedding, we can help plan, visualize and execute you entire menu from entrees to main course, dessert, and even to liquor, making it one complete set that your guests would enjoy.

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