Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - January/February 2023 (Issue 96)

FOOD FOOD glorious The ultimate A to Z guide to wedding catering IS FOR AFTERNOON TEA Serving up an afternoon tea after the ceremony is the perfect addition to weddings. There’s something for everyone from sandwiches, scones, cakes and other sweet treats. IS FOR BARBECUE Sure to please, a barbecue is the ideal fit for a summer wedding. It’s simple to cater for all tastes and dietary needs, plus the theatre of the food cooking amongst you creates a wonderful atmosphere. IS FOR ENTERTAINMENT Combine catering and entertainment for the ultimate wow factor wedding. Molecular Magic Creative Catering Ltd is a family-run business that started trading in 2015. The team works hard to create bespoke packages for weddings; they can offer a traditional service or a more theatrical style for memorable experiences. Using the finest and locally sourced produce from the team’s tried and tested local suppliers, the multi-awardwinning company offers exceptional quality food that’s expertly prepared. All members are highly trained, professional with a friendly approach and love bringing the magic to events. Check out: IS FOR DOUGHNUTS There’s a reason doughnut walls have been so popular over the last few years. The wall not only looks great but will be a hit with adults and kids alike. IS FOR FAVOURS With many options available for favours, we’ve found that some of the most popular options incorporate treats. Why not opt for personalised sweets, biscuits, chocolate or perhaps mini bottles of your favourite tipple. IS FOR GRAZING One trend that has kicked off over the last year is grazing platters. Based in the heart of Southampton, Gilberts is a bespoke catering company that provides quality catering for special occasions. The team specialises in bespoke grazing tables and afternoon teas that will wow guests. With more than 12 years’ experience working in prestigious hotels, Gilberts is based on quality produce and sourcing the best ingredients to create delicious feasts tailored to suit your requirements. Check out: IS FOR COMMUNITY Why not book a company that gives back to the community? Munch is a family firm with five decades of experience running events. The company uses 100 per cent of profits to fund workshops to teach kids how to cook. The team specialises in building a food offering around your day. They’ve made classical fine dining wedding breakfasts with three courses, amuse-bouche and burritos served from a van. The team will always be transparent about their costs and will work hard to ensure your wedding is extra special. Check out: A B C D E G F Finding the perfect catering company is essential to creating wow factor weddings. Food brings people together and it’s something your loved ones will remember long after the special day. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate guide from sweet treats, traditional delights and alternative options – thank us later! IS FOR HOT CHOCOLATE Why not warm up your guests with a hot chocolate station for those colder months? Take it to the next level with marshmallows, chocolate flakes, whipped cream and different flavoured syrups. H CATERING 57