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Guests Will Absolutely Love these Appetizers

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Summer’s almost here, and if you want to have a summer wedding in Louisiana, you definitely want to make sure your wedding menu is perfectly aligned with the weather outside (and the amazing ingredients this season’s got to offer!).

So, how do you create wedding appetizers that are absolutely delicious and more than suitable for summer? We have gathered some of the best ideas to inspire you – so read on and find out more.

  • Watermelon treats. What could be more summer-inspired than watermelon itself? Juicy, refreshing, and really, really tasty, watermelon can be served in a multitude of ways. You can settle on the simple way and just serve watermelon triangles on sticks (children will love these healthy popsicles!), or you could serve something more special, such as watermelon bites topped with basil leaves and goat cheese. Delicious!
  • Again, this is an all-time favorite of summer treats, and you have a lot of ways you can serve it at your wedding in New Orleans. You can incorporate them in refreshing fruit brochettes, or you can include them in delicious savory and sweet salads (arugula, strawberries, and cheese make for a wonderful combo!). Either way, they will be a delight for everyone invited!
  • Scrumptious, and almost decadent, these fruits are made for summer treats. Serve them on top of fancy salmon and cheese sandwiches for a sweet touch that’s unique and delicious, or serve them stacked with bacon and cheese for the kind of appetizer guests will definitely come back to.
  • Caprese salad. Want to infuse your wedding with a fresh Italian dish everyone is bound to absolutely love? The classic caprese salad can take as many shapes and sizes as you want. Our suggestion is serving yours on little sticks (one cherry tomato, one basil leaf, one mozzarella ball, all drizzled with just the tiniest amount of balsamic vinegar). If you want to bring your caprese a bit closer to home, grill mozzarella and stack it between tomato slices – it will make for a great fusion between the classic caprese salad and the loved-by-all grilled cheese sandwich.

 

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Top 3 Appetizers to Serve at Your Spring Outdoor Wedding

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Winter may still be very much present in our lives, but a lot of you are probably planning a spring or summer wedding. Of course, everybody knows food is a very important element in the entire Big Day – but what are some of the most delicious South-inspired appetizers you could serve at a spring outdoor wedding? We have some ideas for you – read on and find out more.

  • Spinach Dip. If you are looking for a healthy dip to add to your appetizers’ menu, spinach is one of the go-to options for a classic Southern wedding. For a less-than-classic, but absolutely delicious twist, add sour cream and sweet onions to your dip mix – it will go so well with all the fresh veggies spring will bring along!
  • Antipasto platter. An all-time classic as well, the antipasto platter can be a really amazing appetizer to place on the tables at your wedding reception. Of course, you could add a couple of new twists (such as rolling goat cheese through fresh parsley for a fresh and spring-like look) – but the secret to a finger-licking delicious antipasto platter will always be the quality and freshness of your ingredients, so remember to invest in that!
  • Pickled tomatoes. Fresh, delicious, and more than suitable for a spring wedding, pickled tomatoes can become wedding material when you choose the right variety (e.g. baby tomatoes, instead of the larger ones). Of course, serving them in a nice-looking bowl or will make them look even more appealing to your guests!

 

Looking for someone to help you with your wedding food? Contact Food Art Inc. in New Orleans! Our experience in delivering exquisite catering services, our passion for perfection, and our true dedication to making couples happy will all be at your service!

New Orleans Wedding Food Bar Ideas You’ll Love

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Food bars are a very special touch you can bring into your New Orleans wedding day. Although food has always been served at weddings, these bars have a unique quality that makes them downright fascinating for brides and grooms planning their wedding, as well as for guests who simply want to have fun celebrating their friends’ love story.

What are some of the wedding food bar ideas you haven’t heard of before, but which will really appeal to you? Read on and steal some inspiration.

  • A pie bar. This is absolutely perfect for a wedding planned in the Southern spirit – because, let’s admit it: what could be heartier, more welcoming, warmer, or more delicious, other than a table filled with the sweetest pies your guests have ever tasted?
  • Spud bar. Everyone loves potatoes. Mashed or fried, wedges or crinkle-cut, tater tots or baked – potatoes are simply universal. Organize a cute spud bar for your guests to snack on and they will definitely love the idea!
  • Hot chocolate bar. This is just perfect for the upcoming cool season, so if you want to have your wedding in the next few months, be sure to plan this hot chocolate bar! Provide people with different types of hot chocolate and toppings to warm up their bodies (and their souls) and you will win their unending love!
  • Croissant bar. Planning a brunch wedding? That’s a wonderful idea, especially if you want something elegant, but less pricy than a traditional dinner wedding! Pamper your guests with a variety of croissants and patisseries beautifully arranged on a special table – they will find it amazing!

 

Looking for a talented and reliable wedding catering service in New Orleans? Contact Food Art Inc. and allow us to be the ones who delight you and your guests with the best foods in the area. You will love us, just like all of our previous clients have done it!

These fashion rules will having you looking sharp as the groom for your wedding!

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Sure, traditional society may put a lot of emphasis on the bride. What she does during wedding planning, how her hair is done on the Big Day and even the way she walks, talks and smiles on her wedding day are all under permanent spotlight.

In modern days though, things have changed quite a lot. Not only isn’t the bride under constant “scrutiny”, but the duties and the excitement of a wedding are shared between the two members of the couple.

If you’re a groom-to-be, you know this better than anyone. And you know you want to look really great on your big day too. How to do it? Here are some fashion and style rules for grooms to remember:

  • Your suit or tuxedo should match the bride’s attire and the wedding party as well. They don’t have to be of the exact same colors, but they should coordinate in one way or another. This is not an absolute rule to follow, but it’s definitely a great idea.
  • On the other hand, you do have to make sure your suit/tuxedo meets the formality level of the event. You really don’t want to be underdressed or overdressed for your own wedding!
  • Also, please keep in mind that your attire should fit not only your body shape, but also your size. This is precisely why attending fitting appointments is so crucial for the success of your look on the wedding day.
  • Last, but not least, don’t forget to sneak in some accessories full of personality too. A classy watch or even a funky pair of cufflinks can transform the most basic tuxedo in a true fashion statement – and this will surely make you feel amazing.

Searching for a wedding planner or catering professional in New Orleans? Contact Food Art Inc. and allow us to deliver the very best in the entire area! We guarantee you will not regret having chosen us!

 

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Wedding traditions have been present for years, take a look at the top ones you should still follow:

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Surrounded by a veil of traditions and customs, weddings are among the happiest and most important events in people’s lives. If you’re planning your own Big Day, you are most likely excited about the upcoming event – and you want it to be spectacular, unforgettable and truly magical as well.

However, which are the wedding traditions you should still follow? With so many superstitions and customs for just about anything wedding-related, it can be hard to decide – and this is why we have gathered some tips to help you with this. Read on and find out more about the wedding traditions you should definitely follow!

  • The wedding rings. They are not just mere pieces of jewelry – they are symbols of your everlasting love and of the grand commitment you are making to each other. These small precious circles on your fingers symbolize eternity, love and cherishment – so yes, you should definitely stick to this tradition.
  • The cake. The sweet treat at the end of the night is a really great tradition everyone loves. If you are not particularly fond of cake though, you can have a smaller one for the “Cutting of the Cake” moment and serve your guests other delicious sweet treats that would replace the traditional tiered dessert.
  • The bridal bouquet. Let’s admit it: carrying a beautiful bouquet down the aisle looks absolutely wonderful and it is so tightly connected to our idea of a wedding ceremony that it would be a real pity to “dispose” of this tradition. However, if you want to be more unique, you can surely give your bouquet an authentic twist – such as making it with heirloom brooches or paper flowers, for example.

Here at Food Art Inc., we want to help you have the wedding of your dreams. We have years of experience in planning unforgettable events, we love what we do and we can provide you with exquisite wedding planning services for your New Orleans wedding – so give us a call and let’s talk about your dream wedding right now!

 

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Create a wedding reception timeline to help your big day run as smoothly as possible!

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Planning a wedding is very much about the details – and about organizing them in a way that flows well and makes a lot of sense. For instance, your wedding reception timeline is one of the most important wedding planning elements – so make sure you take your time with it, so that your big day runs smoothly and flawlessly.

How do you do this? How do you plan a wedding reception timeline that really makes your big day be perfect? We have gathered some tips to help you with this – so read on if you want to find out more.

  • Think of how much time you have. Some brides and grooms choose to have only a two-hour cocktail reception, while others choose to have a four-hour seated dinner party. Whichever you choose, make sure your wedding reception timeline is well-aligned with how much time you have at your disposal.
  • Know the basics. Regardless of how long you want your wedding reception to be, there are some basics that shouldn’t miss out. Some of the most important parts of a reception include (in their traditional order): the first dance, the father-daughter and mother-son dances, the toasts, the cake cutting and the farewell dance. Depending on your preferences, you might also have a bouquet toss and a garter toss moment as well (they are usually done after the cake cutting and before the farewell dance).
  • Be clear about when food is served. If you want to have a cocktail party, food can be served throughout the entire program (except for the special moments, such as the first dance, when food serving should be paused). If you want to have a seated dinner reception, the food should be served after the wedding toasts and first dance (but before the father-daughter and mother-son dances).

Searching for the most exquisite wedding planner in New Orleans? Food Art Inc. is here for you, then! Contact us and find out more about our services. Hire us for your big day and we guarantee it will be absolutely flawless and gorgeous!

 

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Escort cards can be created very unique, but did you know that there are edible options as well?

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Escort cards make it easier for the guests to find their seat and start to celebrate as soon as they reach your wedding reception. And although it is not mandatory that you make these as unique as possible, the truth is that your escort cards can make a fun, delicate and personal addition to the entire wedding theme.

Sure, you may have considered a wide range of options when it comes to your escort cards – from what fonts to use on them to how they should be shaped. But did you know that there’s always the option of having edible escort cards at your wedding?

We have gathered some of the best ideas to inspire you in creating escort cards that are unique and delicious – so read on if you want to find out more.

  • They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away – so why not offer your guests a very healthy treat before they start celebrating with you? Even more, why not make this treat an escort card as well? Stick small leaf-shaped pieces of paper to each of the apples and write your guests’ names and their tables on them – it will look really adorable.
  • Pick your favorite cookies or sweet treat (be it cupcakes, macarons or pretty boxes of your favorite candy) and stick your escort card information to them. This looks playful, it will sweeten up your guests and it will add a personal touch to your wedding too.
  • If you and your future spouse have a favorite type of soda (or homemade juice), pour it in mini-bottles and personalize them with unique, cute labels (you can even toss in a pun or a joke, if you want to). Add your escort card info on the labels (or stick it on the neck of the bottle) and allow your guests to find their seat at the most amazing wedding they have ever been to!

Searching for a wedding planner in New Orleans? Food Art Inc. can help you put all of your wedding details together in a seamless, flawless way. Contact us, find out more about our services and do not hesitate to hire us for your Big Day – it will be MAGICAL!

 

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