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Lobster roll appetizer for wedding cocktail hourLooking for some food and beverage inspiration for your Connecticut wedding? Browse our archives to get ideas for your wedding menu, signature drinks, desserts and a lot more!

 

We work with our CT wedding planner clients to craft and curate a specialized menu for their wedding. From farm to table to 7 course white gloved service, our planning and coordination services help you as a couple create a memorable menu. Interested in learning more about our CT wedding planner services? Be sure to contact us if you’d like to learn more about how we can help you plan your CT wedding!

Food & Beverage

Royal Wedding Viewing Party Cocktail Ideas!

Royal Wedding viewing party cocktail ideas! The Windsor Knot

Now that we’ve entered into the month of May– we’re getting excited for all things Royal Wedding! We’ve been busy putting together ideas for the viewing party we’re hosting alongside our friends at The White Dress by the shore. As we prep for Price Harry and Meghan Markle’s spectacular wedding on May 19th, we want to encourage you to host your own Royal Wedding viewing party! Thankfully, we’ve taken the guess work out of what drinks to serve as you…

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Nautical New England Signature Cocktail: Ginny Gin Gin Punch

Nautical signature drink: ginny gin gin punch

  Summer is just around the corner… and I know what you’re thinking: I need a new gin signature cocktail! We love when our clients have fun with the signature cocktails for their wedding. As their wedding planner, they’re always asking for our advice on what to serve as a signature drink. Let’s be honest: we never shy away from cocktail hour AND we feel its part of our job to research cocktails, we’re always up to do a little…

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3 Questions to Ask Your Caterer During Your Tasting

3 Questions to Ask Your Caterer During your Food Tasting

Crafting a wedding menu is one of the best parts about planning– especially if you’re a foodie! We’ve worked with a lot of couples on curating a unique and delicious menu for their Connecticut wedding. Most caterers will give you the opportunity to come in for a tasting. During the tasting, you’ll taste items you’ve selected for your wedding day menu to get your menu justright. It’s also an opportunity for the caterer to gauge your palette; what you like…

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A Big Impact with Mini Food & Beverage Pairings!

We’ve touched upon food displays, but let’s dip into what you put on those displays. Not only should you have fun with the presentation, but also with what you’re serving as well! One way to do this is to marry your favorite spirit and guilty pleasure snack. What could better than a bourbon-spiked vanilla milkshake and fresh baked cookies on the side? I took a little love from one of our favorites, Peter Callahan, and his creative genius of all…

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Food & Beverage Parties & Celebrations

Top Five Ways to Celebrate Fall

This morning I woke up to the unmistakable feeling of fall. The chilly air and the changing leaves get me thinking about how I love to celebrate the season. Fall is the perfect time to throw a party in your backyard. Invite friends and family over for comforting snacks, like mini sliders paired with fall beers. (I love any type of pumpkin ale!) Set out a stack of flannel blankets and light a bon fire for homemade S’mores. Anything apple…

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Food & Beverage Wedding Cakes & Confections

Food as Decor

Let’s face it, food is fun and it is one of the most memorable aspects of your event. Brides are now looking for more ways to make the day reflective of their individual style and what guests eat is becoming one of the first places they look to do this. It is also an element that you are going to be including in your budget, so you should work with your caterer and confection designer to go a step above…

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Top Five: Indulgent Party Eats

I think we’re all in agreement that food is one of the most important things at an event. And since we’re kicking off our new blog series all about parties, I thought sharing the top five snacks that we, quiet literally, drool over would be the best way to get started. I love these food suggestions because they are perfect for any occasion. While pancakes and doughnuts are fitting for a bridal brunch, I’d happily chow down on those sweet…

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Recipes from A Thyme to Cook’s Linda Sample

A Thyme to Cook’s owner, Linda Sample, shared with us some insight into planning your next party in our December Issue of A Jubilee Event. Have you subscribed? Find two of their favorite recipes below– and thanks to Linda and her chef’s for sharing! Crabby Patties 2 lbs lump crab meat 2 tsp lemon juice 3 eggs 2 tbsp mayonnaise 8-12 oz plain bread crumbs 1 tsp salt 1/8 th tsp ground white pepper ½ red bell pepper 8 oz…

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