Italian wedding menu at wedding receptions

Brides and grooms planning a destination marriage, don’t forget about Italy, because the opportunities that exist here are unlimited. Together with my colleague…
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an assortment of appetizers are displayed on a platter
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Italian food. And of course Italians won’t be themselves if they don’t drink coffee. I would but coffee on the same level with water. It was 1 a.m. and they were drinking espresso.
several different types of cigars on display in a box with straw and other items
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
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two bottles of alcohol sitting on top of a table next to cakes and desserts
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
What to serve in Italian wedding dinner. With main courses Italians like to drink either red or white vine, depending on what they eat. And after the dinner men usually have something stronger.
a bowl filled with liquor bottles on top of a table
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Catering in Italy. Actually there are no limits for guests. You can drink as much as you can. The catering company has to fuel everyone with anything requested.
a chef is holding bottles of wine in an ice bucket
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Aperol Spritz. They start with aperitivo — light snacks with light alcohol, mostly champagne. In summer they also like to have Aperol Spritz — a refreshing bitter cocktail. Personally I don’t drink alcohol at all, but I still remember some of the flavours.
there are many wine glasses that are on the table and ready to be filled up
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Aperitivo matrimoni. I would also like to draw your attention to the way Italians drink at weddings. The fact is that I’ve never seen a drunk guest at the wedding dinner. And there are several reasons for it.
a three tiered wedding cake with figurines on top and blood dripping down the sides
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Unique wedding cake. James is keen on paintball game. Therefore friends decorated the cake in such style.
a white wedding cake with pink flowers and greenery on the table in front of a stained glass window
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Italian wedding cake. There were two wedding cakes. The first and the big was a classic one. The second – special for the newlyweds.
there is a bowl of food on the table with wine glasses and desserts around it
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Wedding deserts. I could not believe that all these things can be eaten after such a dinner we had. I was wrong.
there are many desserts on the table ready to be eaten and served for guests
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Italian deserts. One kilo of sweet everything at 1 a.m. is the best ever end of any party. Again there were so many things to try more than the eyes could take in. Wedding cake, little cakes, tiramisu, chocolate, caramel and sweets.
an assortment of desserts on a silver platter with candles and plates in the background
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Desert. I don’t know whether it was good or bad, but we missed the last hot dish. It was steak with backed potatoes. I only could see its perfection in shape and to feel the breathtaking smell, while I was taking the photos. At that moment some of guests were ready with a special surprise for the newlyweds and together we went inside.
the tables are set with wine glasses and candles
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how to arrange tables for wedding with 150 guests. And we ate. Yes, we tried all the dishes and they all were amazing. Pasta is not light and one can’t eat much of it. But the chef managed to cook the most popular italian dish the way everyone enjoyed it!
a chef is preparing food on a tray
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Italian wedding food. During the dinner the bride and the groom were wondering from table to table to speak with the guests and to take a group picture with every family or company. Our team of professional photographers and videographers was also under sweet control of James. Several times during the evening he came up to us asking whether we felt well and whether we ate.
the table is set with wine glasses, plates and utensils
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Wedding reception in Italy. There were three courses of pasta! Three times for 150 guests. And with every new portion the taste was more and more delicious, so that no one could resist.
candles are lit on a table with flowers in vases
Italian Wedding Banquet and Traditional Food
Decorated wedding tables. The first course was pasta. Nothing special, just absolutely delicious fettuccine with a source. Waiters were flying along the garden with huge pans full of pasta delivering the meal hot and fresh to all the guests.