Wedding Planning

Six Family-Style Dinner Ideas for Your Wedding

Skip the buffet line and treat your guests to an intimate family-style meal, cooked to perfection by local caterers.


family-style dinner spread

Photograph by Francine Zaslow. Styling be Erin Riley/Ennis, Inc.

Clockwise from top left:

Roasted Chatham striped bass with English pea purée and mint vinaigrette, the Catered Affair.

Local-cider-braised chicken with leeks and tarragon, Cuisine en Locale.

Maple-smoked Vermont pork stuffed with kale, wild rice, Gala apple, and ginger-spiced cranberry, Max Ultimate Food.

Sweet potato galette with sage, chive cream, and smoked cheddar, Max Ultimate Food.

Native corn succotash with heirloom tomatoes, pickled red pearl onion, cucumber, and African basil, the Catered Affair.

Grilled shishito peppers, Cuisine en Locale.

Arrangements of spray rose, ranunculus, strawflower, hydrangea, protea, and eucalyptus, Mimosa.

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