When it comes to deciding what to serve as a main coarse for their wedding party, many of our clients narrow down the selections to beef or chicken. However, over the coarse of 2018, the Connecticut wedding caterers at Fitzgerald’s Fine Catering have served up a variety of food for our clients, which went far beyond the basic common selection of beef or chicken. The food at your wedding will typically be the most often discussed component of your wedding day, which is why it is important to have a full understanding of all of the possible options that are available to you and your guests.

It was a very busy year for the catering professionals at Fitzgerald’s Fine Catering. We performed our catering services for numerous wedding parties throughout the Fairfield and New Haven County areas. We noticed some growing trends over the coarse of the year such as clients requesting that craft beers and homemade specialty drinks be served at their wedding party along with communal food stations and family style meals that focus on using organic or regional ingredients. We have complied a list for you below of some of the more popular wedding menu trends we experienced in 2015.

Bacon infused cocktails: It is common knowledge that everyone loves bacon and it seems that in the year 2015, everyone really loves bacon. We experienced some unique requests of a bacon-infused Maker’s Mark drinks as well as Bloody Marys, in which the tomato juice is spiked with bacon-flavored vodka rather than using ordinary vodka. There are many ways that Fitzgerald’s Fine Catering is capable of working bacon into all aspects of your menu. You can contact us at (800) 368-1823 to find out more!

Fresh and locally sourced fruits and vegetables: It seems that everyone is eating organic these days, and what better way to eat healthy and support your local community than purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables for your wedding. Fitzgerald’s Fine Catering has worked closely in the past with local vendors from the Westport and Greenwich area to supply locally grown food for our wedding parties.

Introducing “comfort food” into your hors d’oeuvres and food stations. We have noticed an increase comfort food such as macaroni and cheese or hot dogs and hamburgers getting requested from our clients. This will give a much broader range of satisfaction among your guests, especially if there are children attending your wedding party. We will typically prepare comfort in small portions, which will give them a much more appropriate appearance for your wedding.

We hope the information in this article will be of assistance to you as you plan what will be one of most important days of your life. No matter how large your wedding party is, or what wedding venue you plan to hold it at, Fitzgerald’s Fine Catering provides everything you need for your Connecticut wedding reception or event party. Our personalized menus and unobtrusive service will make your wedding reception or any affair one to remember. Contact us today for a free tasting and consultation!

Fitzgerald’s Fine Catering of Black Rock, Connecticut performs catering services for Weddings, Corporate Events, Private Party, Birthday, Holiday, BBQ/Picnic, Brunch, Showers, Memorials Fund Raiser, Clam Bake, Our service area includes the following towns in Connecticut and surrounding areas; Fairfield, Southport, Westport, East Norwalk, South Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Trumbull, Monroe, Danbury, Brookfield, New Haven, Hartford, New London, Madison, Middletown and beyond!