Your big day is right around the corner, and you want every detail to be absolutely perfect— including the food. After all, food plays such a vital role in creating an unforgettable celebration. But we’re not just talking about the taste. Presentation is just as important as your catering choice. And if you’re fed up with the same repetitive wedding food displays, we totally get it!
To help spice up your reception or cocktail hour, we’re introducing you to one of our favorite trends for food lovers: grazing tables. These masterpieces are a large snack spread complete with a variety of nibbles like cheeses, cured meats, vegetables, fresh fruits, breads, etc. It’s an ideal choice for couples looking for a relaxed and interactive catering option. The perfect touch to any celebration, regardless of your wedding size or budget.
Need a little extra inspiration? Get ready to feast your eyes on some of our favorite wedding grazing table displays that your guests will eat up.
1. Uniquely Vintage Green Prairie Sod Farms Wedding
Holly and John have always wanted a wedding showcasing classic traditions, like a champagne tower, a multi-tiered piped cake, and a formal church service. But they also loved the idea of adding their own personal spin to the festivities. With that in mind, they set out to create a Green Prairie Sod Farms wedding loaded with vintage charm, meaningful touches, and fun twists on a rustic farm celebration… read more here.
2. Intimate Outdoor Micro Wedding Inspiration
Playing off the historic ruins and medieval gardens of Abbaye d’Aulps, this outdoor micro wedding inspiration shows us how two contrasting elements can beautifully tie into an elegant, cohesive look. Using a vibrant color palette, airy florals, and glittering details, Prune Weddings and a talented team of vendors brought to life a styled shoot by combining old-world charm with modern romantic elements… read more here.
3. Vibrant New Orleans Wedding With DIY Galore With Wedding Grazing Table
Chalise and Madeline admittedly love to DIY pretty much everything in their lives, so naturally, their wedding was no exception. Planning a wedding can be equally stressful and exciting, but the couple had a lot of fun bringing their wedding vision to life. With the help of their family and friends, they did an impressive job at crafting a vibrant New Orleans wedding with personalized DIY details galore… read more here.
4. Wedding Grazing Table With Pizza
5. Modern Classic Wedding at The College Hotel in Amsterdam
Bailee and Alex wanted a destination wedding in a place where their close family and friends could explore with them. They chose Amsterdam–and it was stunning! After accidentally stumbling on The College Hotel while touring multiple venues they didn’t love, they knew it was the perfect place to host their dream day. With the help of expert planner In Style Wedding Management, they pulled off a classic affair complete with avant-garde touches, chic white and gold decor, and a wedding cake–from Lindenhoff Cheeses–made entirely of Dutch cheeses… read more here.
6. Ristic Wedding Grazing Table With Fresh Greenery
7. Four-Day Outdoor Black Bear Ranch Wedding
The days of cookie-cutter weddings are long gone, and we’re seeing more and more couples break free from traditional wedding planning expectations. Cash and Izaac are no exception. During their planning process, they had one goal in mind: create a day that fully aligns with who they are as a couple. And with the help of their talented team of vendors, they nailed every detail–from the boho outdoor ceremony to the reception under the stars… read more here.
6. Cleveland Grazing Table for an Intimate Wedding
7. Intimate and Luxe Palace Garden Wedding Inspiration
Flourishing wildflowers and crawling greenery combined with regal romantic details—this palace wedding inspiration shows how understated elegance can beautifully blend with opulence to create a modern wedding fairytale. Beth Beresford Photography and a team of talented vendors played off the grand architecture and ornate interiors of the Shrubland Palace. By using creative displays of blooms by The Fleur Girl, the team showcased a nature-meets-luxe vibe… read more here.
8. Colorful and Glamorous Backyard Garden Wedding
There’s no denying that the wedding industry has completely transformed over the past couple of years. We went from grand affairs in ballrooms to smaller nuptials in backyards. But just because you’re saying “I do” at your family home doesn’t mean that your day has to be any less extravagant–and Paola and Mario’s backyard garden wedding is proof that it can be as simple or as glamorous as you want… read more here.
9. Classy and Funky Bread Bar Celebration With Wedding Grazing Table
Free-spirited, colorful, fun, and bursting with personality—Jess and Libby’s Bread Bar wedding was the perfect combination of classy and funky. The couple along–with their planner Kendra Kimball–made sure to tie in their love for family, travel, music, and food into their big day to create an experience where everyone felt special… read more here.
10. Elegantly Ethereal Maine Wedding at Chebeague Island Inn
If simple elegance and Maine wedding vibes are your thing, you’re sure to fall for Elizabeth and Ed’s ethereal day at Chebeague Island Inn! The couple tied the knot in a waterfront ceremony surrounded by their closest loved ones and continued their party with a stunning, tented outdoor reception that featured sweet florals by Lani Toscano Design, charcuterie boards, and so much more. Read more here.
Wedding grazing tables are just one tasty way to add a touch of uniqueness to your cocktail hour or reception. And with food playing such an important role in tying your overall wedding theme together, catering should be at the top of your priority list. If this sounds like you, here’s everything you need to know about wedding catering in one place.