Creative Wedding Food Presentations

   From personalized toothpicks to roaming trays, these mouthwatering catering ideas will help you plan the perfect cocktail hour.

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Display petit fours inside glass bell jars. Not only is it pretty, it’ll help ward off any bugs.

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Save your servers the trouble of having to explain dishes by utilizing a chalkboard tray.

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Royal Fig Catering created this cinnamon roll tree for a wedding brunch.

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Spice up dessert and get the party started with sparklers.

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This wooden table cocktail hour display was inspired by farmers’ markets.

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Inserted forks make it easier for guests to grab, eat and discard.

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Distressed furniture with shelves and cabinets are perfect for mini desserts.

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For a whimsical touch, display hors d’oeuvres on hanging platforms.

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Individual appetizer boxes are ideal for passing.


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Complement mini burgers and french fries with a lucite tower.

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Small baskets of fries are a fun nod to the frying basket.

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Food is art, so why not opt for a painting palette display?

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Personalize your appetizer toothpicks with flowers or flags.

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Roaming food stations such as this cheese cart are a crowd favorite.

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If carts aren’t your thing, roaming food trays are also a unique idea.

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Serve salads or noodles in food cartons with chopsticks.

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A shadow box tray allows you to display flowers, photos or a special symbol or monogram.

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These vegetarian spring rolls were placed in zucchini boats atop a bed of moss and flowers.

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