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Menus

Menus

Create letterpress wedding menus for each place setting at your wedding reception. 

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Why print menus?

Excite your guests for the meal ahead by printing sophisticated letterpress wedding menus. Menus are a great place to begin using your married, 3-letter monogram. Your menus can also do double-duty and serve as a place card for each place setting (work with one of our calligraphers to have the names of your guests hand-calligraphed on the top of each menu!). If a menu at each place setting is out of your budget, you can print a menu (or two!) for each table to share.

Menu etiquette

 If your guests were asked to select a meal choice when returning their reply cards its likely you weren’t able to go into too much detail due to space restrictions and pending menu details. By including a menu at your dinner reception you can elaborate on the cow and fish icon by explaining the meal ahead in mouth-watering detail. Your caterer can help you explain each dish and side dish so that your menu is as detailed as you wish. For guests with allergies or diet restrictions the menu provides them with an advance notice of what to expect, allowing them to talk with the waitstaff prior to being put on the spot when their dinner is placed before them.

Menu wording & etiquette

Menu with accompanying wine at each course

The wedding celebration of
Michael & Lisa Sullivan
May 29, 2015
Dining Menu
Ballontine of Muscovy Duck, Portobello, Spinach and Tomato Aspic
Served with Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label NV
Spring Salad of Asparagus and Tuscan Sheep Cheese with Rainbow Greens
Served with Grove Mill Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2002
Grilled Filet Mignon paired with Mahi Mahi and accompanied by Haricot Vert
Served with Domaine du Pesquier Gigondas 2001
Wedding Cake accompanied by Freshly Whipped Chantilly Cream

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Traditional menus

Menu for
Michael and Lisa
Boston Bibb Lettuce with Candied Pecans, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Freshly Sliced
Strawberries and Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette
Duo of Seared Tenderloin of Beef Au Poivre and Lobster-Stuffed Lemon Sole with Lobster Cream Sauce
Roasted Roma Tomato, Asparagus and Au Gratin Potato
Lavosh, Pan del Sol and Spelt Rolls with Nuts and Seeds
Vanilla Cake with French Cream and Raspberries and Chocolate Cake with Baci Mousse and Raspberries

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Michael + Lisa
05.29.15
menu
tomato & goat cheese salad
filet mignon et crevette
six ounce filet and four jumbo gulf shrimp served with asparagus, potato puree & béarnaise
lemon poppy seed cake with lemon curd filling
symphonie de petits fours

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