Tightwad’s Ways to Save on Wedding Food

Tightwad’s Ways to Save on Wedding Food

Everyone knows that food is one of the biggest components of a successful rehearsal dinner and wedding reception, and one of the biggest costs. With some creative thinking, you can whittle down your list of must-haves to create a workable plan that will make everyone happy.

  1. Ask friends and family if they would be willing to cook for the reception in advance. Perhaps you have a relative who is a budding chef and would like to help out!
  2. Select lower-priced entrees such as chicken instead of beef, or pasta instead of scallops. Simpler vegetables — like broccoli instead of asparagus, for example — will also help cut costs. […]