Choosing the right wedding catering style can influence the ambiance of your big day. Your menu selection and its presentation play an integral role in crafting an experience your guests will remember. Sky + Table Event Group, with its premier catering division, LA Chefs, understands this to the core. Located in the heart of Lethbridge and serving Southern Alberta, we’ve adorned countless wedding tables with exquisite culinary masterpieces. Let’s explore some wedding catering styles to consider for your special day, highlighting the characteristics of each to assist you in making an informed choice.


Buffets: The Array of Choices

Why it’s a Great Choice: Buffets provide an array of choices, allowing guests to customize their plates. It’s a wonderful way to cater to diverse palates and dietary requirements.

There are so many great options to consider from the buffet menu at the Countryside Barn.

Things to Consider: They can lead to longer waiting times and may require more space.

Best For: Larger weddings where variety is key, and guests are more laid-back.


Plated Dinners: Elegance Personified

Why it’s a Great Choice: Plated dinners are the epitome of elegance. They offer a structured and sophisticated dining experience, with the chance to curate a detailed menu.

Browse these delicious plated options at the Coast Hotel.

Things to Consider: It requires prior knowledge of guests’ preferences and may limit the variety of options available. Sometimes the cost per guest may be higher compared to a buffet.

Best For: Formal weddings to help create a premium experience, and where guest preferences are known in advance. Intimate weddings where a more personal feel is desired. With a smaller guest list, you can devote more budget to catering options. 


Interactive and DIY Food Stations: Engage and Delight

Why it’s a Great Choice: Food stations create a lively and interactive atmosphere. Guests can engage with chefs, ask about the food, and even customize dishes on-the-spot.

Have fun with your wedding catering at the Norland Estate. You can choose from Chef Action Stations like a taco bar or mashed potato bar, or even Late Lunch options like a build your own poutine or carnival snacks such as mini hot dogs and cotton candy.

Things To Consider: This style may require more staff and could lead to queues if not efficiently managed. Ensure there are options available for guests with dietary restrictions.

Best For: Fun, informal weddings where guest engagement and experience are paramount.


Whatever Your Wedding Catering Choice Is, We Can Help

As you explore the world of wedding caterers, know that LA Chefs offers all these styles and more, ensuring every plate resonates with your vision and taste. When you choose us as your wedding caterer, you’re not just choosing a service; you’re opting for an experience tailored just for you.

So, which catering style resonates with your wedding vision? Are you seeking the versatility of buffets, the refined touch of plated dinners, or the engaging charm of interactive stations? Remember, it’s not just about the food; it’s about crafting memories that linger long after the final bite. 

At Sky + Table Event Group, home of the premiere Alberta wedding catering, we’re here to guide and support every detail of your wedding planning journey. Let’s create a menu that mirrors your love story. Reach out to us, and let’s make your wedding dreams come true.