Yummy Goodness Catering of Virginia Beach

As you plan your wedding you want every detail to be perfect, from the bridal gown and flowers, to the catering for the reception dinner. If you are planning a wedding in Virginia, one catering company with an enviable reputation for excellence and glowing accolades from satisfied customers is Yummy Goodness Catering, Virginia Beach. This company specializes in fresh, local and yummy food, offering customized menus to suit your taste and budget. From their small beginnings, Yummy Goodness Catering has grown through word of mouth, with delighted customers singing their praises.

Yummy Goodness offers two sample wedding menus on their website, with prices inclusive of service and rentals. Lemonade and Virginia sweet tea are included, but alcoholic beverages are not. Alternatively you can devise your own wedding menu in consultation with Yummy Goodness chefs. Their ideas for seasonal dishes using only the freshest local ingredients are innovative and temptingly scrumptious. They can devise a truly southern menu to reflect Virginia’s finest food, and cater for vegetarians and vegans in the most imaginative way. You don’t need to be a vegetarian to be tempted by heart of palm, roasted garlic, Kalamata olive tapenade, marinated fresh mozzarella, grilled eggplant, Sage and Portobello mushroom turnovers and seasonal salad.

For a taste of southern charm Yummy Goodness comes up with the goods in dishes such as fried green tomatoes with goat cheese, Appalachian chow, brown sugar bacon, pickled beets, lump crab and corn fritters, and buttermilk soaked fried chicken. Even the freshly made home-made breads are distinctive, with the choice including bacon cheddar jalapeno cornbread and fresh yeast rolls with honey butter. From cocktail hour bites to entrees, sides and desserts, Yummy Goodness food creations are always fabulously innovative and served with an eye for exquisite detail.

To whet your appetite in anticipation of the wedding feast Yummy Goodness tempts with amazing food choices including candied apple pork belly skewers, jumbo lump crab cakes with chili lime aioli, roasted chicken breast in honey mustard bourbon sauce topped with crispy onions, wild caught salmon with fresh dill and lemon wheels, blackened shrimp on cheddar grit cakes, and lemon and fresh herb risotto cakes.

Yummy Goodness Catering is highly recommended by delighted customers and receives rave reviews on the Wedding Wire. The company is lauded for its professionalism, attention to detail, magazine-like presentation, superb staff, phenomenal food, flexibility, communication and accommodation to personal tastes.

Customers stress how invested the chefs are in creating a memorable day. One reviewer even noted how prepared Yummy Goodness was for any contingency, equipped with a back-up generator when the venue’s electricity failed. Wedding Wire reviewers awarded Yummy Goodness Catering top marks in every area, giving five stars to the company’s quality of service, responsiveness, professionalism, value for money, and flexibility.

Once you have set the date for your wedding you can arrange sample tastings for your wedding reception and even the rehearsal dinner. With your catering decision made you can relax certain in the knowledge Yummy Goodness Catering is committed to exceeding your expectations.

317 Village Rd Suite 106
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Contact Info
Phone: 757-962-1000

Harvest Moon Catering in Charlottesville

Exceptionally rave reviews have been awarded to Harvest Moon Catering in Charlottesville, Virginia by satisfied clients that have used their professional services as wedding caterers. The company receives outstanding accolades on every front, from the high quality food to the dedication offered by the wedding coordinators and highly trained staff. Starting with the promise of having ‘the recipe for your perfect day’ Harvest Moon seamlessly coordinates wedding day receptions, catering for all your needs.

Harvest Moon Catering in Charlottesville
Harvest Moon table setting at a wedding banquet.

Harvest Moon Catering can provide all the essentials, from tables and chairs through to crockery, cutlery and linens, for whatever style of wedding you prefer. They work to fulfill your desires, be it a buffet, plated service or an upscale barbecue. In addition to food they provide the drinks for the champagne toast and the cake cutting ceremony, and offer food stations during the cocktail hour.

Experienced wedding coordinators are committed to ensuring every detail is as you imagine. The company offers an initial free tasting session so you can choose the menu and specify any number of requirements ranging from gluten free to vegan. Harvest Moon prides itself on offering seasonal menus using the freshest local produce, and is flexible, adapting to any changes you suggest before the big day. Wedding coordinators listen to your vision and bring it to life, helping you with table arrangements and planning a menu within your budget. The menu is tailored to suit your personal preferences and no detail is too small to be considered, down to the color of the napkins.

Harvest Moon Catering in Charlottesville

From servers to bartenders, the staff appreciates how important your wedding day is and want to make it one you will remember. The professional team make sure someone is on hand to be attentive to the needs of the bride and groom, ensuring they have drinks and the chance to eat.

As you plan the menu for your wedding you can take inspiration from the tempting hors d’oeuvres, main courses and desserts their chefs have created for other weddings and events. Using seasonal fresh local produce the hors d’oeuvres samples include bacon wrapped scallops with lemon saffron aioli, grilled local asparagus with shaved Parmesan, fresh peach wrapped in local surryanno ham and zucchini fritter with chive crème fraiche.

Main courses feature delicious dishes such as grilled trout with wilted arugula, crispy braised lamb, seared pork tenderloin and butternut squash ravioli. Moorish desserts include blueberry cheesecake, petite fig tarts, mini chocolate whiskey cakes and vanilla roasted pears in puff pastry. The company liaises closely with local suppliers to ensure quality products.

Harvest Moon Catering in Charlottesville
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Not surprisingly the many five star reviews awarded to Harvest Moon Catering praise the exceptional quality of the food and its presentation, with many noting it stands out as superior and above expectations for wedding fare. Reviews can be viewed on popular wedding sites The Knot, Wedding Wire, Wedding Bee, and Borrowed and Blue: where happy clients praise the professionalism, exceptional service, flexibility, patience, communication and quality food they have experienced when using the services of Harvest Moon Catering.

3352 Berkmar Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Contact Info
Office: 434-296-9091
Kitchen: 434-296-3294
Fax: 434-296-9644

Valley Pig Pickin’ catering in Woodstock

Valley Pig Pickin’ catering in Woodstock

Let’s face it, the groom is often side-lined from the wedding arrangements as he may find it hard to muster interest in the nuances of the perfect place setting or an elaborately drawn up seating plan. One sure way to spark his interest and make him feel an essential part of the planning is to opt for an informally catered wedding with a difference. A wedding barbecue is something he will want to be involved in and will show him how highly you value his preferences.

Valley Pig Pickin’ catering in Woodstock
Brides carrying on the squeamish tradition of kissing the BBQ pig for future good luck.

Valley Pig Pickin’ in Woodstock, Virginia offers a barbecue wedding catering service, the ideal choice for outdoor summer weddings and receptions held around the state. The relaxed environment of a barbecue is sure to appeal to your groom far more than a traditional sit-down formal meal. Fun loving and adventurous couples can guarantee a good time at their wedding when they choose a barbecue, and it holds a rustic chic appeal.

Outstanding reviews have been awarded to this professional catering service by satisfied clients, who have praised the friendly and efficient service, the company’s responsiveness, and delicious food with astounding flavor. You will need to make additional arrangements if you wish to serve alcoholic beverages at your wedding as Valley Pig Pickin’ only offer iced-tea, lemonade and soft drinks, served with ice. The company does provide plastic glasses, and plastic and paper for the buffet style food.

Valley Pig Pickin’ catering in WoodstockThe big attraction of Valley Pig Pickin’ is that it roasts a whole pig on site in a custom barbecue pit. The meat is cooked over coals and smoked wood, sending a delicious aroma to your guests as they circulate. The company will work with you to prepare a menu to suit your style and taste. Promising “if it flys, swims or walks, we can BBQ it”, the available menu options extend beyond pit roasted hog to include baby back ribs, prime rib roasts, smoked chicken, lamb roasts and pulled pork. If you prefer locally sourced meat the company can accommodate your needs with pasture raised pigs and chickens from Shenandoah farms.

In addition to barbecued meats, Valley Pig Pickin’ can cater to vegetarians with grilled veggie burgers and smoked portabella cap mushrooms. A tempting array of appetizers is available, including hot wings, smoked shrimp, stuffed mushroom caps, scampi cocktail, veggie and salad trays, cheese and crackers. Sides are traditional barbecue fare featuring favorites such as BBQ smoked baked beans, potato salad, pasta salad and smoked mac & cheese. Fresh bread rolls, cornbread and homemade sauces from family recipes complete the wedding menu. If your guests have any room left after feasting on tasty barbecue and all the trimmings there are desert options of brownies, fruit salad and fresh fruit platters.

Valley Pig Pickin’ catering in Woodstock
Wedding reception catered by Valley Pig Pickin’.

You can guarantee if you present your groom with the option of a barbecue wedding catering service you will pique his interest and make him more involved in the wedding planning. An informal and fun barbecue wedding reception is one that is sure to be enjoyed and remembered by everyone.