Welcome!

News Feed Item

Plan Your Wedding Menu in Gurgaon

Courtyard Gurgaon Helps Make Your Menu Planning Easy and Flawless

GURGAON, INDIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/14 -- Weddings in India emit a fusion of colour, energy, humility, love, and spirit of Indian culture, all mingled with contemporary sensibilities. One of the most integral parts of this occasion is food, which offers a perfect blend of various spices and flavours. There is one hotel in Gurgaon that helps make this part of the planning process easier for the couple.

"Couples to be" prefer keeping wedding menus authentic in accordance to their culture. It usually reflects the regional and cultural characteristics of the bride & groom. Courtyard by Marriott Gurgaon, a popular wedding venue in Delhi, recognises the importance of such elements and helps to customise the food menu according to one's taste. In recent times, many other cuisines like Thai, Continental, and Chinese have also become a part of the explicit feasts.

The menu for a wedding can be as simple or elaborate as the couple wants it to be, depending on the wedding budget and style of the function. One may want to stick to simpler dishes for an informal reception, or more gourmet treats for a formal one.

Coming from the renowned international restaurant in the Gurgaon hotel, here are a few points that should be kept in mind while planning a wedding menu:

1. Dining Scenario
Couples should decide whether they would like their guests to feast on a sit-down dinner or a buffet. Indians prefer the buffet system more as the other one requires an exact number of attendees for the occasion and is more formally organised. Choosing a buffet meal will also shorten the length by eliminating downtime between courses that are a routine in a sit-down.

2. Theme it
Theme weddings are already so popular; why not also customize the food service too? Theme-wedding menus create excitement and make the wedding a memorable event. It may even include the mannerisms, nuances of how the food is served because every small detail would make it impactful for a pleasurable guest. For instance, guests seated on the floor and food served on a banana leaf or in a Rajasthani thali would be quite interesting.

3. Centre of attention
The wedding day is all about 'the bride' and 'the groom'. You can plan a menu that has a special significance for both. For instance, if it was popcorn that was shared at a movie theatre in the initial days, then why not serve this at the wedding? When your guests will later think about what they ate, they will automatically remember the couple of honour.

4. Location Menus
Go over the menu provided by the site or the catering company. Look at all the options and narrow it down based on the budget. If some of the entrees or options may burn a hole in your pocket, just strike them out. Ask the coordinator about your choices; if you're allowed to select two or three options for guests, the buffet system and vegetarian selections and so on.

5. Taste it
Request a food tasting. Schedule a date when you can come in and taste several items from the menu. Bring your future spouse, a wedding party member or a family member to help you. Taste each selection with an open mind, remembering everyone has different taste buds. Take note of what you liked and didn't care for, in your wedding planning book. Most of the wedding locations come with their in house catering unless it is a farmhouse that you may have chosen. It's always a wise decision to go for a tasting session for a better judgment of the savoury. You sure want to serve the best food to your guests.

6. Presentation
While creating extraordinary catering menus you might want to complement them with highly designed settings. The final result should be a full-sensory culinary experience that transports guests to a bold world of celebrations.

7. Budgeting
30 % of a wedding budget falls on food. If you're on a tight budget, then cutting that amount down can go a long way to helping you stay on track. There's often a misconception that having a buffet instead of a plated meal saves you money. While this is usually the case, it isn't always so. Depending on the kind of buffet you're planning, it may require the same number of wait staff, and because more food is needed for a buffet than a plated meal, it can actually wind up costing more. But there are definitely food choices that can be done well in a buffet and save you money

8. Take advice
An experienced caterer not only helps you avoid costs, they also help you navigate issues like beverages, table linens, and even the timing of the occasion.

Weddings are a reflection of two different personalities and the promise of a life together. To keep your nuptial vows treasured, Courtyard by Marriott Gurgaon offers innovative wedding services and complete wedding solutions, from event planners, to banquet halls to group accommodations. Above all, the property has special chefs to prepare delicacies for the wedding feasts in accordance to the varied tastes and cultures of the country, along with the best advice possible!

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2498900

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact:
Executive Chef Ashis Rout
Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon
91-124-4888444
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/delgu-courtyard-gurgaon/

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that All in Mobile, a mobile app development company from Poland, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. All In Mobile is a mobile app development company from Poland. Since 2014, they maintain passion for developing mobile applications for enterprises and startups worldwide.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
In his keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Sheng Liang, co-founder and CEO of Rancher Labs, discussed the technological advances and new business opportunities created by the rapid adoption of containers. With the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and various open source technologies used to build private clouds, cloud computing has become an essential component of IT strategy. However, users continue to face challenges in implementing clouds, as older technologies evolve and newer ones like Docker c...
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
We all know that end users experience the internet primarily with mobile devices. From an app development perspective, we know that successfully responding to the needs of mobile customers depends on rapid DevOps – failing fast, in short, until the right solution evolves in your customers' relationship to your business. Whether you’re decomposing an SOA monolith, or developing a new application cloud natively, it’s not a question of using microservices - not doing so will be a path to eventual ...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICC-USA, a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. ICC is a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances to meet a wide range of ...
Coca-Cola’s Google powered digital signage system lays the groundwork for a more valuable connection between Coke and its customers. Digital signs pair software with high-resolution displays so that a message can be changed instantly based on what the operator wants to communicate or sell. In their Day 3 Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Chambers, Global Group Director, Digital Innovation, Coca-Cola, and Vidya Nagarajan, a Senior Product Manager at Google, discussed how from store operations and ...
Sanjeev Sharma Joins November 11-13, 2018 @DevOpsSummit at @CloudEXPO New York Faculty. Sanjeev Sharma is an internationally known DevOps and Cloud Transformation thought leader, technology executive, and author. Sanjeev's industry experience includes tenures as CTO, Technical Sales leader, and Cloud Architect leader. As an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Sanjeev is recognized at the highest levels of IBM's core of technical leaders.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
Without lifecycle traceability and visibility across the tool chain, stakeholders from Planning-to-Ops have limited insight and answers to who, what, when, why and how across the DevOps lifecycle. This impacts the ability to deliver high quality software at the needed velocity to drive positive business outcomes. In his general session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Eric Robertson, General Manager at CollabNet, will discuss how customers are able to achieve a level of transparency that e...
As Cybric's Chief Technology Officer, Mike D. Kail is responsible for the strategic vision and technical direction of the platform. Prior to founding Cybric, Mike was Yahoo's CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he led the IT and Data Center functions for the company. He has more than 24 years of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly-scalable architectures.
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or per...
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and ...