7 Cool Ideas of Summer Wedding Food

Summer wedding food is rather a tricky issue. It’s crucial to make up an inviting menu which compliments the season. No matter what type of wedding you plan, make the most out of the delightful in-season food on offer.

So, let’s have a look at 7 amazing summer wedding dinner menu ideas.

Seafood

Seafood wedding menu

Seafood wedding menu

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Seafood is among the best summer wedding menu ideas. It’s a must for beach weddings and an advisable option for other wedding types. Seafood is especially good for daytime receptions and remains a great idea for evening celebrations. For instance, you may have crostini topped with small pieces of tuna, fresh oysters or salmon rolls.

BBQ and Grill

Wedding BBQ

Wedding BBQ

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Undoubtedly, BBQ is a perfect addition to the outdoor wedding menu ideas for summer. A plate of barbecue ribs and wings would taste really good on your wedding day. You may also grill steaks of beef or salmon. Moreover, try to complement meat with grilled vegetables. They taste especially great in summer.

Seasonal Canapes and Appetizers

Wedding canapes

Wedding canapes

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Seasonal canapes and appetizers must always be among summer wedding menu suggestions. Try incorporating in-season flavors, using fresh food which can be easily grilled, prepared and served fresh to your guests. For instance, caprese salad will be a great addition to your wedding menu.

Fresh Rolls

Fresh rolls

Fresh rolls

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No, we aren’t talking about adding Japanese food to your wedding but offer you to add rolls made of fresh vegetables to your wedding reception menu ideas for summer. They can go with a delicious sauce or may be complemented with seafood or chicken.

Fresh Fruit Salads

Fresh fruit salad

Fresh fruit salad

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While choosing outdoor wedding food ideas, don’t forget about fruits and berries. You can use them separately, but it’s better to make salads and arrange them beautifully. Whipped cream can be added as well. What’s cool about fruit salads is that they don’t only taste great but also look very beautiful. In such a way, you get a cool edible table decoration.

Ice Cream

Wedding ice cream

Wedding ice cream

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What refreshes better than ice cream? It’s one of fantastic summer wedding food ideas, especially if you have a daytime ceremony or plan an outdoor wedding. Clearly, the ice cream can’t stand on the table all day long, so it’s important to have a fridge to store it before serving. In some cases, ice cream is used instead of a traditional wedding cake. However, we’d better have both these desserts.

Refreshment Drinks and Cocktails

Wedding refreshment drink

Wedding refreshment drink

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Of course, summer wedding menu needs to include some refreshment drinks and cocktails. You may try Frozen Pineapple Margaritas, Mojito, Frozen Peach Sangria or Hibiscus Limeade. Don’t forget to add lemonade or ice tea for kids and people who don’t drink alcohol. Additionally, take into account that it’s normal to serve beer at semi-formal weddings.

Clearly, this list of summer wedding food can be prolonged with more delicious ideas. However, we have given you a starting point, which will inspire you for more great foods and drinks for your summer wedding.

Lesly White
 

Hi everyone! My name is Lesly White. I am the chief editor at TheBestWeddingDresses.com Blog. I am obsessed with wedding dresses and everything, which is related to weddings. In my posts, I like to share the ideas of wedding gowns and accessories as well as provide brides with tips on how to prepare for a wedding.

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