[QUOTE=JuliaR;1220983]I need help with menu choices:
These are the options for private reception. Anyone give advice on what to pick? I get one from each course. Oh the decisions!
Hi everyone. I have been reading this for some time now and have only barely made a dent in all the posts. Getting married May 31 2010 at 4pm at the Royal PdC. Feeling very frustrated and questioning my decision to choose Real Resorts.
1) Julia & others - doesn't it seem weird you have to choose only 1 option from each course? How likely is it everyone will want to eat the same thing? I think this is BS, it just seems ridiculous. I am waiting for a response from them after requesting more options. We are doing the Mayan wedding, the 1 page menu we were given is different than the other ones I have seen and not that appetizing actually (caviar cream sauce? yuck! blueberry sauce on a salad - also yuck!). Can any other brides confirm that they served only 1 dish at their reception? How did that work for you?
2) Wedding Coordinators - agreed that things at the MI office are completely messed up, with horrible service. Worked with one, she left and no-one told us, practically had to beg to get a new one assigned. We now have "Aja" who has not been that pleasant. I get the feeling she is young and overwhelmed; she seems to have no empathy for an nervous bride. This alone would make me discourage others from choosing a Real Resort for a wedding.
3) We are doing the Mayan ceremony, which I have not seen anyone post about. We picked it because we are not religious but like the Mayan wedding tradition (standing in a circle, being blessed by nature, etc). Don't have a good sense for how the ceremony will flow however - if there is a time for exchanging vows, participation of guests,language). Also curious how authentic our 'Shaman' will be; the "mayan warriors" look pretty hokey if you ask me (not getting them), but hopefully the Shaman IS a traditional healer/leader. If anyway has had this wedding or been to one, would love to hear from you.
Thanks to all for your great posts. Looking forward to more!