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Menu Card Question

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#1 avramnanan

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    Posted 13 October 2008 - 05:20 PM

    I'm having a buffet dinner.. Is it required to have Menu cards for that?

    #2 Hitched Invites

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      Posted 14 October 2008 - 09:48 AM

      I don't think you are required to have menu cards at all, I think it is whether you want them or not, or how formal you are going. If you would like to include a menu card for each guest you could, but what about having an 8x10 piece by each station describing what is there. I have done that for a few of my clients.

      Hope this helps.

      #3 Mel&B

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        Posted 14 October 2008 - 09:57 AM

        Great question! I am having a buffet as well and I'm wondering the same thing. Hopefully more girls with chime in with their thoughts.

        #4 Jen_S

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          Posted 14 October 2008 - 10:07 AM

          I agree you do not have to I like Hitched Invites idea.
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          #5 avramnanan

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            Posted 14 October 2008 - 05:23 PM

            My wedding is an outdoor so it is informal. My centerpieces are small and there is not much on the table.... I think I will include a menu if I can make myself. Just to fill the table a little.Another question...would I include the candy buffet on the menu card?

            #6 RedDiamond

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              Posted 14 October 2008 - 05:31 PM

              I've been to a lot of weddings and I rarely ever see menu cards for buffets. However, I really appreciate when they are out. I'm vegetarian, so having a menu card helps me to know if I can eat certain items, because a lot of recipes use chicken/beef stock these days or the meat is so small I can't see it right off the bat. I know people with food allergies really appreciate menu cards as well.

              #7 cougs


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                Posted 14 October 2008 - 05:44 PM

                Originally Posted by avramnanan
                I'm having a buffet dinner.. Is it required to have Menu cards for that?
                it is never required to have a menu card, but i have been to a wedding that was buffet style that had one. i think it was nice to know what was up there before you hit the buffet line (i.e. you might not put chicken on your plate if you knew there was a beef carving station further down the line!). also, as someone else mentioned, they are definitely helpful for people with allergies or even the generally fussy. i say do it ... menu cards are one of those nice touches that dress up the tables a bit and don't cost much. very easy to DIY!

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