Consider a Catered BBQ for Your Summer Wedding

A Wide Variety of Barbecue Catering Ideas for Your Outdoor Wedding Reception

Outdoor BBQ Grill wFlame at a Summer WeddingThe summertime is certainly synonymous with many activities in and around the City of Toronto, such as cottage weekends, days at the beach, baseball and soccer, and boating, to name only a few.  It is also the time for at-home pleasures like enjoying the backyard pool and a barbecue; yes, there is something magical about the aroma from a barbecue permeating the neighbourhood on a beautiful summer evening.

Summer is also a time when many couples plan their weddings, often outdoors, to take advantage of the ambience afforded by a warm, sunlit venue and the aesthetics of trees and flowers in full bloom.  Well, if two of the traditions of summer are barbecues and weddings, just imagine the synergies of a barbecue-style wedding reception.

A BBQ wedding reception can accommodate the formalities associated with this special day while providing the wedding party and guests alike the opportunity to appreciate a more casual social and dining atmosphere.  And to alleviate any pressures or concerns for the wedding party and their families, all of the meal preparations and service can be capably and professionally managed by the experienced catering staff at Ida’s Kitchen.

For over 30 years, Ida’s Kitchen has been providing imaginative and great-tasting meals for all types of wedding receptions, including BBQs, and in a variety of outdoor Toronto venues.  The scope of BBQ catering menus available from Ida’s Kitchen consists of the following, with each option including one or more salad and dessert selections:

  • Classic – burgers, hot dogs, and salad
  • Deluxe – the Classic plus chicken breasts and corn-on-the-cob
  • Southern – blackened chicken, ribs, salmon, roasted potatoes/yams
  • Kebob (new) – shrimp, chicken, pork or beef, wild rice pilaf, grilled fruit
  • Caribbean – jerk chicken, shrimp skewers, Jamaican burgers, rice/peas
  • Special Occasion – beef tenderloin, salmon fillet, rice or roasted potatoes
  • BBQ Upgrades – cheeses, caramelized onions, mushrooms, roasted peppers

In addition to the above menus, Ida’s Kitchen is pleased to collaborate with the wedding planners/party on customized barbecue catering ideas that will meet any explicit needs and tastes of their guests.

Toronto Catering Services Offering Unique and Memorable Wedding Receptions

BBQ Served at a Summer WeddingOutdoor summer weddings are indeed special occasions, times when family and friends come together to enjoy each other’s company and to share the joy of a most significant day in the lives of the newlyweds.  Conversely, outdoor summer weddings should not be a time when family members and friends are engaged in activities that keep them away from delighting in the same experiences as all their guests – activities such as setting up the venue, ensuring that the meal is served on time, and overseeing the bar service, etc.

To make certain that this special occasion is completely worry-free for the hosts and the planners, Ida’s Kitchen offers a complete range of supplemental services to complement their menu preparation and meal service.  These additional catering services can include:

  • Themed decorations
  • Tent or canopy rentals
  • Set-up of tables and chairs
  • Plates, cutlery, linens, and glassware
  • Onsite chefs, serving staff, bartenders
  • Clean up, break down, and trash disposal

With the insight and expertise of Ida’s Kitchen, a summer wedding and an outdoor BBQ reception can go hand-in-hand.  Call Ida’s Kitchen today at 905-313-0599 to get the plan in place for a unique and memorable dining experience for all your wedding guests.

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