Some say that food is the top thing guests will remember about a wedding, so it’s an important factor to consider. Couples can choose from venues with great cuisine or opt for a variety of area catering companies
Alexander Event Catering
1101 Holland Drive, #25, Boca Raton, 561/243-2539
Why: This experienced, full-service company offers a range of cuisines and price points, accommodating events up to 4,000 guests. Sample menu items include everything from fresh Maine lobster bruschetta to mini beef empanadas.
Chez Gourmet Catering
1716 Corporate Drive, Boynton Beach, 561/740-9690
Why: Chefs and award-winning restaurateurs Sheri and Jack Jacobs bring a creative approach to their customized menu offerings and presentation. Don’t forget to ask about the chocolate chili molten volcano cakes.
Catering Concepts and Concessions
1599 S.W. 30th Ave., Boynton Beach, 561/704-5217
Why: Classical cuisine with a Caribbean flair is the specialty at this company, offering themed buffets—think Southern style, barbecue, Mexican taco bar, Mediterranean—alongside other planning services.
Palm Beach Catering
1109 25th St., Suite A, West Palm Beach, 561/833-1411
Why: This venerable luxury catering company, founded in 1964, serves up innovative dishes, artistic presentations and personalized service. Main course offerings include potato-crusted Chilean sea bass and oven-roasted venison loin.
Boca Joe’s Catering
1315 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, 561/901-5383
Why: Boca Joe’s provides crowd-pleasing international menus and stations for parties small and large at a good value. Their buffet-style option—featuring selections of pasta, meat, vegetables, salad and bread—starts at $24.95 per person.