One of the most important aspects of your wedding reception is your cocktail hour. While you may think all cocktail hours are the same, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Having some unexpected and fun wedding finger foods is a great way to impress your guests.
What is a wedding finger food you ask? For us at SEG, it’s a wedding appetizer that is easy for guests to eat while mingling with the other wedding guests. The key for a successful cocktail hour is to mix a variety of wedding finger foods so you offer a little something for every taste. Below we have chosen five delicious wedding finger foods from our own menu.
Wedding finger foods that top our list!
1. Chicken Tempura Lollipop with Vanilla Dijon Dipping Sauce
This fan favorite is will have you heading back for seconds! Deliciously battered chicken drizzled in a lovely vanilla Dijon dipping sauce all in a bite size portion.
2. Spicy Butternut Squash Bisque
If you are having a fall wedding, this sensational soup sip will be sure warm up your guests. The tiny cup is the perfect portion size to transform soup into a true wedding finger food. We offer a variety of flavors of our soup sips that will go with any season or wedding theme.
3. Caramelized Leek and Potato Croquette with Bacon Jam
When it comes to flavor, this amazing wedding finger food will not disappoint. The standout feature is by far the bacon jam. Its sweet, its savory…it’s always a hit at our events.
4. Braised Beef Short Ribs over Creamy Polenta
Looking to pack a serious punch during your cocktail hour? Delight your guests with our famous braised beef short ribs over creamy polenta. Don’t let the small portion size fool you, this appetizer is filling enough to satisfy even the biggest of appetites.
5. Artisan Pizzette Station
Who doesn’t love good old pizza? Our gourmet flatbread pizzette station offers a variety of finger food size choices of America’s favorite meal. Made with fresh vegetables and fine cheese, you can offer a selection of flavors including Margarita, Red Grape & Gorgonzola with Balsamic Drizzle, Shaved Sirloin & Arugula, Crispy Prosciutto, Chevre, & Fig.
6. Shrimp Display
Impress your guests with a heaping display of jumbo black tiger shrimp with house cocktail sauce and lemons. This wedding finger food allows your seafood loving friends and family to fill their plates and enjoy!
Want more info?
These wedding finger food options are just the start of what our culinary team offers at SEG. Check out our full menu to see all our amazing food and beverages options. Be sure to work with your Event Producer to see what our culinary team can do.
Are you looking for other great ideas to make your cocktail hour stand out? Check out our blog, The Ultimate Cocktail Hour: How To Impress Your Guests. Here you will find some amazing inspiration for an amazing cocktail hour celebration!
By: Dana Bates