Wedding Reception Style: Ideas for Reception Cocktails With Class?

Q:

I'm having a candlelit, Friday-night wedding at 7 p.m. What's appropriate for the wedding reception? We aren't going to have a seated meal. How can I pull this off with class?

A:

Sounds like the perfect excuse for a cocktail party, or simply champagne and cake. There are many ways to have a classy wedding reception without a seated meal. You might want to hire waiters to pass hors d'oeuvres to guests, and enlist a jazz combo or string quartet. It'll look so luxe, guests won't even miss dinner!


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