Congratulations to Michelle & Jeremy!! The two chose the beautiful Daniel Stowe as their ceremony & reception venue for their big day and we loved being a part of it! The ceremony was in Crepe Myrtle Grove, the cocktail hour was on the Orchid Conservatory Terrace, and the reception was in the Great Hall. See below for their delicious menu!
Venue: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Photos: Kasey Loftin Photography
Floral: Spring Vine Design
DJ: Z Brothers
Pre-Ceremony Hors D’oeuvres
Served to the bridal party
Miniature Crabcakes with chili lime aioli
Shrimp Cocktail Shooters with pepper vodka cocktail sauce
Ahi Tuna Lollipop with a Sapporo wasabi dipping sauce
Cocktail Hour Butler Passed Hors D’oeuvres
Vegetable Spring Roll with ginger plum sauce
Cuban-Style Skirt Steak with a zesty lime & cilantro sauce, served on a savory corn shell
Stuffed Baby New Potatoes with bacon & cheddar cheese
Cocktail Hour Displayed Hors D’oeuvres
Assorted Domestic Cheese Display with sharp cheddar, provolone, Swiss & pepper jack, accented with fresh berries & grapes
Bruschetta Bar with Southwestern bruschetta, classic Italian bruschetta & grilled vegetable bruschetta drizzled with olive oil
Roasted Garlic Hummus served in a boule bread bowl with pita crisps
Reception Displayed Hors D’oeuvres Stations
Crudite Display with Parmesan peppercorn dip
Display of Fresh Seasonal Fruits
Seasonal Fall Salad with Gala apple chips, spiced pecans & chèvre cheese tossed in a champagne vinaigrette
Mixed Greens Salad with cucumber, plum tomatoes, julienne bell peppers & carrots with ranch & balsamic vinaigrette
– Mashed Potato Bar –
Baby red new potatoes accented with roasted garlic & sun-dried tomatoes with toppings including: caramelized onions, hickory smoked bacon, cheddar cheese & sour cream.
– Southern Station –
Lexington-style barbecue with fresh lean pork shoulder basted with a vinegar-based sauce & spices, smoked over hickory wood. Sauces include tomato, vinegar & mustard. Served with biscuits, assorted rolls & cornbread muffins baked with Asiago cheese & jalapeño peppers.
Accompanied by Homestyle Macaroni & Cheese topped with breadcrumbs
– Chef-Attended Carving Station –
Slow Roasted Top Round of Beef & Roasted Turkey Breast each carved table side & served with a selection of freshly baked rolls, coarse ground Dijon mustard, horseradish sauce & tarragon mayonnaise.
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