Why we do what — wedding traditions explained

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With wedding season upon us, here’s an interesting look at what each of these common traditions means, from the wedding reception experts at Jacquie’s Gourmet Catering: ·      Exchanging wedding rings The wedding ring has ties to ancient Rome where a ring placed upon a woman’s finger meant ownership by her husband. ·      Wearing wedding rings […]

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Thinking out-of-the-box for your wedding reception

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Weddings and wedding receptions should reflect the tastes, personalities and culture of the couple hosting and starring in the festivities. To that, we say, absolutely! Bravo!! Indeed, make your wedding all about YOU! It should be memorable and unique. Have some fun! And – count us in! at Jacquie’s Gourmet Catering. We have endless ideas […]

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A tasty Sixpence open house

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It was a fine evening for an open house at The Sixpence, an elegant new event space at 4400 North 1000 East, in Whitestown. This particular open house was especially for brides and grooms shopping for a wedding/reception venue, and to sample reception catering foods to help choose a caterer. Naturally, Jacquie’s Gourmet Catering participated […]

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How do you know how much food to prepare and serve?

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Successfully catered events require planning and attention to detail beforehand. Careful planning can reduce overall spending and food waste without sacrificing the requests of the client or the satisfaction of the attendees. As with everything in this world, experience is the best teacher. And – there is a formula (of course!) At Jacquie’s Gourmet Catering, […]

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Wedding numbers are way up!

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After a steep drop in 2020 due to the pandemic, the number of marriages in the U.S. is set to explode this year, according to experts at The Wedding Report, an industry research firm. In fact, the number of U.S. weddings in 2021 is expected to hit 2.77 million—more than twice what we saw last year and a […]

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Party bookings are up!

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Summer is here… and masks and restrictions are largely a thing of the past. So grateful! Another sign that life is headed back to normal is that party bookings are up – way up! There seems to be quite a bit of pent up yearning for postponed family reunions, wedding receptions, corporate events, and the […]

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Celebrating a ‘second time around?’ We gotcha covered.

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Planning any wedding can be stressful. But planning a second wedding presents its own unique challenges. Everyone has an opinion on what is or isn’t appropriate from what you should (or shouldn’t) wear to whom it’s appropriate to invite (Exes? Former in-laws? Friend couples from your first marriage?) More than one couple has compared planning […]

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