Wedding Trends for 2018

In 2017 H & H Catering were proud to be awarded Best Wedding Caterer at the NSW Restaurant & Catering Awards followed soon after by a Bronze at the National Awards. At H & H Catering we are always looking ahead to see what is new and trending so that we can ensure our brides are up to date with the latest food, beverage and styling.

For everything food & dessert related we have seen the rise as of late towards a more casual and relaxed feel of shared platters and grazing tables. Fresh and local trends carry forward as people are still opting for organic and healthier foods for their guests. We are proud to be founding members of the Food Collective Central Coast and always look to purchase fresh local produce whenever possible.

Lollies and lolly bars have started to take a backseat as more couples are choosing mini dessert bites for their guests and wedding cake served as dessert has taken over the more traditional plated dessert.

Cocktails have become more popular recently with tendencies for fruit or seasonal themed cocktails and satellite bars. There is also an increase in gourmet coffee stations and other non-alcoholic drink options.

In the past few years it has become a thing to have a unique wedding location. This is continuing as well as the rise of destination weddings. Disconnected or unplugged ceremonies are on the rise with late night parties remaining common. Various areas with an assortment of high cocktail tables, lounges and separate seating are in full effect.

You will still see the rustic, vintage, romantic, bohemian, garden, barn and fairy tale themes.
In addition, there has been a growth towards high drama lighting, modern and industrial, woodland and enchanted forest themes moving forward in 2018.

Again, more relaxed, intimate, cocktail mixer type parties where guests can mix and mingle, with live entertainment are taking precedence over more formal seated events.

Our professional staff are here to answer any questions you may have in regard to the ultimate wedding experience. To make an appointment with one of our team please call us on 1300 714 332 or visit us at the following Wedding Expo’s in January:

Central Coast: Gindurra Park Twilight Wedding Expo – Thursday 11th January, 5.30pm – 8.30pm.
Newcastle: Wests Newcastle – Sunday 14th January, 10am – 2pm.

Make an Enquiry Call: 1300 714 332

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Kerry Harman

With a sound and professional catering establishment behind her, Kerry has developed the company profile via strategic marketing and personal involvement. Kerry has 25 years experience in the food service industry including, function Coordinator, the establishment of a cafe, menu design, food service manager, purchasing, and sales.