Office Etiquette for Inviting Co-Workers to Your Wedding

According to a U.S. News article, many engaged couples are unaware of the finer points of office etiquette and the answers to questions like, “Do I have to invite my boss to my wedding?” Continue reading “Office Etiquette for Inviting Co-Workers to Your Wedding”

Ask the Experts: Booking Hotel Blocks for Your Guests

Whether your hometown is right here in the Upstate, or you’re using Greenville as a destination spot, many guests on your wedding invite list will be inquiring about hotels and recommendations for where to stay when they mail their RSVP.

Continue reading “Ask the Experts: Booking Hotel Blocks for Your Guests”

The 6 Things Couples MUST Practice Before Their Wedding Day

Just as each detail with the decor, the cake and the guest list must be thought through carefully, couples should also consider paying close attention to a few key things before the big day. After all, if you’ve put all this time and effort into having everything be perfect, then you should practice to make it perfect! Continue reading “The 6 Things Couples MUST Practice Before Their Wedding Day”

Wedding Trends | Brunch Reception

Whether you’re an early bird who wants to have a morning wedding or someone who is a firm believer that breakfast food is the best kind of food, the 2016 Brunch Reception wedding trend is for you!

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The possibilities on what to serve as the main dishes for your brunch reception are endless! Utilizing a buffet (or build your own biscuit station or cereal bar) can give your guests the opportunity to try everything that your reception has to offer. But you can also have a plated receptions well! Allow your guests choose which omelette, crepe, waffle, or pancakes ingredients and toppings they would prefer and have waiters serve them at their table for an elegant feel.

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Cake

It’s no secret that deserts are an integral part of wedding receptions. Thankfully, there are many different cake options for your brunch reception that work beautifully! Have a cake of stacks of delicious breakfast foods or consider asking a your baker for a muffin batter cake!

Drinks

Making sure that your guests have appropriate drinks for your reception is a must! Coffee, hot chocolate, and tea bars are the perfect way to make sure your guests top off their delicious brunch food with some much needed drinks!

But what about Bloody Mary’s? Mimosas? Beer and wine? Liquid Catering‘s got you covered with their Wake-Up Bar! Give your guests the chance to enjoy their favorite alcoholic brunch beverages while enjoying the best breakfast foods!

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No matter what time of day, you can’t go wrong with a Brunch Reception! Visiting us for a consult soon? Be sure to tell us that you’re thinking about a Brunch Reception and we’d be happy to give some recommendations to assist you in your search for YOUR perfect vendor list!

Like these photos? Check out Cheryl and Phillip‘s brunch reception! Photos by Ryan & Alyssa Photography

Tips & Tricks | Love Your Bar

You have the dress. Your girls and guys know what they’re wearing on your special day. You’ve picked out your caterer, DJ, and florist. You definitely know what your colors are. Now comes one of the most important parts–the bar! Whether it’s a high priority on your list for your wedding or a detail that you decide on a month or two before, it’s important that you LOVE you bar!

A way to provide something extra to help your guests celebrate your love even more, your bar should have everything that you need for a good time and a good drink! Thankfully, Liquid Catering, the exclusive alcoholic beverage provider for The Old Cigar Warehouse, knows how to help you LOVE your bar!

1 | Keep it Local

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If you love your area, then showcase it to your guests! Feature local brews and wine for your guests to try and to demonstrate why your wedding location is better than the rest!

2 | Have a Signature Drink

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Signature drinks really bring an extra something to the table. Having a drink that is catered to your specific tastes or to match the colors of your wedding will really up the wow factor of your day! Giving the drink a cute and catchy name doesn’t hurt either!

3 | Pick Your Favorites

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The best part about choosing a package? Getting to pick your favorite beers, wines, and liqueurs! Choosing a package that matched your tastes and the tastes of your guests will not only make you and your guests happy, but will also make your night even more enjoyable!

4 | Have a Champagne Toast

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Even if you don’t have complete bar service or you opt for a mocktail bar, having a champagne toast will make kind words about you and your spouse even more special and will give you the opportunity to have some beautiful pictures of champagne flutes!

5 | Make It an Open Bar

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Having your bar be an open bar instead of a cash bar is the ultimate way to show your guests that you care about them having fun and also a great way to say thank you to them for coming! No matter what package you order, keeping it an open bar definitely goes the extra step to making your event a special one.