Mouth-watering main dishes and delectable desserts. Deciding on a wedding menu can be an overwhelming task, but these stars pulled it off perfectly. The Knot revisits the weddings of 10 celebrity couples who served up delicious fare at their nuptials.
Appetizers and Entrees
The couple served a gourmet burger bar at their ranch summertime wedding in California. “It was gourmet burgers and there was a vegetarian burger and then there was a beet burger,” the couple’s wedding planner previously told The Knot. “Plus, applewood bacon, every cheese you could imagine, lettuce, tomato, onions, guacamole, caramelized onions, pickled carrots, pickled cucumbers. It had broccolini. It had vegetables. It had waffle fries and shoestring sweet potato fries and it had garlic aioli. It had a tarragon mustard, it had a homemade ketchup, tomato ketchup.”
Kate Middleton and Prince William
It was upscale all the way for this royal couple’s April 29, 2011 wedding. Their first course included marinated South Uist salmon, Lyme Bay crab, wild Hebridean langoustines, and a fresh herb salad. The second course was lamb, spring vegetables, English asparagus, Jersey Royal potatoes, and sauce Windsor. Dessert included Trio of Berkshire honey ice cream, sherry trifle, and chocolate parfaits.
In October 2015, a menu card from the royal wedding sold for $1,250.
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake
During their October 19, 2012 wedding in Italy, the adorable newlyweds and their loved ones dined on hors d’oeuvres such as lobster and mini caprese salads before digging into a four-course meal, which included steak and sea bass, according to E! News.
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
When they married on June 9, 2012, this famous duo called Estancia Churrascaria, a Brazilian steak house, to cater their wedding in Austin, Texas. The menu included Brazilian steak, chicken wrapped in bacon, and pork sausages with cheese bread, Entertainment Tonight reported.
On their wedding day back on September 27, 2014, the newlyweds and their guests dined on a Tuscan-inspired culinary menu. According to E! News, the spread included ravioli filled with lemon and ricotta, blue lobster risotto, and Chianina Tuscan beef.
Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec
The former Dancing With the Stars duo, who fell in love as dance partners on the show, created a relaxed-but-luxe atmosphere alongside celebrity wedding planner Mikey Russo for their July 31, 2016 wedding.
The couple opted for a mix of elegant dishes with fun finger foods. Along with petit fours and orange marmalade-chocolate dipped strawberries, guests were treated to Australian lamb chops, roasted beef tenderloin, and pigs in a blanket (a Herjavec favorite).
In order to keep their intimate, April 4, 2008 nuptials under wraps, the couple’s families prepared a homemade dinner for their 40 wedding guests. Beyonce herself helped cook Creole fare, while the groom’s grandmother cooked oxtails.
“My favorite part was when we put all of this home cooking on that fancy china,” Beyonce later told Giant magazine. “It was special.”
Anna Camp and Skylar AstinThis duo’s five-tiered cake at their September 10, 2016 union was simply stunning, and the flavor combinations must have satisfied each and every sweet tooth. Beneath Crushcakes’ signature frosting were three different options, including salted caramel, carrot cake, and lemon berry. The bottom two layers were made with Rice Krispies treats.
Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson
For their third wedding ceremony on New Year’s Eve 2016, these lovebirds went the elegant route with a 1920’s-themed party.
According to People, Phoenix-based bakery Heart Sweet Cakes created a black and gold cake with six layers of decadent flavors, including vanilla cake with strawberry buttercream and vanilla bean buttercream, and Devil’s food cake with Reese’s peanut butter cup buttercream and chocolate buttercream.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
When they tied the knot back on August 16, 2008, these brides asked their personal chef to prepare a vegan dinner for their 19 guests. After the meal, wedding-goers enjoyed a vegan red velvet cake, according to CBS News.