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Where To Begin

Envision your perfect day…

Planning a wedding can initially seem like an overwhelming and daunting task. As your caterer, not only will we design and create your perfect meal, we’ll guide you through the process right from start to finish. Envision your perfect day, and rest assured we will have you covered every step of the way!

LET’S GET STARTED

Wedding Consultation and Planning Support

Planning your dream wedding can be an exciting yet sometimes overwhelming journey. When choosing EdgeCeptional Catering not only will we provide you with an outstanding culinary experience,  we will work with you to oversee many of your event details along the way. We will provide you with a list of our trusted vendors and help you answer any questions you may have.

Let’s get Started – a few questions we will need to know before we start

  1. Have you chosen a date and venue?
  2. Have you hired a wedding planner?
  3. Have you decided on a style of catering? (Cocktail, Buffet, Family Style, Plated)
  4. Do you have an overall budget for catering? We can help explaining the associated costs to create a realistic budget.
  5. What are some of your favorite foods?
  6. Will you be serving alcohol and what types? (Beer, Wine, Spirits).
  7. Will you have a hosted bar (you are covering the cost) or a cash bar (your guests will pay for their drinks)?
  8. Do have any particular decor ideas, color, themes or style?

Choosing a venue

This is a critical first step, not only will your venue selection determine the date of your big day but will also determine a number of catering decisions. Depending on your venue and the amenities available on site this will help in planning your vision and overall budget. We work in many venues and are familiar with their benefits and challenges. Please refer to our list of preferred vendors for assistance in selecting a venue that best suits your needs. We are happy to provide any guidance and recommendations for the perfect venue for your big day.

  1. Does the venue provide furniture such as table and chairs?
  2. What kitchen facilities are available to us for preparing your outstanding meal?

Choosing a Caterer

Next to your significant other we are your other best choice when it comes to a wedding partner! Seriously, a quality caterer provides more than great food. We provide assistance with many of your planning details and support you with event logistics at the venue, other vendors and giving you supportive advice along the way. We offer a complimentary wedding consultation which is a great tool to assist in setting a path clear of many of the details involved in your wedding day. Rest assured you are in the best hands with us!

The Proposal

Now we have a clearer vision of your perfect day and considerations of all of your event requirements, let us build you a customized proposal that incorporate your vision and realities of your cost allocations. Our team of chefs will customize a menu reflecting your choices in food and personal styles that will create a starting point for the perfect meal. Our detailed proposal will reflect the estimate of food, staffing, rentals, event management, gratuities and taxes to give you a starting point of overall costs. As we progress through the planning process, there will be many decisions that will be made that will create change – we are very transparent with our costs so there will be no surprises later. We can make some initial revisions to assist you in making your decision clear about choosing EdgeCeptional Catering as your catering partner.

The Decision

By understanding the personal and the difference EdgeCeptional Catering will make for your wedding celebration, we would be honored to be chosen as your wedding caterer. At this point, we secure our partnership with a booking deposit and signed contract. We will be truly privileged to be part of your special day of celebration.

The Private Tasting

You have selected a menu and now it is time to have some fun. As part of our catering services we invite you to book a private tasting at our restaurant so you can truly understand the quality of culinary exultance we will provide. This is one of the most enjoyable and important parts of your wedding planning. We will prepare your chosen menu for you and your partner and welcome your families to join you (up to 6 guests including yourselves). You and your partner are complimentary; we charge a nominal fee for your additional guests to join in the event. This is a memorable night for you all, allowing us to present to you your menu. This is a great opportunity to discuss your menu in detail ensuring we can make the finer adjustments to suit your tastes along with discussing many aspects of your celebration.

To entice your palate and assure EdgeCeptional Catering is your optimal choice for your wedding day,  we can offer a tasting session prior to your confirmation. We are happy to offer a custom tasting session for you and your partner to better experience our food for a fee of $ 250. With confirmation of you booking this cost will be deducted from your final invoice.

The Journey Forward

From here on out we will exchange emails, calls and visit your venue together to discuss logistics and finalize all of the details including your rentals. During this time, many decisions will be discussed and changes will occur. We will keep you up to date with revised quotes so you know where your costs are allocated. Your timelines, decor details, day of coordination and everything in between will be discussed and assured that each and every detail is covered. You are in for a brilliant day of celebration for you and your guests to relax and enjoy – Rest assured you are in great hands. We’ll be there for you every step of the way right up until every last dish has being put away!

PREFERRED VENDORS

Venues

False Creek Yacht Club * Exclusive Caterer*  

 http://www.fcyc.com/
P: 604-682-3292 – ext 123   Darcy Goodrich

UBC Botanical Gardens  –  http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/   
P: 604-827-0670

Heritage Hall – http://www.heritagehall.bc.ca/
P:604-879-4816

Science World  * Preferred Caterer*  http://www.scienceworld.ca 
P:604-443-7440

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts http://www.chancentre.com
P: 604-822-2188    Carl Armstrong

Creekside Community Recreation Centre 

604-257-3050

Performance Works
P:604-687-3005

Scotiabank Dance Centre
P: 604-606-6400

The Rounhouse Community Center

P: 604-713-1800

Rentals

A & B Party Time Rentals
P: 604-879-5281

Decor & Rentals

Elizabeth Stanley Event Design
P: 778-868-3650

Niche Event Style
P: 604-818-1849

Floral

Garden Party Flowers  – Amy Hu
P: 604-731-2737

Photographers

Butter Studios  – Gina Chong
P: 604-782-6460

DJ’s

Fusion DJ Entertainment

Hot Wax DJ Services

Wedding Planners

Refresh Events

604-209-5774

Smitten Events

604-328-7502

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