#3 – Gustaaf Boshoff – Plan Your Wedding Menu

Gustaaf Boshoff (@GustaafBoshoff) – the Head Chef and creative driving force behind Stir Food, one of South Africa’s leading catering companies. He talks about the biggest challenges he and his team has faced while working in kitchens of Wedding Venues and what you should keep in mind when planning your wedding menu. He tells us Plan Your Wedding Menu, Food that works and what to avoid – the differences between plated and buffet menus plus the pros and cons of each.

Topics discussed

  • How many courses should be served?
  • What is a food station?
  • Costing: food and hiring equipment – what is the average price per head?
  • Buffet vs Plated Menu – which is best?
  • Questions you should ask your caterer
  • Cost-cutting tips

 

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Next Week’s Episode:  

Photographer to the elite Shanna Jones (@shannajonesweddingphotography) tells us about her travels, how her background in fashion photography and interest in architecture influences her wedding photography. She reminisces about her 20 years photographing weddings and gives advice on what makes a great wedding picture, how to choose your wedding photographer, and what it takes to make it in this cutthroat business.

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If you have any questions on today’s podcast or you want to ask Gustaaf Boshoff a specific question, please leave them in the comments section of the blog and we’ll be glad to help and find some answers, even discussing them in upcoming podcasts.

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