Should You Use A Wedding Planner

French Cut Chicken from Custom Catering by Short Stop
French Cut Chicken from Custom Catering by Short Stop

French Cut Chicken with Asiago Cream Sauce by Custom Catering by Short Stop

After about a week of basking in the glow of your engagement, you start to think about all the details that need to be attended to for the actual wedding. This is where the rubber hits the road, when the real work of planning your wedding begins. There are so many details in regards to your vision, budget, the food, decorations, seating charts, fittings, and the list goes on! Many brides (and their mothers) wonder if a wedding planner is the right move.

Oftentimes the lists and timetables available on The Knot, on Pinterest or in wedding magazines are enough. Or you can use one of the many apps available that are designed to keep things on schedule and on budget. Custom Catering by Short Stop has Event Planners who will assist you with all aspects of the planning of your food and beverage catering, and even have day-of-coordinators to alleviate the stress on your big day. But sometimes having the outside help of a wedding planner for everything else can save you time, aggravation and even money.

You might want to consider a wedding planner if you can check yes to one or more of the following:

  • You have a short engagement or are way behind in planning
  • You have demanding jobs that do not allow you to conveniently meet with vendors
  • You don’t have the assistance of the mother-of-the bride, knowledgeable bridesmaids or friends
  • You’re having a destination wedding
  • You are planning or detailed impaired
  • You have no idea how to make your vision come to life or have no vision at all
  • The wedding apps, articles and websites still don’t help and make you feel anxious

If you said yes to any of these, make a couple of phone calls. See what a wedding planner has to offer. The professional experience that wedding planners have in all aspects of wedding planning can help you with everything from setting up a realistic wedding budget, to putting together the details on how the wedding day will go. They can keep you and your ceremony organized and on budget, all while lessening your stress.

The Event Planners at Custom Catering by Short Stop are here to assist you with all aspects of the catering for your wedding. Once you have chosen a venue (we recommend our exclusive venues 912 Regency or Rolling Ridge Wedding & Event Center) they will work with you on choosing menu options for your complementary tasting and finalizing your menu and beverage service. They will go over your seating chart, meals for guests with special dietary needs, linen choices and day-of details and timing. Custom Catering by Short Stop also has day-of coordinators at our exclusive venues to make sure your event goes off without a hitch.

Check out some of the planning tools we’ve pinned our Pinterest Board.

Start your wedding planning with one simple phone call or email to Custom Catering by Short Stop.

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