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ronijeni Jul 5, 2010 08:32 AM

Hi...my Sister lives in Birmingham and she just started planning her wedding for Sept/Oct 2011. I am helping her plan it. I am looking for suggestions and advice on places that do weddings, halls, caterers,ect. Have any of you been to a wedding that really stands out as having great food? I know I can count on my foodie friends in Bham to help me out with this! Thanks in advance :)

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    Big Daddy Jul 6, 2010 10:37 AM

    Are you looking for a place for the wedding/reception versus a shower/rehearsal dinner?

    For catering, we had Kathy G for our wedding:
    http://www.kathyg.com/
    I'm also a big fan of this man's cooking:
    http://www.chefclayton.net/

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      sheilal Jul 12, 2010 07:31 AM

      I totally second Kathy G. My cousin had her reception at Kathy's place in Mountain Brook/Crestline area (at least that where I think it's at), and the food was wonderful. It was not a sit-down dinner but heavy hot and cold appetizers. There was such a variety of things to choose from. While the main food offerings were located in a central location, many were kinda scattered around the venue. It almost became a game to find a new display.

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        Big Daddy Jul 12, 2010 07:55 AM

        She did ours at The Club, a similar sort of approach. I mention that just to say she can do it on-site at her place and off-site with equal ease and success.

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        ronijeni Jul 21, 2010 09:53 AM

        I am mainly looking for a reception place but welcome rehearsal dinner ideas as well. Thanks Big Daddy! Just went on chef Claytons website...I was drooling reading his menus, lol! Kathy G seems to be really popular!

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        alison Nichols Jul 10, 2010 11:28 AM

        You should give the B&A Warehouse a look. The venue is in the warehouse district, and the food is terrific. I believe they can help with flowers, and photographers too.

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          Big Daddy Jul 10, 2010 01:59 PM

          Great venue and their catering arm is good, too.

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          ronijeni Jul 21, 2010 09:49 AM

          Thanks so much for these suggestions. I've heard nothing but good things about Kathy G! B & A Ware house too sounds good too!! Keep em coming :)

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            kristenmstewart Aug 2, 2010 09:30 PM

            Check out the Avon Theater, it's a newer, restored venue in the Lakeview district (near 5 points / UAB) that has open catering rules and a nice feel, can be spruced up well, and not as expensive as some other places. http://www.goproeventsolutions.com/ve...

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