Gulrajani Gurnani Wedding Menu

Date

Event

Venue

Time

Suggested Food

Additional Alternatives / Choices to consider

Comments

Wed Aug 18, 2010               

Janya / Engagement Ceremony

Hindu Temple

2-3pm

 

6-8pm

Afternoon Snacks:

  • Vada Pav
  • Samosa / Dhoklas
  • Sandwiches – chutney/cucumber?
  • Chai

Dinner:
Food: NO Onion, NO Garlic

  • Idli Sambar
  • Medhu Vada
  • Dosa station
  • Uttapam
  • Raita / Yogurt
  • Tamarind Rice

Dessert

  • Gulab Jumoo
  • Ice Cream (mango / kulfi)

 

  • Russ Madhuri
  • Russ Malai
  •  

 

Thur Aug 19, 2010

Mehendi

Gaylord Palm
Sun Ballroom

6-7pm

Food:
Finger snack foods? Mixed Pakoras with spinach pakoras/ Veg sulti patties / Liwal kachories
Drinks:
Colas, masala chai, Juices

Additional Options for finger food

  • Biscuits
  • Light sandwiches and than put pakora station at start of sangeet?
  • What about western influence? Like mini pizzas? Think that will be important to have

How about mini pizzas or  6” pizza cut into ½
Spring rolls /  small calzones
Develived eggs

Sangeet

Gaylord Palms
Sun Ballroom

7-1am

Food:
Sangeet Stations:

  • Chaat Station
    • Pani Puri
    • Aloo Tikki W/Chole
    • Papdi Chat/ Bhel
  • Indo-Chinese
    • Chili baby corn
    • Veg Haka Noodles
    • Chilli Chicken Dish
  • Italian
  • Indian / Mexican
    • Quesadillas – Veg (paneer or tofu) / Non-Veg (chicken)
    • Refried Beans
    • Chili Con Queso
    • Grilled Vegetables
    • Hard shells
    • Salsas
  • Dessert
    • Indian Pastries – Russ Malai
    • Creative tulip – fruit platter                      
    • Chocolate Fountain (Chris to       look into food items for fountain)

Drinks:
Open Bar – 7pm-1am

What about any salads? Papaya salad / Mexican salad?

Dessert: Crepes Stations

 

 Give them some thing they will recognize
Banana foster or cherries jubeliees in chocolate shell???????

Fri Aug 20, 2010

Ghari Poojas

Gaylord Palms
Room TBD

2pm-4pm

Food:  Mithais and Chevro  (We will provide this)
Drinks: Chai, water,

Additional Options

  • Mirchi Pakoras w/ onion baijais 
  • Dhokla
  • Biscuits / puff pastries / mini pizzas

Need American / Western / Eastern fusion ideas here –
Mini pizza – tiny bite size
Jalapeno  poppers? TOO CHEAP GO FOR MINI BRIE W/ RASBERRY,  MEAT  CHICKEN SAMOSSA
Puff pastries?

Pool Party

Gaylord Palm
South Beach Pool

7-10pm

Food

  • Mediterranean Station (From Gaylord)
  • Falafael
  • Hummus
  • Baba Ganoush
  • Labneh
  • Tabouleh
  • Kati Rolls – VEG (with paneer/potatoes) (Think about moving this to wedding lunch or cocktail hour)
  • Tandoori Chicken/Shrimp/Naan
  • Lamb Chops
  • Dips: Orange Radish / Spicy Raita / Mango Papaya Salad

Drinks:

  • Bar options need to be sorted out
  • How about just beer and wine and coolers?

Desert

  • Pure Magic Ice Cream

 

Salads?

What about Spanish food here? Tapas here…Brushetta?

Sardines? Spanish Omlette on bread?
THIS SOUNDS GOOD ABOUT PANINI S/W ????

 

 

Sat Aug 21, 2010

Pre Ceremonial  Prayers

Gaylord Palm
Emerald Bay Meeting Room Lower Level

8-11am

Food

  • Light snacks (NOT FROM GAYLORD. WE WILL PROVIDE)
    • Biscuits / croissants, finger sandwiches

Drinks:
Chai, waters, coffee

 

 

 

 

Wedding

Gaylord Palm
Emerald Bay Plaza

1-4pm

Desert

  • Falooda Station (possibly move this to reception)

Drinks:

  • Chai, Coconut water, juices, lassi , waters

Food: Mini pizzas, samosas, chutney sandviches, stuff mushrooms, spinach puff pastries

Need to think of an alternative if we move falooda station to Reception?

 

Cocktail Hour

Gaylord Palm
Sun Ballroom Lobby

 

630-8pm

  • Fruit and Cheeses Display
  • Spring Rolls (Veg)
    • Vietnamese Rolls
  • Hara Bhara Kebab (veg)
  • Gobi Manchurian (veg) (Might change to Chili Paneer)
  • Shaami kebab
  • Malai Chicken
  • Konkon (Nariyal) Shrimp with dipping sauce

 

 

Need to think of any other alternatives? Think of another cuisines, like spring rolls, cutlets

Remove gobi manchuran / move hara bara kebab to wedding? What about Spanish tapas type stuff?

Need to be more creative here for cocktail hour. Instead of Malai chicken, lets do schezwan / Chinese or something else….

TOO MUCH INDIAN. NEED TO CUT DOWN AND INFUSE OTHER CUISINES FOR DIFFERENT FLAVOR. WAY TOO MUCH INDIAN GOING ON. NEED SUGGESTIONS!!!

Reception

Gaylord Palm
Sun Ballroom

8-2am

Dinner to serve at 930pm

On the Table:
Assorted naans, roti, onions, chillis,papad, raita, pickles, bread, radishes, lemons, chutneys,
Courses:
Veg Options:

  • Vegetable Biryani
  • Malai Kofta
  • Grilled Tava Vegetables
  • Paneer Pasanda
  • Dahi Bhalla!
  • INFUSE THAI  OR OTHER NON INDIAN VEG DISH!

MeatOptions:

  • Goanese Fish ?? how bout fish filet
  • Bhuna Ghost boneless
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • INFUSE THAI MEAT DISH. , like,  SHRIMP CURRY

NEED TO THINK ABOUT ITALIAN OR THAI HERE!!!!

Dessert

  • Gaylord Provided Venetian display
  • Cake

Drinks
Masala Chai, Open Bar

First Course Salad Options:

  • 4 Leaf Salad with Chicken Cutlet & Tandoori Shrimp Served with Cranberry Chutney, Pita Chips, Cherry Tomatoes
  • lobster salad?
  • French green beans / goat cheese salad
  • Bavarian beet salad? and Pina Colada Dressing

*Vegetarian Option would be Vegetable Patty

Meat

  • Fish or Shrimps
    • Punjabi Style Fish, Konkan Fish, Haryali Fish, Malabar style
    • Indo/Chinese Shrimp
  • Chicken 65
  • Chicken makhani

Dessert

  • Flan
  • Pistachio Kulfi
  • Tiramisu, cheesecake, pairfaits
  • Persian tea / masala chai
  • Venetian display
  • Indian dessert / eggless
  • We can’t have lamb at every table bc not every table will want lamb. We should get a fish or shrimp dish in here as well
  • Will it be French style service – Will waiters serve?
  • Don’t we want to add some western influence here? Instead of all Indian, make it like one American veg (lasagne), and one american meat (chicken dish) and the other 4 dishes as meat? Mixes it up at least?
  • NEED TO THINK THAI HERE!!!!

 

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