Category Archives: Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Romantic Burgundy Tampa Garden Wedding | Paradise Spring

Amanda and Ruben’s outdoor spring Tampa Bay wedding featured a cozy S’mores station, sentimental “Marriage Braid” ceremony, and a sparkler grand exit. The FishHawk Ranch bride envisioned a vibrant color scheme with shades of reds and pinks and a floral motif to complement the lush setting. “We had a romantic garden theme with burgundy, rose...

Luxurious White and Greenery Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa River Center

Michelle and Glenn’s waterfront downtown Tampa wedding was a hometown celebration decorated in luxurious florals and stylish design. An elegant color palette of greens and white achieved the classic yet modern theme the bride was envisioning. “I chose greenery and white because I just love the look, and I didn’t want to look back in...

15 Mouthwatering Wedding Menu Ideas

  One of the most memorable parts of a wedding? Hands down: the food. Your guests will walk away from your wedding reception either wowed by your menu selections or discussing them as they stop through their local drive-thru for a late-night snack. With so many great options for Tampa Bay wedding caterers in the...

Expert Advice: A Guide to Wedding Catering Styles

What is the secret to making your Tampa Bay wedding day memorable for your guests? Good food. As much as your friends and family will ooh and ahh over the decor, if you leave them hungry, that’s what they will remember about your wedding night. Every couple wants to make their wedding unique and personal,...

Intimate Sunflower Inspired Waterfront Dunedin Wedding | Beso Del Sol

Tara and Leon’s waterfront Dunedin wedding featured rustic inspired elements and a calming color palette of champagne, sand and blush. The Tampa Bay bride and groom wed in Dunedin for its gorgeous sunsets and inviting environment. “We wanted a cozy, intimate space within our budget that would guarantee heartfelt memories to be cherished and cater...

Marry Me Tampa Bay “Before 5” Networking | Harborside Chapel

If Joanna Gaines designed a wedding ceremony venue, Harborside Chapel would be it. Located in Safety Harbor, Florida, Harborside Chapel is a new Tampa Bay wedding venue offering couples a romantic ceremony setting. With classic white pews and a neutral color palette, couples will love the plethora of windows that fill the room with natural...

Elegant Rustic Outdoor Blue Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

  Aphrodite and Nick’s Tampa wedding combined their love of rustic elements with elegant details in a beautiful garden setting, complemented by a blue and silver color palette. “I love wood signage and that cozy rustic feel, so our ceremony contained more of the rustic décor. Our reception fell more under the elegance category with...

Expert Advice: How Much Should You Budget for Wedding Catering?

THE EXPERTS: What is the average cost of hiring a professional wedding caterer in Tampa Bay/Sarasota (not including the venue)? Paulina Nicka from Amici’s Catered Cuisine estimates: “If you have 100 guests then you can expect about $30 in only food costs at Amici’s. That doesn’t include service and other costs. Average costs for a...

Taupe and Ivory Vintage Travel Inspired Tampa Heights Wedding | The Rialto

  Caitlin and Vince’s travel inspired, vintage Tampa wedding featured a taupe and ivory color palette with greenery accents. “We have a passion for travel and love the shabby chic, vintage look. Our travel theme allowed us to use pictures from every place we had been together, as our table numbers and little suitcases for...

Modern, Elegant, Purple Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault

  Whenever we have the opportunity to feature a bride who used Marry Me Tampa Bay throughout her wedding planning process, it makes our day. “Marry Me Tampa Bay was such a great tool! As a bride, many times it is hard to imagine how certain selections will look in your venue, so looking through...

Green and White South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

  Jessica and Evan’s summer South Tampa wedding featured a green and white color palette that complemented their stunning drapery that transformed their reception venue into an elegant garden soiree. We met the bride at a bridal show we participated in and loved we were with her throughout her wedding planning process. “I got a...

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up

Elegant Antique Tampa Bay Rustic Wedding | The Lange Farm For Stephanie and Gary, food and entertainment topped their list of importance while planning their Dade City wedding day. “We’re a very silly couple and enjoy playing games and having a good time, so we wanted a wedding that was fun like us. We had...

Black and White Halloween Inspired Edgar Alan Poe Wedding | Bakers Ranch

Halloween Inspired Wedding | Bakers Ranch Wedding Christine and Chris’ frightfully romantic wedding featured a Halloween inspired theme and a bone chilling color palette of black, silver, grey, bone and white. “We wanted to have a halloween wedding, but that can be risky and that theme can go in many different directions. So our guiding...

Wedding Cake Pop Challenge | Sweetly Dipped Confections

Wedding Cake Pop Challenge | Sweetly Dipped Confections Have you ever wondered what goes into creating those sweet desserts that grace your wedding cake table or favor bags? We visited Tampa Bay wedding caterer Amici’s Catered Cuisine’s kitchen along with wedding cake pop designer and owner, Brandi, of Sweetly Dipped Confections, to attempt to make cake...

Expert Advice: 7 Wedding Menus to Fit Your Wedding Venue | Best Tampa Bay Wedding Caterers

Tampa Bay Inspired Wedding Menus to Fit Your Wedding Venue If you ask any wedding guest the most important part of a Tampa Bay wedding after the ceremony, they’ll almost always respond with “the food.” Weddings in Tampa Bay are home to many locally inspired dishes. Whether it be fresh seafood from the Gulf or menus with Cuban flair,...

Waterfront, Nautical and Navy Dunedin Wedding | Beso del Sol Resort

Waterfront, Dunedin Wedding | Beso del Sol Resort Wedding Jennifer and James’ waterfront Dunedin wedding featured nautical accents, with whimsical touches of light and airy florals to complement the couple’s relaxed reception venue. “Our wedding was a nautical theme and our colors were mint and navy. I wanted to capture the environment we were in without...

Bohemian Inspired Tampa Wedding Styled Shoot | Barn at Crescent Lake

Bohemian Inspired Tampa Wedding | Barn at Crescent Lake Wedding You don’t have to travel far to find the perfect Tampa Bay venue for a bohemian chic, outdoor wedding. The Barn at Crescent Lake is located just minutes from Tampa and offers an authentically rustic, yet elegant feel. The outdoor venue features a waterfront barn, three ceremony options...

After 5 Networking Event Recap: Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue The Poynter Institute

Tampa Bay Wedding Vendor Networking | The Poynter Institute Wedding Venue We are always excited to learn about new downtown St. Pete wedding venues and were thrilled with The Poynter Institute notified us that they are now offering weddings. The waterfront St. Petersburg wedding venue sets across from Poynter Park, a gorgeous ceremony spot, and offers...

Rustic Wedding Round Up

Rustic Tampa Bay/Sarasota Wedding Outdoor, Rustic Sarasota Wedding Heather and Chris’ rustic, Sarasota wedding featured natural surroundings and a neutral color palette with a pop of color. “Our theme was subtlety southern and our colors were emerald, blush, mint and champagne,” the bride explained. “My husband tends to stay with a clean and simple feel....

Expert Advice: 6 Must Knows About Wedding Catering

Tampa Bay Wedding Catering  One of our favorite things about going to a Tampa Bay wedding is the food! (Yes, yes, being a part of a loved one’s special day is important too, but dinner is next on our list). Most couples we talk to say that “guest experience” is a top priority, which means feeding your...

Tampa Wedding Happy Hour Concert | Friday, February 26, 2016

Tampa Bridal Wedding Show | Friday, February 26, 2016 Engaged Tampa Bay couples can delight in a date night unlike any other!  Envision your own private bridal show with entertainment, food and cocktails at this wedding happy hour hosted at Andi Diamond Photography studio in South Tampa. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016 meet with...

Rustic, Blush, Ivory and Coral Tampa Destination Wedding | The Barn at Crescent Lake

Rustic, Tampa Destination Wedding | The Barn at Crescent Lake at Old McMicky’s Farm Valerie and Andy’s rustic, destination Tampa Bay wedding featured an outdoor, lakefront wedding ceremony, barn reception and fire pit complete with homemade s’mores. “Our wedding was unique because we planned everything together. We are both very creative, which is why we decided to...

Rustic, Country Barn at Crescent Lake Wedding | “Mission I Do” Wedding Giveaway

Rustic, Country Barn at Crescent Lake Wedding | “Mission I Do” Wedding Giveaway Brittany and Jacob’s Tampa wedding day was truly a fairytale as the couple was selected as the recipient of the Old McMicky’s Farm “Mission I Do” wedding giveaway. “In appreciation of the men and women who serve in our military, and in honor...

Pink, Gold and White Vintage, Glamour Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Pink, Gold and White Vintage, Glamour Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535 Wedding Kaley and Nick celebrated their nuptials with a downtown St. Pete wedding filled with gorgeous peachy pink flowers, gold chiavari chairs and lots of milk bottles. “I collected milk glass for a whole year and had about 90 pieces, so all...

Romantic Blush Pink, Silver & Grey Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding

Romantic Blush Pink, Silver & Grey Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding Amanda and Joe’s romantic Davis Islands wedding was filled with soft colors, lanterns and candlelit. The couple, who got engaged at Disney, incorporated Disney details throughout their Tampa wedding. “Our ceremony music was acoustic versions of Disney love songs, our tables were all named...

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