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Summer Wedding Catering Ideas in Los Angeles, CA
April 20, 2021 at 4:00 AM
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Is there anything more beautiful than a summer wedding in Los Angeles, CA? When the weather is perfect and your guests are enjoying themselves, it’s a beautiful experience for everyone involved. Food is such an important part of any event, but especially a wedding, and choosing the food that represents the happy couple will ensure a wedding’s success.

Summer weddings are special because the temperate weather will affect the type of food you will choose to serve. Hot soup on a hot day would be an ill-informed choice, for example. As friends and family come together to celebrate a special occasion outdoors, the right food choices and catering choices will make your wedding a unique and memorable experience.

If it’s summer, you’ll want to take advantage of the beautiful LA weather and have your wedding outside. But an outdoor wedding presents its own challenges when it comes to serving food. The food served should be able to hold up outside while your guests are enjoying it. Consider weather conditions such as wind, which may affect certain foods. If you plan correctly, your summer wedding should go off without a hitch!

We recommend boxed lunch catering - these individually portioned meals are easy to transport and serve, especially outside. Here is some inspiration for what to serve at your outdoor summer wedding.

Finger Sandwiches

Get creative with your ingredients! Brie and fig on focaccia, anyone? Easy to hold and with a certain classy appeal, finger sandwiches give you lots of options to combine tasty ingredients and flavors for your guests.

Charcuterie Boxes

Charcuterie boxes look and taste amazing! Packed with favorites like prosciutto, olives, and delectable cheeses, they’re a great way to give your guests a taste of everything and are a real crowd-pleaser.


Salads can be a filling and health-conscious choice for a boxed lunch! From caesar to cobb, there are so many options for you to choose from.

Desserts and Sweets

While your guests wait for the cake, why not satisfy their sweet tooth with a little treat? Our chef Notasha is an expert at creating personalized desserts. From chocolate truffles to cheesecake, we can create a dessert that suits your tastes.


If your wedding reception falls during those magical brunch hours, consider dishes like sweet or savory stuffed crepes with a fruit side.

Don’t Forget the Box

Consider cute personalized boxes to reflect your personality as a couple and wow your guests, not with just the food, but the packaging as well!

How The Butler Pantry Can Help

We focus on presentation and high-quality ingredients to ensure your wedding food satisfies everyone. Our talented and passionate head chef and company owner, Chef Notasha Butler is a Le Cordon Bleu graduate and served on the Wolfgang Puck Oscar team. She understands how important attention to detail is and will work with you to create a customized menu that reflects your tastes and preferences. The Butler Pantry serves the LA, Orange County, the Valley, Santa Monica, Malibu, and the San Fernando Valley areas. We can’t wait to work with you to create your perfect summer wedding menu!