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Everything’s Better With Bacon

Our John Michael Exquisite Weddings and Catering team knows that Bacon makes EVERYTHING better. 

It doesn’t matter what type of Orlando wedding or celebration you are hosting, Bacon is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

It’s pretty obvious that Bacon can be part of a brunch wedding or a corporate essay writer breakfast. But we a dozen or more incredible ways to enjoy this smoky, crispy, salty treat, any time of day.

Pass Me Some Bacon

When you think of butler passes hors d’ oeuvres, we’d bet the first one that comes to mind is Scallops Wrapped in Bacon. It’s a classic, and ours are delicious. 

But our catering team offers a bunch more hors d’ oeuvres featuring Bacon.

Bacon Wrapped Dates – our chefs take a sweet pitted date, stuffed with a crunchy almond, and wrap it in Applewood-smoked Bacon. There is no doubt your guests will love this.

If you are a Baked Potato lover, you want to try our Mini Twice-baked Potatoes. These bite-size sensations are Baby New Potatoes scooped and topped with a blend of Potato, Bacon, and Cheddar Cheese served with Chive Sour Cream.

If you like the sandwich, you’ll love our Mini BLTs. This twist on the classic is a mixture of shredded Romaine, Mayo, crumbled Bacon, and Diced Tomatoes served on a toasted Baguette. 

If you are looking for something sweet, salty, and tangy, our Sweet Pear & Bacon Bruschetta might fit the bill. Diced sweet Pears, crumbled Bacon and Blue Cheese served atop a toasted Baguette. We offer it as a passed hors d’ oeuvre or as part of our Bruschetta and Tapenade Station.

Two of our most requested hors d’ oeuvres are our Beef & Blues and our Shrimp & Grits. Beef & Blues are our signature Meatballs combines with Blue Cheese and wrapped in Applewood Smoked Bacon. Our Shrimp & Grits takes Parmesan Cheese Grits and tops is with petite Shrimp and Bacon, served up in a miniature martini glass.

Dress Up Your Salad

One of our upgraded salad options is the classic Spinach Salad. Fresh Baby Spinach, chopped Eggs, Red Onion, Mushrooms, and crumbled Bacon served with a Hot Bacon Vinaigrette on the side.

Our Stations Menu offers guests a Salad Station with a dozen options to top their salad, including Bacon, and three of our signature salad dressings. 

A Little Something On The Side

There is no better way to get everyone to eat their veggies than with our Southern Style Pole Beans. There’s something about cooking them with crumbled Bacon and Onions that makes you like veggies.

We won’t lie to you; people dream about our Garlic Mashed Potatoes. However, we somehow found a way to make them even better – “Fully Involved” Mashed Potatoes! This upgraded side dish takes our Garlic Mashed Potatoes and adds Sour Cream, Cheese, Bacon, and Chives.

Since we’ve already made you hungry, we should tell you about our Collard Greens too. We slow cook Collards with Bacon, Onions, and Seasoning. 

Pass The Pasta

If you can’t decide which Pasta entrée to include in your buffet reception, our White Truffle Bacon Mac & Cheese might be the one! We combine White Cheddar Macaroni, and Cheese tossed with Applewood Smoked Bacon and a hint of White Truffle Oil and bake it topped with Seasoned Panko Bread Crumbs.

Raising The Bar

Okay, just in case you lost count, we’ve shared 13 incredible options of including Bacon in your menu, not including breakfast or brunch.

But, now we’re ready to raise the bar! 

Our Station Style reception menu offers a bunch of brilliant bacon offerings. 

On the outside chance that our “Fully Involved” Mashed Potatoes don’t give you enough of a good thing, we give you… our Mashed Potato Bar.

It’s an entire station dedicated to the creamy goodness of Mashed Potatoes. Guests will enjoy Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Sweet Mashed Potatoes served with Chives, Sour Cream, Cheddar Cheese, Butter, Broccoli Florets, Brown Gravy, Honey Butter, Brown Sugar, Mini Marshmallows, and Caramelized Nuts. Oh, and did we mention crispy Bacon?

Maybe Mac & Cheese is more your style? Our famous Mac & Cheese Bar offers White Cheddar and Yellow Cheddar spiral Macaroni and Cheese served with Bacon Bits, Crispy Onions, Broccoli, Ground Beef, diced Ham, Seasoned Panko Breadcrumbs, Salsa, and Jalapenos.

And, because we’ve already shown you can’t have too much of a good thing, we created a station entirely dedicated to BACON! Our Bacon Bar serves up crispy sweet Brown Sugar Bacon, slightly spicy Sriracha Bacon, and Applewood Smoked Bacon. It’s served with a napkin- because you really don’t need anything else!

A Sweet Ending

Yes, we even have desserts with Bacon! You absolutely want to try our Banana Cake Shooter. It’s soft, moist Banana Cake, layered with Whipped Cream and Crispy Bacon Bits. And Bacon is included as one of over a dozen toppings on our Chef Prepared Flaming Donut Station.

Have we made you hungry yet? Be sure to call our John Michael Exquisite Weddings and Catering team to talk about your upcoming event and how much you LOVE BACON!

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