We just came across an article that featured one of our friends, the fabulous Carpe Donut, based out of Charlottesville, VA. ( http://tinyurl.com/7qo43p9 ….we’ve worked a few events with them around Northern VA and Loudoun County, but it’s surprising at how many private events they do, mainly weddings.
I’ve blogged about this before, but it resonates with me so much. Many brides / grooms to be, don’t want the typical fare that is mainly characterized by sit down, formal meals. Is this a trend? Yes and no….it’s getting more popular but I think it’s here to stay. Carpe Donut has been doing this over 4 years and his wedding business gets bigger every year. Last year we did quite a few weddings and we already have over 10 weddings and rehearsal dinners on the books so far this year….and growing!
Is this for everyone…probably not. Some couples are really looking for that fairytale special day and want nothing less. But, the good news is there is always the rehearsal dinner too. Many couples instantly think about doing a good BBQ (so 1990′s ….but why not DO the NEW BBQ…..wood fired pizza cooked on site in front of all of the guests!