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Denise DeSimone
Aug 30, 2013

Event Spotlight: An Asian-Italian Wedding Fusion

She’s from Hong Kong, and he’s a New Yorker with Italian heritage.  The two met, fell in love and decided to get married…in Boston!  This summer, we helped this wonderful couple plan their perfect wedding—a celebration with a special nod to both heritages—then helped make their dream wedding come true.

Celebration:  Wedding
Venue:  deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Guest count:  150
Vision:  Asian and Italian fusion utilizing only traditional red and yellow colors

Using the couple’s wishes and ideas, we accomplished the Asian and Italian fusion via two food stations:  one Italian station with an interactive chef polenta board and one Asian station with traditional suckling pig and noodle boxes.

Asian food station at Asian-Italian Wedding 

Our team continued the fusion by designing a fire and ice display.  It featured a classic New England raw bar enhanced with Asian elements such as tuna tartar with wonton crisps.

New England Raw Bar

The flower displays and bouquets featured the traditional red and yellow colors in beautiful, appropriate centerpieces and table accents.

Table Centerpieces for Asian-Italian Fusion Wedding

Entertainment began with a captivating lion dance as guests dined on a starter course and watched, all of them fascinated with the show.

Wedding entertainment in Boston

The celebration’s cake was a classic wedding cake in a beautiful, decorated in yellow frosting to match the floral design.  Surrounding the traditional wedding treat were several more delectable delights:  assorted mini desserts like brownie sundae bombs with chocolate pipette, cake pops and a cannoli station.

Wedding Cake

In addition to the reception, BG Events and Catering also coordinated the ceremony at the Harvard Business School Chapel, treating the couple to a true full-service experience.

Asian-Italian Wedding Reception

The Reception Menu included:

First course
Roasted Tomato Tart served with Goat Cheese & Balsamic, topped with Fresh Herbs & Champagne Vin

Asian Station

Suckling Pig with Hoisin Sauce and Flat Buns

Wok Street Noodles with Scallions and Bok Choy

Vegetable Dumplings

Italian Station

Italian Polenta Board

Braised Veal

Prosciutto

Mushroom, Tomato Sauce, Parmesan

Cheese-Stuffed Tortellini with Fresh Pesto Sauce

Denise DeSimone

Denise is an Event Planner at BG Events & Catering.

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It all started as most events do—with a vision. From the very beginning, we’ve challenged ourselves to go bigger, do better, and create more from less. Every day for us is a new chance to blow your mind with a spectacular new visual setting, a wildly outstanding venue, and a uniquely flavorful and inventive menu. This is the BG Way—working with you, calling on your imagination, and making every event magical. The next great event idea starts here.

We believe there is magic in every event, and there are no limits to where it can be found.

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