Recent Events and Trends

J + T | Magnolia Carriage House

The early spring reception could not have been more beautiful for J & T! The cheerful pink and purple azaleas were in full bloom, making the perfect backdrop for a ceremony and reception surrounded by family and friends. Working with Chauncey at Bouquets and...

Charleston Venues

It’s no surprise with accolades such as Most Romantic City and Best City in the World, that Charleston, SC has become a hot spot for destination weddings. Hosting more than 5,000 weddings last year Charleston is packed with amazing spots to say “I do”. From historic...

E + J | Thomas Bennett House

E + J’s wedding was full of Charleston Charm, it was a beautiful day at The Thomas Bennett House with sunny skies and trees in bloom. We spent the day with a few of our favorite vendors in town, including Bouquets and Bowties, and EventWorks Rentals. E + J’s guest...

S + W | Magnolia Plantation Carraige House

It could not have been a more lovely day on the lawn at Magnolia Plantation’s Carriage House. It was the first time we had seen a sailcloth tent over the lawn, and it was truly breathtaking seeing everything come together. We had the opportunity to work with...

J + M | Magnolia Plantation

Another wedding at our favorite, Magnolia Plantation Carriage House. Spring has finally sprung here in the Lowcountry, and we were so inspired by the lovely florals and soft pastels of this reception. Jessica Cruz of Cruz Coordination as always did an amazing job...

Tasting Tips!

Tastings are a great time for our clients to sample a variety of items from our menu, and to discuss logistics of how the big day will run. It’s also a great time to discuss rental and display ideas, as well as to make tweaks to the menu after sampling, if needed....

K + M | Old Wide Awake Plantation

Oh, do we love a wedding in the springtime! The colorful hues, fresh produce, and spring air are enough to make any wedding guest (or vendor!) swoon. What better place to showcase the beautiful spring weather than Old Wide Awake Plantation? This quaint plantation home...

A Lowcountry Love Affair | Magnolia Plantation

This week on the blog, we’re highlighting one of the most unique bridal shows we’ve ever been part of – A Lowcountry Love Affair with Magnolia Plantation. This live-action show allowed dozens of wedding vendors throughout Charleston to showcase their...

A + K | Magnolia Plantation

The February weather could not have been more perfect for A + K’s amazing wedding day at our favorite spot, Magnolia Plantation’s Carriage House. ELM events did a spectacular job, as always, transforming the space into a beautiful retreat filled with rich...

F + R | Cassina Point Plantation

What a dream of a wedding day at Cassina Point Plantation! For this reception, we travelled all the way out to Edisto to take part in F + R’s beautiful Southern Reception. Cassina Point was the home featured in the classic movie adaptation of Dear John by...

Spring Wedding Tips

Aahhh, Springtime in Charleston! After what seems like a long winter (Okay, we’re Southern, give us a break!) we’re so ready for the fresh bites, pastel colors, and sunny days. While spring is arguably the most lovely time here in the Lowcountry, we find...

Introducing our new Event Manager – Eva!

B. Gourmet Catering is excited to welcome Eva as our new Event Manager. Eva grew up in Michigan, and graduated from Central Michigan University. After moving to Charleston in 2012 Eva worked in food and beverage with Glowfisch Hospitality and later as a sales...

Featured Venue – Magnolia Plantation

Magnolia Plantation is one of the most beautiful and historic gardens in the country, and we’re lucky enough to only be 3 1/2 miles down the road! The gardens are hundreds of years old, and you can truly feel the charm of the South as soon as you make it onto...

Recently Engaged? Here’s What You Should Know!

Congratulations on your engagement! Did you know that 40% of engagements occur between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day every year, meaning it’s busy season for us in the office, working with new brides and helping them plan their big days. Another year is...

L+ B | Legare Waring House

One of our favorite venues of all time.. Legare Waring House! This venue just screams Southern elegance, and we’re so excited to unveil this wedding on our blog! We worked with our good friends from A. Caldwell Events, who without fail creates the most...

2018 Wedding Food Trends

As we wrap up 2017, we begin to reflect on all things surrounding the catering world both past, present and future. This year, we saw all sorts of food trends – casual fare with an elevated twist, mini bites, and custom fusion menus to wow any guest. We had a...

Holiday Parties with B. Gourmet Catering

Happy Holidays from B. Gourmet Catering! We at B. Gourmet love a good theme, which means the holiday season is one of our favorite times of the year! We love how festive and joyful everyone is, and we think a large part is due to all of the beautiful colors, seasonal...

L + L | Old Wide Awake Plantation

Fall season, though busy, truly is our favorite time of year. We love when the weather gets a bit cooler, and the wedding season heats up with event after successful event. This particular reception was unique.. We received a call from this bride’s planner,...

P + S | Founder’s Hall

We love when brides aren’t afraid of a little drama at their weddings.. With the décor, of course! Avila Dawn Events did an incredible job capturing her bride’s vision by turning Founder’s Hall at Charlestowne Landing into a glamourous, glimmering...

W + B | Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

We love a good challenge, and this completely custom Asian-Jewish fusion menu was just that! We find that menus like these challenge us on a creative, culinary level that keeps our jobs interesting and fresh, time after time! Last year, our client came to us with an...

J + J | Legare Waring House

Anytime our clients tell us they’ve chosen The Legare Waring House as their venue, we know it’s going to be stunningly beautiful, memorable night! All eyes were on J + J as they said their vows in the Avenue of Oaks (one of our favorite ceremony spots of all...

A + G | Magnolia Plantation Pavilion

What a whirlwind of a 24 hour timespan to get this wedding planned! Originally, our sweet couple had planned on their wedding reception taking place on a beautiful, sunny Saturday in September at Magnolia Plantation’s Carriage House.. Little did they know,...

E + K | Magnolia Plantation Conservatory

We headed to The Conservatory to celebrate E + K’s big day with Cruz Coordination and what a day it was! Our bride and groom had their ceremony in the gorgeous meadow by the Red Bridge with the back drop of the river and gardens. We love this little spot between...

N & J | Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

We love when clients run with their vision – and our bride wanted Magnolia Plantation’s Carriage House to be a tropical oasis! Our weather certainly reflected the tropic temps, but inside the venue the room was filled with lush palm fronds and a beautiful,...

A + R | Coleman Hall and Chapel

It was our very first wedding working with our friend Betsey at Pop the Bubbly Events! This early Autumn reception was nothing short of stunning over at Coleman Hall and Chapel, and we loved that the bride and groom decided to incorporate some fun items in the menu....

A+ I | Boone Hall Plantation

This wedding was one for the books! Not only did we get the absolute pleasure of working with Sara at Stunning and Brilliant Events, we also experienced one of the most unique nights we’ve ever experienced! After the many tropical storms we’ve experienced...

K + C| Magnolia Carriage House

Magnolia Plantation is one of the main attractions when visiting Charleston, SC. How could you not be captured by the tangled beauty of nature down its winding paths? It’s become a place where you can relax and enjoy the warm sunshine on your face in a grassy green...

M + R| Magnolia Carriage House

It feels like just yesterday we were celebrating Meaghan and Ryan’s big day out at Magnolia Plantation’s Carriage House. Their Rustic Charm theme was perfect for the time of year and guests loved the menu and warm touches like their s’mores station by the...

K + G| Private John’s Island House

We’re throwing it back to our sunny spring wedding with MI Events! Danielle Snider knows exactly how to make jaws drop by setting up the perfect romantic scene just like she did for Kerrie and Greg. Charleston has so many beautiful venues but we love when our...

A + B| Old Wide Awake Plantation

This wedding Wednesday, we’re featuring our lovely wedding at Old Wide Awake Plantation with Ashli and Brandon! We can’t get over their blush pink, navy blue, gold dressed venue wedding day with a romantic feel. Margaret McKenzie is one of Charleston’s amazing...

A + D | Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

Back at our favorite Magnolia Venue again…the Carriage House! We’re winding down this beautiful October season with Cruz Coordination and putting together a whimsical themed wedding is the perfect way to do it. Alex and David said their I dos under the enchanted oak...

Trending Food Displays

Are you looking for fun ideas to entertain your family and friends on your big day? 2017 weddings keep getting grander and what better way than to start with the food! We’ve noticed that DIY stations are a huge trend this year and your guests are sure to love them as...

J + A| Alhambra Hall

What a beautiful day to be at Alhambra Hall for another exciting B. Gourmet wedding! We couldn’t be happier for our newlyweds Jacqueline and Aaron who put on a party to remember for their family and friends. We had a little bit of help from the wonderful planning of...

M + C | Old Wide Awake Plantation

  We love, love, love being out the Old Wide Awake Plantation! It’s always a beautiful day and if you’re looking for a venue that is very natural, organic and simple, this is your place! J. W. Events did an excellent job putting everything together...

A Summer Supper with Owner and Executive Chef Brooke

Every summer when things heat up in Charleston and our events slow down, Greg and I pack up the pups and make the 12-hour trek to our home state of Pennsylvania.  Greg grew up about two hours from where I did, and this trip he was fortunate enough to spend a whole...

M + T | Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

The Carriage House at Magnolia Plantation couldn’t be any more charming in August! It’s the perfect time of season when the heat is dying down and Charleston is preparing for the mellow breeze of fall weather. The rustic character of this venue makes for a simple...

E + B | Founder’s Hall

Another picture-perfect event at the lovely Founder’s Hall venue at Charles Towne Landing! We love this venue for its beautiful history and glow…it’s sure to drop some jaws as your guests arrive down its winding path. It was a joy watching our bride and groom seal the...

S + K | Harborside East

We loved being at the breath-taking Harborside East venue this weekend for Sirena and Khemari’ s big day! The space was dressed head to toe in shimmering flashes of deep purple and gold that only added to the beauty of the venue. With the help of Jevettra at Avila...

L + S | Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

We could feel the love this weekend at Magnolia Plantation’s charming carriage house! Cruz Coordination made this wedding another huge success; touches of gold shimmering linen, pops of navy and ivory, and right down to the smallest details like their adorable...

J + B | Boone Hall Plantation Cotton Dock

It turned out to be a gorgeous day in March on Boone Hall Plantation for Blake and Jill’s big day! We had the pleasure of being at the rustic Cotton Dock venue which is perfect for any bride and groom searching for that low-key, vintage Charleston look. You don’t have...

K + M | Fripp Island

Our bride and groom stayed in a beautiful beach house tucked away on Fripp Island, SC for their special day. The sun was glistening off the ocean waves and the perfect amount of summer breeze coming in from the shore…this is what we love about beach weddings! It’s...

A + N | Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

B. Gourmet was back in action at the lovely Magnolia Carriage House for our beautiful bride and dashing groom this weekend! Working alongside one of our favorites, Jessica, from Cruz Coordination and the speedy workers of EventWorks Rentals, made the day such a...

M + C | Magnolia Plantation Veranda

Rain, rain go away…and it did! Saturdays wedding at the Veranda in Magnolia Plantation was a down pour until the sun came out just in the nick of time! No matter what obstacles you must overcome on your wedding day, everything always works out.  Their ceremony was...

Tappan Graduation Party

Congratulations Tappan Brothers on your graduation! We had a blast catering your orange and purple Grad Party…GO Tigers!! Who doesn’t love a good Clemson themed party…with bright & fun orange and purple tablecloths (compliments of EventWorks Rentals), gorgeous...

J + B | Private Residence – Folly Beach

While it might have been a rainy day out at the beach, nothing could stop our sweet couple from tying the knot! Their scenery really set the mood for their menu as well, incorporating seafood into every component of their meal! Their beach house at Folly Beach was...

K + B | Pepper Plantation

Another Beautiful Event at the Pavilion at Pepper Plantation with our Newlyweds Kayla & Ben! They chose a great location for their special day with family and friends. The Pavilion is surrounded by a breathtaking pond and fountain and on the other side, green...

K + B | Alhambra Hall

It was a gorgeous, colorful evening along the water at Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasant’s Old Village. Our sweet couple was inspired by colors of the sunset, bringing raspberry and periwinkle colors into their reception. Not only did they want to create an eye catching...

F + R | Cassina Point Plantation

“Two weeks together, that’s all it took, two weeks for me to fall in love with you.” –Dear John How could you not fall in love with each other at Cassina Point Plantation? This famous venue where the movie Dear John was filmed is as breathtaking as our bride and...

C + E | Legare Waring House

 Looking for your “Happily Ever After” venue in Charleston? Look no further than the Legare Waring House! Tucked away behind big mossy oaks, you’ll find this enchanting white home sitting quietly beside a glistening pond and dancing fountain.....

Vendor Spotlight: Emily Kotarski Bridal

  We had such a lovely evening celebrating our friend Emily Kotarski on the first anniversary of staring her bridal gown design business, Emily Kotarski Bridal! Emily, who is originally from Pennsylvania, moved to the Lowcountry to pursue her dream of owning her...