Victoria Baths, what a building, so steeped in history and Victorian grandeur. When it was opened in 1906 it was described as “a water palace of which every citizen of Manchester can be proud.” And when I was asked to cater for a wedding there I was delighted and slightly bemused as to how anyone would be able to get married in a swimming pool?!
What an unconventional, beautiful and stunning venue for a wedding.
Firstly the happy couple got married in the deep end of the first class pool (no pun intended!), after the reception they had a drinks reception and nibbles in the Turkish Baths, followed by wedding breakfast and big band dancing in the second class pool.
I loved being asked to cater for a wedding in such an unconventional wedding venue.
When I met M & M, they told me they wanted a Persian feast fit for a King and Queen. Both of them were really passionate about great food, which is always wonderful, if not a little nerve wracking. I love my clients being vocal if there is anything they want to change and my service is completely bespoke, because no two couples are ever the same so why should any two menus be the same!?
M & M wanted their wedding day to be informal and relaxed, with a family style mezze that smacked you in the face with flavours, colours and taste.
Their food did not stop coming!
After the feast I also made some of my delicious pies for the evening…just in case they had not had enough to eat!
Check out my pie menu here
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A little note from Megan….
Taste the Love catered for our 120 person wedding in September. From the very beginning Sarah inspired us with creative ideas and gave us the flexibility to create the perfect menu. Her food is incredibly delicious and the service we received through the planning process and on the day was first rate. Many of our guests have told us it was the best food they have ever had at a wedding. Thank you so much Sarah!
You can read it on my website here