Something Borrowed, Something Blue...And A List Of Things To Do / by Eric Monteiro

Congratulations! You are finally engaged, what now? Years of planning and catering weddings with brides and their families inspired us to create this thorough checklist to help with your wedding preparations.

Whether a top wedding planner has been hired to coordinate your event for 300 guests or you are planning an intimate celebration all by yourself, this list will help you keep organized.


Thierry Isambert Culinary And Event Design – Wedding Checklist

Congratulations! Announce your Engagement!

___Engagement ____ Celebration____ Date ____ Location ____ Guest List

Your Wedding

___Bridal Gown and Groom Attire

___Select Bridal Party Attire and Flower Girl and Ring Boy

___Hair and Make up Stylist

___Choose Ceremony Venue

___Reception Venue

___Make Guest List

___Decide on the budget


___Groom and bridal attire

___Bridesmaid dresses

___Photographer, videos, album costs

___Ceremony musicians

___Music entertainment


___ Wedding cake (optional)

____Décor includes centerpieces

___Flower bouquets, corsage, and accessories

___Gifts for Bridal Party

___Transportation to and from event

___Invitations and thank-you cards

___Search for Caterer

___Ceremony Entertainment


___Save The Date Cards

___Wedding Invitations, Place Cards, Thank you Cards

___ Select Hotel for guests

___ Limousine

___Transportation for Out of Town Guests

___Select Preferred Bridal Registry

___Purchase Gifts for your Bridal Party

___Rehearsal Dinner


___Six months prior – Save the Date

___Three months prior - Send Wedding Invitations

___One month prior – Check Guests RSVP’S

___Two weeks prior – Guest Seating Chart

___Confirm all final payments with all vendors

___Give the seating chart to your Caterer, Reception venue manager or wedding coordinator