When you are able to give your guests a true culinary experience for your reception, you hit the wedding catering jackpot! Many brides and grooms that have booked Black Pelican Seafood Company received just this and more! Providing a unique, exquisite and unforgettable experience, Black Pelican personalizes very detail for each of their clients. We are very grateful to welcome the team of Black Pelican Seafood Company as a 2016 Wedding Weekend & Expo Platinum Sponsor for another year!
We hope that you enjoy seeing some of their elegant offerings in the photos below, along with a Q & A we hosted with Black Pelican! Be sure to stay tuned for tomorrow when their team takes over our Instagram account. (Follow along by browsing here.)
Q & A with Renee Barritt, Catering Director of Black Pelican Seafood Company
Q: How did you get into the wedding industry?
A: "After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in New York in January 2003, I came back home to the Outer Banks and pursued my career as a professional chef. As a chef at the Black Pelican I was involved with many catering events which sparked my interest in helping couples with their wedding day."
Q: What is your favorite thing about weddings on the Outer Banks?
A: "My favorite thing about weddings on the Outer Banks is the unique coastal hospitality and the gorgeous beach setting."
Q: What makes you stand out from other wedding caterers?
A: "Our passion for food enables us to create a unique menu for any event. We take the extra step to work with the bride and groom and their vendors to make sure everything is perfect for their special day."
The Outer Banks is one of the most popular coastal wedding destinations in the country, and the Outer Banks Wedding Association is the premiere service organization for wedding professionals located in Currituck, Dare, and Hyde counties. With approximately 300 members strong, our organization offers the best resources to brides and those planning events in the Outer Banks. Known for it's popular Outer Banks Bride Magazine and destination wedding inspiration, the Outer Banks Wedding Association boasts local and national recognition.