Planning a wedding, it is easy to start panicking when facing all the different decisions you two have to make for your big day. We believe you may be skeptical about the potential of keeping your stress to the minimum, but letting yourself into the hands of professional caterers that handle numerous events every year will, for sure, keep the panic at bay.

Below, we give you some simple tips that, when followed, will keep you relaxed and enjoying every moment of your special day.

A goal without a plan is just a wish

To ensure the success of any big event, planning is everything! When your every moment and every detail of your event is carefully planned well in advance, you gain a sense of confidence that you couldn’t otherwise have.

Don’t hesitate to follow up repeatedly with all your vendors and all those playing a role in your wedding or reception. Wedding caterers and planners understand your concerns and they should be more than eager to give you regular updates.

Share the ideas and concerns with someone you trust

“The fellowship of true friends who can hear you out, share your joys, help carry your burdens, and correctly counsel you is priceless.” – Ezra Taft Benson

You may hire a professional wedding planner or call on a trusted friend or family member to act as your co-coordinator. In any case, taking some, most or even all of the burden off yourself, will definitely calm your nerves. If you have someone close to you helping you out, be sure you find ways to share all the important details and keep them informed about everything. Discuss well in advance about how they should handle any last-minute glitches and assure yourself that you’ve found a way to minimize your involvement in any issues on your big day.

Do not panic

As the wedding day approaches, even the tiniest glitch can make you lose your nerves and you start to feel like it is the end of the world. In moments like that it is important that you stop a second to take a breath and really think about what’s going on – very few issues warrant a meltdown. Of course that you want every aspect of your celebration to be perfect, but, as wedding caterers well know, things happen. And when they do, you find ways to deal with the situation and move forward.

As long as you, your fiancé and your loved ones are safe and present, the party will go on. It will be perfect! Even if you have to change a type of flower or deal with a wardrobe issue.

Hire professionals you can count on

The easiest way to send your nerves through the roof is to choose an amateur photographer, florist, musicians or wedding caterer. Amateur service providers rarely have the state-of-the-art equipment they need to get the job done. They may not have the supplier connections necessary to get high-quality supplies or preferential pricing.

And, when it comes to your wedding catering, amateurs rarely have all the certifications and approvals they need to legally and safely cater to your guests.

Modri Pjat specializes in wedding and reception catering with years of experience, professional staff and modern equipment.