Your reception is about 50% of your wedding budget! Holy cow! Speaking of cows, how do you plan to have your prime rib served?! Here will you find the pros and cons of having a buffet, as well as some additional tips!
PRO: Buffets tend to cost less (most of the time!)
Buffets are typically the cheaper option when your looking at plated, family-style, and station meal options for your reception. On very few occasions will buffets cost more than plated, but it is worth asking your venue or caterer to be sure!