Meghan Markle and Prince Harry – Royal Wedding Menu Predictions

by Jim and Melissa Benson, Owners of Eleven Courses Catering & Event Co.

With a little less then 2 weeks until the long awaited Royal Wedding of Meghan Markle to Prince Harry, predictions are buzzing over all of the couple’s wedding details – especially the menu.  With inspiration from Meghan’s American heritage, helming from California, to traditional royal British dishes their wedding menu is likely to be a fusion of their backgrounds and food preferences.  Meghan Markle is a self-proclaimed foodie and even penned, a now-retired lifestyle blog called “The Tig,” named after her favorite wine, the Italian Tignanello.  She loves healthy, vibrant dishes, but is also known for being drawn to comfort foods like mac n’cheese and French fries.  According to the former Royal Chef, Darren McGrady, Prince Harry to shares a love of comfort foods and curries are one of his top favs.

Source: Vanity Fair

Chef Jim Benson and his wife, Event Designer, Melissa Benson have put together their prediction for the Royal Wedding to be.  They will even be hosting a viewing party on the big day – paying homage to the royal couple – serving the wedding menu they envision!

The Royal Wedding Menu – Prediction

Mini Cage Free Egg & Avocado Toast Points Micro Greens, Black Sesame

Roasted Organic Chicken & Local Root Vegetables Fresh Herbs, Malt Vinegar Sea Salt
served on a teardrop spoon, paying homage to their intimate engagement dinner

Tuscan White Bean Puree Crostini 
Pickled Red Onion, Cojito Cheese, Cilantro Crème

Asparagus Mousse & Fresh Cucumber Tart 
Panko Encrusted Goat Cheese, Local Honey


1st Course

Jumbo Lump Crab Stuffed Roasted Red Pepper Artichokes, Lemon, Crispy Quinoa, Mixed Greens, Lemon Champagne Vinaigrette

2nd Course

Windsor Estate Filet of Beef Layers of Puff Pastry Filled with a Spring Lamb Mousse from Prince Charles’s High Grove Farm, Tignanello Reduction
Haricot Vert Bundles, Cream Cheese Potato Puree, Fennel Air


Lemon Elderflower Cake with Buttercream Icing
By Violet Cakes London – this has been confirmed by the royal couple!

Late Night Snacks

French Fry Station Sriracha Ketchup, Classic Malt Vinegar, Garlic Rosemary Aioli

Mini Black Angus Beef Sliders Blue Cheese Mousse, Purple Carrots, Romaine, Black Lava Salt

Blackened Fish Taco Poblano Cucumber Slaw, Cilantro, Watermelon Radish

Positioned as an industry experts, Melissa and Jim cater and produce events across the U.S.. Known for their hip, uber-stylized approach, Melissa and Jim bring their ideas to life in the form of various events, from weddings to social or corporate gatherings. They are regularly featured as guests on NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, and USA affiliates in Maryland, DC, VA and most recently on Good Day Los Angeles, Great Day Houston and HGTV for showcasing cutting-edge trends and crEATive recipes.