An Exclusive Q&A with Houston’s Top Caterer: Bailey Connor Catering

A team member from Bailey Connor Catering cuts steak at a food station for wedding guests.
Photo: Alexxis Christine Photography | Catering: Bailey Connor Catering

Searching for exquisite cuisine for your wedding day? Bailey Connor Catering has been Houston’s premiere full-service catering and events company for over three decades, producing unforgettable celebrations across the city. This family-owned powerhouse, led by Executive Chef Timothy Powers, Director of Catering and Events Marsha Millstid, and Director of Marketing Tessa Yates, delivers exceptional five-star European-style service, cuisine, and indulgent custom confections for any occasion. Catering and Events Manager Sequena Tate, Executive Pastry Chef Aaron Echols and Sous Chef Kathy McClarty have produced successful events for many years and continue their commitment to excellence, event after event. With this team’s dedication to elevated and unique catering experiences, Bailey Connor tends to every detail, from event planning, décor, rentals and more, so you can relax and let the experts exceed your expectations.

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8 Tantalizing Wedding Treats From Alchemy Bake Lab

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Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: Iron Manor

Want guests to describe your dessert bar as decadent? The artisans at Alchemy Bake Lab have you covered. For the past two years, Alchemy Bake Lab has created treats that could easily double as modern art. Self-proclaimed Houston mini-treat dealers, Alchemy Bake Lab specializes in bite-sized whimsical creations. 

From gold-gilded macarons, shimmery tarts, and delicately crafted museum-worthy tart cakes, scroll down to unveil the 8 tantalizing wedding treats from Alchemy Bake Lab!

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Courtyard Rehearsal Dinner Decor By Kirksey Gregg Productions

Photo: Ama By Aisha | Venue: Iron Manor | Design, Flowers + Decor: Kirksey Gregg Productions

An open-air rehearsal dinner under the expansive sky is a lovely way to give your guests a relaxing and Texas-style welcome to your wedding festivities. Check out this beautiful courtyard rehearsal dinner decor by Kirksey Gregg Productions for some inspiration for your own celebration!

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8 Houston Wedding Cakes We Love, Plus Cookies!

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Photo: Ama by Aisha | Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections

In the world of Houston wedding cakes, pretty much anything goes. Geodesic crystal cakes. Chalkboard surface cakes. Hand painted cakes. Metallic cakes that look like they have been dipped in pure gold. You want it for your wedding? Houston’s top wedding cake designers can do it, as our current fave designs, below, show. Oh–and they taste just as good as they look! Click here to read the rest of this post »

6 Creative Ways to Use Cookies in Your Wedding Celebration

The elements of your wedding day — from the fresh scents of your floral arrangements to the flavors of your delicious wedding reception meal — will quite likely be an overload to the senses…in some of the best ways imaginable. One of the most tantalizing of wedding day enticements is the warm, delicious smell of Texas favorite Tiff’s Treats cookies!

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Photo: Courtesy of Tiff’s Treats

A more relaxed add-on to the traditional wedding cake, warm chocolatey cookies served with a glass of ice-cold milk (or maybe a cocktail!) is a wedding trend we can so get behind at Weddings in Houston. We’ve seen wedding couples use Tiff’s as late-night snacks, grooms’ cakes and much, much more! Here are six creative ways we recommend using Tiff’s Treats’ freshly baked cookies, brownies and ice cream to make your wedding celebrations even sweeter!

“Be My Bridesmaid” or “Be My Groomsman” Gifts — Did you know that Tiff’s delivers cookies all around Texas, and that when they arrive they are magically fresh-out-the-oven warm? What better way to spoil your wedding party/convince them to say “yes,” than with snacks that will make them feel more and more of chocolate’s love-mimicking endorphin rush with every bite?

Welcome Box for Traveling Guests — Tiff’s offers mini-boxes of two to four cookies that are the perfect way to plan a warm Texas welcome for your guests! 

To Send to Your Boo If you’re a stickler for tradition, you know you’re not allowed to be talking to your soon-to-be-spouse prior to your wedding ceremony. But there aren’t rules about sending sweet surprises! If you’re already planning to leave your partner a personal letter or gift on the big day, why not accompany it with a box of delicious cookies? And brides, we promise one cookie won’t ruin your bridal gown diet.

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Photo: Courtesy of Tiff’s Treats

Double Up for an Ice Cream Sandwich — Commonly know as a “Tiffwich,” Tiff’s Treats combines frosty Blue Bell vanilla ice cream with your favorite cookie flavors to create a delectable ice cream sandwich! Tiff’s will bring its signature warm cookies to your venue and make the cool treats for your guests on site. How much fun is that??

Perfect Party Favors — Leave your wedding guests with one final taste of your wedding theme with boxes of Tiff’s Treats waiting for them at the door. Add a sweet message or ribbon from your color palette to tie it all together!  

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Photo: MD Turner Photography  

A Tasty Thank-You — Your wedding planners, designers, caterers and more put countless hours of work into making your special day, well…special! While we’re sure you’ll profess your sincerest thank-you’s before or during the wedding day, a little batch of kindness a few weeks down the road goes a long way!

Want to get a taste of how you can bring warm, delicious cookies into your wedding? Schedule a consultation with Tiff’s Treats today!