Just wondering the easiest way to go about it. Wanted to see what any of you guys did. I was thinking either of having escort cards only with the meal option and table number on it and they can choose where to sit or having a seating chart with names and table number and place cards at specific seats. I have about 115-125 people attending so didn't know whether it would be easier to just assign tables or have assigned seats as well?
If its a plated dinner meaning that the food will be served to them, I would think its easier for the staff if the seats are assigned. But as long as they have their meal choice you could probably just assign the tables. If you're truly on the fence and not leaning any way in particular, you may want to check to see if your caterer has a preference for serving.
I think is way easier for you just to assign tables and I personally prefer it this way as a guest. The only exception would be if your caterer requires it because you’ll need to give him a list of who’s sitting were for meal purposes. This makes it easier for staff to just deliver the plates but is a lot more work for you and people always move around anyways.
Its up to you but personally I think you should assign a table but not a specific seat. for that many people it may get stressful choosing a particular seat for each person. i'd let your guests choose their own seats on their assigned table