Inside the expo, spanning the gallery's three floors that were soundtracked with pulsing music, 25 other vendors were also hoping to get the word out about their weed-friendly services, which ranged from cannabis bouquets to "budtenders" like Andrew Mieure. "This is my first networking event," said Mieure, the founder of Top Shelf Budtending. He's dressed as he would be when he's behind the cannabar, in a crisp button-down with suspenders and a bow tie. Mieure only started his company a few months ago, but since the weed wedding industry is still so new and emerging, he said, there's not much competition. "There's not a lot of companies that are doing this yet," he said. "If you need bud at your wedding or party, we bring all of the accessories and expertise. At the wedding, we would rope the area off, make sure everyone who entered was 21, and give everyone a wristband prior to consuming."
Read More: Why More Women Are Having Sex on Drugs
Surprisingly, this wasn't the craziest dish he's made. "I made a Caprese salad for desert," he said, adding that he comes up with his best flavor combinations while stoned. "I am absolutely in love with cannabis. I love the culture. Everyone is friendly, and there's this great sense of community. Plus, who doesn't like to get high and eat food?"