Much of the stress from throwing a holiday party is organizing the food and beverages. The best solution for eliminating this stress is having the event catered, which allows you to host the event while joining everyone in the celebration. The following are tips for catering your holiday party.
Don’t try to impress your guests by serving something exotic that takes a lot of money and effort. The problem with this type of unusual cuisine is it may be too different for local taste buds. You may take a big chance to serve exotic food at your holiday party.
Frequently there are holiday party emergencies involving food. There’s a chance that the main course you chose will be dropped on the floor and get ruined. Or a few of the attendees have food allergies to what you are serving. Make sure you have alternatives so no one is left hungry and the evening is ruined.
What is a holiday party without dessert? Surprisingly, many hosts overlook the ending because they focus on the beginning and middle of their food plan.
Getting ready for your holiday party can get crazy if you are doing it on your own and the party is that night. 10 shopping trips to get all the food and beverages you need will drive anyone crazy, so be smart by having your party catered and allow the caterers to do the early planning for you.
Order three pieces for each guest to ensure you have enough appetizers at your party. A dinner party of 10 should have three different appetizers. Typically, people will want them to be cheesy, crispy, crunchy, or sweet. A great holiday idea is having some appetizers colored red and green. Consider making vegetarian and vegan fare available for some guests.
Part 2 will discuss more top holiday party catering tips.
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