Food has to obviuosly be one of the largest staples to any shindig whether big or small. With all of the other preperations included in party planning slaving over a hot stove can be the last thing you want to do before your event gets underway. Take the hassle out of food prep and wow party goers at the same time with these 4 simple DIY food stations thst your guestts will be sure to love.
Gathering for brunch? A bagel bar with lots of options and all the fixings ensures everyone is a happy camper.
You’ll Need: Fresh, day-of bagels; a variety of cream cheeses; thinly sliced veggies (tomatoes, radishes, onions, cucumbers); capers; fresh herbs (dill, chives, basil); smoked salmon; and coarse sea salt (to sprinkle over the vegetables).
Fluffy, soft scrumptious treats that everyone loves to each. There are so many ways you can have make your waffle bar lovely.
You Will Need. Different waffle flavors to tons of topping options. Add fresh fruit, like strawberries, blueberries, and peaches. Sweet toppimgs like sprinkles, chocolate chips, and whipped cream. Using cute containers to display them in which really bring the waffle bar to life. Adding a variety of lovely flavored syrups will really be the cherry on top for this brunch delight.
Make Your Own Taco Station
A taco bar is one of the easiest ways to feed a large group of people and keep it super casual and fun. It works just as well for a daytime or dinnertime gathering!
You’ll Need: Taco shells, proteins (skirt steak, chicken, shrimp, etc.), vegetarian options (roasted veggies and beans), different salsas, queso, guacamole, chopped vegetables (lettuce, tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, radishes), sour cream, chopped cilantro, and sliced limes.
Want to make your spread seem utterly bountiful, without committing to hour-long preparations? Stock up on all sorts of bruschetta toppings, arrange in the manner of an Italian feast, and watch everyone go to town. Easy peasy.
You’ll Need: Grilled bread, lots of chopped vegetables (tomatoes, artichokes, arugula, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, etc.), various meats (prosciutto and salami) and cheese (burrata, ricotta, goat cheese), a variety of sauces (basil vinaigrette, red pepper sauce, tomato confit, pea pesto, etc.), lots of small bowls, and small plates.
DIY Food Stations are a great way for guests to customize party food to their personal tastes. So try out these simple party food fixes for your next event.