Feeding a large amount of guests at your party takes fine tuned orchestration of the catering services and the party setup crews. Seating charts must be made, delivery times kept, and ensuring there is an ample amounts of food are all factors that play a role in a successful event. This may all sound very intimidating to the first time party planner, so you may be asking yourself is there anyway to feed your guests without going through all the hustle & bustle of using a catering service? Yes! There is hope. Consider feeding your guests using handheld "Fun-Foods" which eliminate the seating charts, catering services, and headaches. Best of all, it can be done at a fraction of the cost of feeding your guests a full dinner.
There are a variety of tasty options for you to choose from. Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Sno Cones, and Funnel Cakes are the traditional handheld fun foods. Other delicious options include french fries, nachos, soft pretzels, and soft serve ice cream. Looking for something a little lighter? Try sliced apples with melted caramel.
So you may be asking, whats the point of using fun foods over traditional catering services? There are several advantages. If you are offering dancing, studies have shown people are less likely to dance on a full stomach. Offering smaller portioned items will keep your guests on the dance floor having fun. Another advantage is not having to seat all your guests. This will minimize the amount of tables in the room which creates more space and will stimulate more movement in your guests. This will lead to more interaction and more fun! Perhaps the most advantageous characteristics of fun foods is that they are at a fraction of the cost of traditional catering services. You can save hundreds of dollars by offering fun foods over the pay per plate per item system that most catering services use. Next time you throw a party consider saving yourself some time, money, and stress by getting some fun foods!.