Self-Catered Family Celebration
Tips To A Successful Self-Catered Family Celebration.
Are you planning a wedding, birthday, baby shower, or perhaps a family dinner? These are always the most exciting times of the year on our calendar, but catering your own food can be stressful! It’s important to have a plan in mind when you’re hosting any event, and saving money is one of the most important parts of being the host.
Some families prefer cooking their own food and organizing everything without the assistance of an expert, this is because of their family traditions and values. Meanwhile, for other families, it is a way to bond in the kitchen and smell all the goodness of foods being prepared. To make your celebrations even more special, you can also request that everyone brings what they need to make it a celebration to remember. But no event can be prepared without the right equipment for the occasion, and some items tend to be overlooked in the process, which brings us to another important key -having a checklist! A successful event needs proper planning and a thorough equipment checklist, this helps you to tick all the boxes of the requirements needed for a great celebration.
Here is a checklist and equipment guide to a successful self-catered family celebration:
1) Main Table Setting List:
- Cutting knives and cutting boards
- Chafing dishes with fuel
- A lighter or matches
- Serving baskets
- Rolled silverware
- Plates (use paper plates for children)
- Serving utensils
- Salt and pepper shakers
2)Beverage Station Setting List:
- Jugs and straws
- Ice buckets
- Jumbo Wiper Roll
- Coffee cups (use paper cups for children.)
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