We’re officially in the holiday season which means your food and beverage options should include a little extra. Check out these ideas that can help spice up any event.
Apple Cider – Don’t let the pumpkin spice latte fool you; apple cider is the official drink of fall. Guests will enjoy sipping on a warm cup of cider during events.
Caramel Apple Stations – Gather different kinds of apples like Gala, Honeycrisp, and Granny Smith for this station and have guests pick their favorite type and start the caramel dipping process. For an added treat, provide toppings for guests to add onto the caramel.
Soup – Add flavorful and hearty soups to your event menu. Choices such as beef stew and butternut squash soup can be an easy and tasty food option.
Hot Chocolate – This is a cool-weather classic that will never get old! Create a hot chocolate station with all of the popular
Wings – Offer a fall finger-food favorite! Chicken wings are a great option for a more casual event. Different flavors of wings give attendees more variety as well.
Send-away S’mores – Leave your guests with a parting gift and send them away with a cute gift bag featuring all the ingredients they’ll need to prepare s’mores in the comfort of their home.
Signature Sangria – If you’re hosting a party full of adults, this is the perfect beverage to consider. You can choose the fall sangria of your choice.
If you’re planning on hosting a boozy event, use these winter-themed cocktails to fill your guests with some extra holiday spirit!
Spiked Hot Chocolate – Treat your guests after dinner with this chocolatey cocktail. Mix whipped vodka with chocolate liqueur and top it with whipped cream. Garnish with marshmallows.
Hot Spiked Apple Cider – This cider is sure to keep everyone warm and cozy. Mix apple cider, rum, cloves, nutmeg, and orange slices, then heat until its warm enough to drink. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Sparkling Spiked Apple Cider – Cheers to the New Year with a cold crisp cider that kicks. Take sparkling apple cider and have your guests choose their favorite liquors to mix it with; bourbon, rum, tequila, vodka, or whiskey.
Winter Mojito – Mojitos in the winter? Your guests may not believe it at first but once they try it, they’ll be in winter wonderland. Mix Dark rum with ginger beer, fresh lime juice, gingerbread syrup, and top it with a dash of cinnamon.
White Winter Cosmo – Serve this cocktail as a punch at your next event. Mix vodka, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, white cranberry juice, and garnish with a slice of fresh apple.
Spiced Old Fashioned –The only Old Fashioned meant for Fall events. Mix bourbon with a dash of bitters, spice syrup, and garnish with a flamed orange peel and a maraschino cherry.
Bourbon Cider – A heartwarming drink for all types of holiday parties. Mix bourbon with fresh apple cider, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
What are your top go-to ideas for food options during your events? Let us know your ideas in the comments section below!