7 Catering Ideas To Make Your Next Event Unique

July 18, 2022 Mario Stewart

Catering is one of the most important parts of any event. If the food is great, your guests will be talking about your event for weeks to come. Nowadays there are several cuisines and options to make the catering at your next event unique to you. There are several cultural themes that can give your guests a memorable experience. Here are some unique ideas to make the catering at your event unforgettable. 

1. Add A Coffee Bar 

A coffee bar is a great idea that your guest will greatly appreciate. There are several coffee bar businesses that will deliver an unforgettable experience featuring signature coffee drinks. Coffee is an essential part of throwing an event. At the same time, it gives your guests energy for socializing, dancing, and more. Give your guests classic coffee, espresso, and maybe frozen coffee drinks to keep energy and spirits high. Cupa Cabana is a great mobile coffee bar company that will exceed your expectations. They take care of the set up and take down and their talented baristas will satisfy your needs. Contact them today.

2. Tapas

When it comes to catering an event, serving tapas is a perfect choice. Tapas are small plates of food featuring a theme with several different cuisines. This gives your guests a chance to sample many different types of food. At the same time, you can pair them with delicious wines and beers to give your guests the ultimate dining experience. Tapas work great with Spanish food, so that is a great idea if you're looking for a tapas theme. Get creative and work with your caterer to create a catering experience that will give your guests a memorable experience. 

3. Use A Food Truck 

Food trucks offer fun and unique food for your guests at your next event. Food trucks come with several different themes and cuisines. Another great part about getting a food truck is that there is little set-up/take down for you to worry about. They will drive up, feed your guests, and leave, making it a seamless experience. Food trucks have become very popular in recent years and they can be a very cost-effective option. Although it might not be the correct choice for elegant events, they are perfect for casual events, and maybe even corporate events. Some individuals have even used them for weddings. Communicate your needs and expectations clearly with the food truck business to make sure that your catering needs are met. 

4. Smoothies and Acai Bowls 

Acai Bowls and smoothies are a very popular cuisine that many enjoy. At the same time, they create a healthy option for your guests with fresh and organic ingredients. It is the perfect choice for social events, corporate events, weddings, and more. They offer fresh fruits and flavors, giving your guests a unique experience. You will probably want to have other food options for your guests, but smoothies and acai bowls are a great option for snacks throughout your event. At the same time, they are good for both adults and children. Many smoothie and acai bowl companies offer gluten-free and dairy free options for those with dietary restrictions. You can also see if they serve bubble teas, which is another food option that has become very popular in recent years

5. Pick a Cultural Cuisine Theme 

Picking a specific cultural cuisine is a great idea for your next event. There are so many cuisines to choose from including Japanese, Indian, South American, and more. Many of these cuisines also offer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options for those with dietary restrictions. Many individuals offer sushi stations to go along with the main courses. Give your guests a taste of another country at your next event by picking a specific cultural theme. 

6. Utilize Farm To Table

Farm to table is a trend that has become more and more popular in recent years. Farm to table food gives your guests fresh and organic ingredients that are both healthy and delicious. At the same time, you are supporting local farms and businesses who are dedicated to producing healthy and organic foods. There will certainly be options for vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free individuals. Support this great food trend by hiring a farm to table caterer today. 

7. Do It Yourself Bars 

Do it yourself bars give your guests a chance to be a part of their food creation. There are several different foods that you can incorporate including tacos, pizza, and desserts. You essentially lay out the ingredients and let your guests build their own plates. Some companies, such as Korean BBQ caterers, allow your guests to build their own bowls with meats and vegetables and have them cooked by chefs on the spot. 

If you are looking for a seasoned event planner then contact EMRG Media today. Their event planners have over 20 years worth of combined experience and they are ready to take your event to the next level. Contact them today.

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