New Food Station Trends

New Food Station Trends

Food stations accented with beautiful linen, stunning floral and eclectic props is still the hottest trends at events today. More and more, the seated dinner is going by the wayside. We find that most guests simply don’t like being trapped at a dining table all night. The roving reception is hot, hot, hot! Here’s a few new fun ideas from made to order donuts to gourmet small batch artisan popcorn.

Mad about Minis 
Miniaturized desserts are major at weddings now, beloved because they promote movement and foster sampling. Supplementing the traditional wedding cake with mini desserts can give your guests a great way to top off the evening in style. From Pie bars, Whoopee pies, Mini Pudding and Trifle shots to Chef attended stations serving S’mores, Crème Brulee or Signature Bride and Groom desserts.

Dessert Shooters

mini desertsOur trio of Desserts topped with Whipped Cream in mini glasses includes Cherry Cheesecake, Peanut Butter Parfait and Blueberry Trifle

Late night Mini Donut Bar
Here’s a brand-new way to have a “hole lot of fun at your wedding”.”Mini donut are bursting with big flavor like Black Forest, Maple Bacon and Butter   finger. Hot fresh and made to order.

mini donuts

Made to order Cooking

Food Stations are one of the hottest trends at weddings today. More and more, the seated dinner is     going by the wayside. We find that most wedding guests simply don’t like being trapped at a dining table all night.

New for 2013 is our Made to order Risotto Station. Creamy Risotto is combined with your choice of sautéed Wild Mushrooms, roasted Butternut Squash, grilled Asparagus,shredded Asiago Cheese, fresh Spinach, chopped grilled Chicken and crumbled Bacon. Guests custom create their own signature dish.

Chef Derick

Gelato Bars
The Gelato Bar is the latest rave at wedding receptions. Our gelato is gourmet, handmade, and beautifully presented! So whether you offer the gelato bar in addition to, or in place of the traditional wedding cake or candy bar, you and your guests will be impressed. Italian gelato is crafted in small batches creating dense rich flavors like Tiramisu, Pernigotti Chocolate, Lavender Honey and Blood Orange and Pear.

Roving Food Carts
It’s not a truck but a roving food cart that adds a fun and interactive element to your Wedding. Chefs move throughout the event, entertaining and creating edibles from a table side cart.

Mini Savory Waffles
Savory Waffles can be served for Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or as Hors d’Oeuvres. Wow your guests with a twist on a classic comfort food by serving them as a main course or a late night snack.

Dinner waffleCurried Waffles with Tandoori Chicken and Raita
Horseradish-Polenta Waffles with Braised Beef Short Ribs
Five Spice-Scallion Waffles with Peking Duck
Sweet Corn and Jalapeno Waffles with Bourbon-BBQ Pulled Pork

Mini Hot Dog Station
Tired of the same old sliders? Try our mini all Beef Hot Dogs served on hot rollers with buttered, grilled bakery fresh Buns. Top them with gourmet Mustards and Ketchups, diced Onion, Coney Sauce, Shredded Cheddar and Chicago Style or BLT Toppings.

mini hot dogs

Taste of Asia

Made to order Fried Rice with your choice of Vietnamese Caramelized Pork, Szechuan Beef, Spring Peas, Chinese Leeks, Chopped omelette, shredded Carrots, Peanuts, Broccoli, and Water chestnuts. Crispy Coconut Shrimp Sticks, Edamame Hummus with fresh Veggies, Thai Chicken Cakes with Sweet Chili Sauce, Potato Samosas, Mango Lassi Shooters

Made to Order Mini Kettle Soup and Sandwich Station
Soup shooters and mini gourmet sandwich stations have been picking up steam and now the classic soup and sandwich combo is inspired with locally grown produce and sandwiches prepared with premium cheeses such as Brie or Gruyere. Soups are ladled into shot glasses or demitasse cups while mini sandwiches are brushed with butter and warmed on our cast iron griddles

Made to order Mini Burger Bar
Miniature Burgers are served hot off the griddle with toasted Buns and a variety of toppings that include Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, sliced Roma Tomatoes, Sharp Cheddar and Swiss Cheeses, Caramelized Onions, Dill Pickle Chips and assorted Condiments

Build your own S’mores Station
Make your own S’mores indoors or out at our S’mores fireplace. Start with regular or toasted Coconut Marshmallows, then add Cinnamon or traditional Graham Crackers, and Hershey’s Dark or Milk Chocolate squares

Late Night Snacks
After all the dancing, a late night snack is just the thing to keep you going. Some fun ideas include:

Popcorn station

Gourmet Popcorn with sweet and savory flavors like Caramel Apple, Buffalo Ranch, Walnut Toffee Crunch, Pomegranate or Salt and Vinegar.
Made to order Ice Cream Floats with Chocolate or Vanilla Bean Ice Cream topped with Stewarts Root Beer, Cream Soda or Cherry Coke.
Mini Calzones with an endless variety of fillings like Smoked Sausage and Peppers, Shrimp Scampi, Spinach and Feta Cheese, Sloppy Joe and Sharp Cheddar, Stir Fried Vegetables, Peanut Butter and Banana or traditional Pepperoni and Mozzarella

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