Incorporating your audience’s favorite foods onto a lovely grazing table is an excellent way to ensure a fun and successful social event. The tables are synonymous with ‘mix-and-mingle,’ an important part of any gathering. Since grazing tables are decorated with your themes and colors and give guests the chance to ‘graze’ the food options to choose their favorites as they indulge in conversation with others.
If you’re interested in using a grazing table at your event, use these example ideas to create a magical table that your audience enjoys.
- Halloween is just around the corner. Use a themed grazing table to create the spooktacular time you want. Your table is easy-to-decorate in assorted ghosts, goblins, and other ghouls of the night. Add candies, cupcakes, and sweet treats to complete the table. Don't forget a bloody-hand punch or two on the table.
- The Salvation Army recently used a Grazing table at one of their fundraising events. The Dinner in the Streets event brought Birmingham residents together at the Redeemer Church, were round refurbished wire wheel tables held an assortment of yummy foods including dried mangoes, fruits, 4-5 cheeses, Pretzels, cookies, almonds, and tea and water to drink. ‘Summer Drink’ was also created specifically as the ‘Mocktail’ for the event. Salvation Army is an alcohol-free corporation, but your table can include alcohol if you choose.
- Paleo grazing tables are perfect for health events, classes, etc. Your grazing table can include your choice of Paleo-friendly finger foods and appetizers that help indulge your guests deep into a conversation.
Grazing tables give you the freedom to pick and choose the decorations, colors, foods, and drinks that you’ll use to create a mix-and-mingle social gathering of great success. These examples are just a few of the many types of tables you can create for your next big event.