local_offer Deal of the Week
SALE 10% on our New York Cheesecake! Shop Now
 

EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW PRODUCTS!


View
Sculptware
Explore Our Sister Brand, Sculptware, Offering Purchase & Rental Solutions For Linens,
Lighting & More To Consumers, Caterers, Hospitality Professionals & More.
Visit
FacebookPinterestInstagramGoogle+
Posted On Mar 22, 2018

Graduations are times when memories are created and people are in a mood to celebrate. It is an exciting time for everyone involved with the young graduates looking forward eagerly to the next stage of their lives.

Diplomas have been duly accepted, speeches delivered and caps thrown into the air. It’s time to reward all the hard work put in over the years with an unforgettable party. Since an unforgettable party deserves some seriously memorable food, we’ve put together some food and party ideas which are sure award you “Best Graduation Party, 2018”!

1. Napkins

Roll up white napkins and tie them with a ribbon so they look like diplomas.

2. Kiddie Pool Drinks

Fill up a kiddie pool with ice to keep drinks easily available and cool at the same time.

3. Balloons

Tie pictures of the graduates to the ends of balloons to make a floating picture wall.

4. Photo Booth

You can really have some fun with this. Stock up on some graduation party supplies to create props for pictures. Use a chalkboard for a backdrop or a giant Polaroid frame for photos. The graduates will love it!

5. Create Your #Hashtag

It’s all about being trendy and practical at the same time. Create a hashtag for your party and ask your guests to use it to tag all the pictures they share. That way, it’ll be for everyone easy to find everyone else’s pictures. Create a signboard asking your guests to use the hashtag and place it where they’ll all see it.

Speaking of keeping up with the latest trends – check out these stylish food ideas that will make your party the talk of town.

Graduation Dinner Ideas

Keep the food at your graduation party easy to eat. Finger foods make great crowd pleasing appetizers and don’t require much in the way of cutlery either. Here’s our list of 10 graduation party appetizers we know your guests will love!

1. Graduation Pretzels

Have a bit of fun with pretzels. Twist homemade pretzels into the shape of graduation party hats. Follow the instructions on a can of pizza dough with some salt, water and baking soda to make these delightful little snacks.


Source: Shutterfly.com

2. Cuban Sandwiches

These scrumptious sandwiches are filled with shredded pork roast, smoked ham, Swiss cheese and pickles. You simply have to defrost on the day of the party, bake and serve. Serve them with your favorite relish on the side or set them out on trays where your guests can simply pick them up while they are mingling.


3. Truffled Mac & Cheese

Remind your graduates of all the summers they’ve spent together with these elegant Truffled Mac and Cheese bites with truffle oil and shaved black truffle slices. All you need to do is bake them from frozen and serve. Your vegetarian guests will appreciate the fact that you’ve thought of them too!

Truffled Mac & Cheese

4. Oven Baked Spicy Tacos

Tacos are trending this year and what better place to serve them than at your graduation party. Bake taco shells for five minutes before stuffing them with your favorite fillings, top them off with shredded cheese and bake for a further 5 -10 minutes until the cheese has melted. Delicious! Try our Mini Taco Shells for colorful appetizer sized tacos.

Oven Baked Spicy Tacos

Source: thecookierookie.com

5. Beef Kebobs

These lovely summery appetizers are sure to grace any graduation party. Top off each skewer with a mini graduation cap to make them more festive. The tender chunks of filet mignon skewered with red peppers, green peppers and onions will melt in your mouth and are guaranteed to leave your guests asking for more.

Beef Kebobs

6. Grilled Chicken Pesto Pasta

Pasta is easy to serve and easy to eat. This recipe is great for parties as you don’t need to worry about keeping it warm. It tastes just as good at room temperature. Combine grilled chicken, pesto and cheese with the cooked pasta and serve. You can even make vegetarian and vegan versions for your more discerning guests.

Grilled Chicken Pesto Pasta

Source: lisasdinnertimedish.com

7. Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizzas

Who doesn’t love pizza, right? Serve up these delicious little Pepperoni Pizzas made up of a rich pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, basil and pepperoni in a delicious handmade artisanal tart shell. All you need to do is bake them from frozen and serve!

Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizzas

8. Coleslaw

Make mayonnaise free coleslaw as a great side to all the party appetizers you’re serving up. It takes away the hassle of keeping the mayo chilled. Make vinaigrette using olive oil, Dijon mustard, cider vinegar and honey. Dress the slaw right before serving. Serve in mini individual bowls for ease.

Coleslaw

Source: lisasdinnertimedish.com

9. Roasted Yellow Pepper Bruschetta

This colorful bruschetta is layered with Kalamata olive tapenade, roasted red tomatoes, and roasted yellow peppers. Topped with a blend of basil and asiago cheese, it is sure to be an appetizer your guests will find hard to refuse.

Roasted Yellow Pepper Bruschetta

10. Tropical Cheesecake Assortment

No, we haven’t forgotten about desserts for your party. Forget about messing around with ice-cream scoops serve up an assortment of mini cheesecakes to cater to everyone’s tastes instead. All you need to do is defrost and serve!

Tropical Cheesecake Assortment

Take the stress away for planning and catering for a large event with readily available, gourmet appetizers that can be speedily shipped to your doorstep or party venue. No matter what the event or the number of guests, our team at Appetizers USA is always available to help you choose from our selection of mouthwatering party foods. Get in touch with us or order from our range online.

Posted On Nov 13, 2017
Holiday season! It’s that time of the year when the fireplace crackles and friends and family gather around tables filled with food and good cheer. Cocktail parties, sumptuous feasts, and good times are just around the corner. With good... Read the full post
Posted On Jul 21, 2017 (0 comments)
Warm weather, finally! Gone are the days of having a select few friends over and exchanging tales by the fireside. It’s time to throw that fancy summer party! Catering to crowds is not always easy though. So we’ve put together a few... Read the full post
Posted On Sep 25, 2017 (0 comments)
Autumn has officially begun and with that comes new gatherings and parties with a hint of crisp, fresh air. Along with that comes a change of what foods are prepared and what appetizers are served. It's no secret that pumpkin is the craze... Read the full post
Posted On Aug 9, 2016 (0 comments)
Pool parties are all about having fun in a carefree atmosphere. There are three things that guarantee to make them a true success – good company, refreshing drinks and unforgettable appetizers. Along with all those pina coladas and sweet and... Read the full post
Posted On Mar 27, 2018 (0 comments)
Spring is here and summer will be too before you know it. The flowers are out and the lawns have recovered from the harshness of winter. The warm weather brings with it the perfect opportunity to host a party outdoors. It’s time to tell your... Read the full post
Posted On Jun 4, 2018 (0 comments)
Nothing says elegance as much as a well laid out seafood platter – it’s a feast for the eyes, the taste buds and the soul. Well-made seafood dishes remind people of holidays they’ve had, of warm balmy winds and clear blue skies or... Read the full post
Posted On Oct 9, 2017
A Sunday noon cookout in your backyard is always a hit. The blue sky, bright sunlight, and a great group of friends and family spending the day together. The only thing that can make it more perfect is some delicious, smoky, lip-smacking... Read the full post
Posted On Feb 13, 2018 (0 comments)
Spring surely brings a special kind of magic with it. The dreariness has passed; a few flowers are making a brave foray into the world and you find birds composing songs. There’s a skip in everyone’s step as the world looks fresh and... Read the full post
Posted On Oct 17, 2018
The holiday season is just about upon us and it is time to get cooking. Fall and winter are the time for feasts. But these feasts, as delicious as they are, can take a lot of time to prepare. So take a bit of the burden off and order your... Read the full post