Summer is quickly approaching and we’re all anxious to heat up our grills and spend some time soaking in the sun! Backyard grilling can be a great excuse to get friends together and to spend some quality time outside, though it’s easy to get in a rut with your event. Don’t throw the same old BBQ... mix it up and make it unique! Whether you want to throw a big backyard bash or host a small evening get-together, grilling is a great way to interactively entertain your guests. Here are some tips we have on how to turn your event into an experience:
LET YOUR GUESTS DO THE WORK! Set up a beautiful beverage station where guests can create and customize their own drinks. When beautifully done, this is a decor element in and of itself! We also suggest getting your guests involved with the preparation of the meal. Set up a kabob station where guests can skewer their favorites or a specialty butter bar for grilled corn. Who doesn’t love pizza? Pizzas are great on the grill and provide another fun experience for your guests.
KEEP THE MESS OUTSIDE! There is no reason to cook indoors when the weather is nice. Surprise your guests and cook the entire meal on the grill! From a grilled peach salad to grilled apple pie, your guests are sure to be impressed!
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