Last Updated on November 8, 2019 by April
Serving food can be a stressful factor of any party. One of the best ways to cut down on that stress and all the work involved is to set everything up in a self serve fashion. There are so many kind of food bars you can try out from appetizers to main courses to desserts and snacks. If you want to have a party everyone will be talking about for years, try out some of these delicious party food bars.
If you don’t want to deal with cutting pies for each and individual guest, try setting up a self serve station where they can just grab and go.
Let’s face it, everyone loves cheesecake. I have yet to meet someone who isn’t obsessed.
This idea is perfect if you have kids and want to give them a little treat.
Love Italian food? So do we! There are so many delicious combinations your guest can choose from too.
This pretzel station is simple yet stylish.
Coffee bars are essential and are great for any season. Add in some desserts to munch on and you’ve just gone above and beyond.
If you’re having a pool party, hot dogs are essential. Let everyone customize their own and save yourself mess and trouble.
Milk & Cookies
Just three variations can make a huge difference when you’re offering someone dessert.
Save some space and minimize waste by using tiny sized portions in cute mason jars.
Get rid of bulky boxes and stack up your donuts, it makes a HUGE difference!
Fruits & Veggies
If you have health nuts or vegans coming to the party, make sure they’ve got plenty of options with a beautiful fruit and veggie bar.
Mason Jar Ice Cream
This adorable bar is easy to set up and clean.
If it’s movie night, just a single popcorn bar can be a great setup for memories.
A cheap and easy dessert, the banana split, is such a classic.
Try a mimosa bar if you’re having the gals over for brunch time. You will look super fancy.
Another Mimosa Bar
If you are looking for ways to dress up your mimosa a bit more, try this setup out.
I have never met a person who doesn’t love Italian sodas.
Pair this with your mimosas and you’ll have an unforgettable brunch.
If the weather outside is frightful, snuggle up inside with some mouthwatering s’mores.
Try a burger bar to complement the hot dog bar if it’s grilling day.
So many ingredients, so little time!
If it’s night time and you don’t want to opt for a coffee bar, hot chocolate is just as satisfying.
Just in case your friends aren’t into mimosas, try a Bloody Mary bar.
As long as you’ve got the inspiration, you can really make a food bar for any dish. It is such a fun and interactive idea, and who doesn’t like to play with their food sometimes? What is your favorite food station? Let us know in the comments!
I love these ideas
Two I’ve done that are big hits: pasta bar- all kinds of pasta and different sauces and toppings; and the biggest hit of all a baked potato bar- people loved this one!