10 Creative Menu Ideas | Wedding, Bat & Bar Mitzvah, Party

We love weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs, and event planning because every single detail can showcase your personality and creativity. The menu card is no exception.

Here is Some Inspiration for Unique Menus!

1. Circle Plate Menus

Circle Plate Menu Cards | Wedding, Bat Mitzvah, PartyCircle plate menu cards are a beautiful way to communicate the meal options to your guests.  This menu captured by Pangburn Photography was cut in a circle and placed under the clear chargers on the table. READ MORE ......

Upscale Tennis & Arcade Bar Mitzvah Party

What boy doesn’t dream of sports, arcade games and delicious food? A party entirely dedicated to him and beautiful decorations don’t hurt either. Jake’s tennis-themed bar mitzvah proved to deliver as much breathtaking ambiance as it did teenage fun. Photographs by: Eclectic Images.

Tennis Theme Bar Mitzvah PartyA fully stocked arcade room let Jake’s friends get comfortable and competitive, and wasn’t entirely void of some adult guests looking to get in on the action! Right off the main reception area, the arcade was a perfect alternative outlet for the younger guests. READ MORE ......

Party Food Trend – Interactive Action Stations

Party food is all about being innovative and delicious – the less predictable the better! Jewish celebrations – weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs and brises – are moving away from the typical Kosher catering food choices and presentations. Trendy cuisine options for your special event menu are being served in innovative and fun ways.  The experts at The Original Jem Caterers share the latest trends in kosher party food.

“Grab & Go” Appetizers & Interactive Food Stations

Jem Caterers Pass Around Shooters

Pass Around Shooters from The Original Jem Caterers

Night in the Garden of Eden – A Florida Bat Mitzvah

Bat Mitzvah Snake EntranceEden is a fun spunky girl who knows what she wants, and for her bat mitzvah she wanted an unforgettable night for all her friends to enjoy. Her name and love of nature and animals made the right theme all too obvious – a night in “The Garden of Eden”.  Photography by A Magic Moment. READ MORE ......

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

A DIY Hot Cocoa Table is the perfect ending for your winter wedding, bat/bar mitzvah or holiday party!

Hot Chocolate Bar DIY

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

This Gourmet Hot Chocolate Station, featured on Hostess With The Mostess, lets guests add homemade peppermint, chocolate, and vanilla marshmallows (view recipe).  The bar also features a decorative bottle of rum that adult guests can use to create a delicious hot toddy!

Other fun toppings can incude doughnuts, cookies, chocolate, mint chocolate (thin mints), pies and tarts.  I actually can’t think of anything that wouldn’t be amazing with a good cup of hot chocolate.  Be creative and enjoy! READ MORE ......

Wine & Cork Inspired Jewish Wedding in Historic St. Augustine

Jewish Wedding Huppah There’s something distinctly romantic about the historic district of an old town. It’s such a sharp departure from our modern architecture with its focus on technology. It reminds us of a day when people really took their time with things.  It was those elements that drew the bride to have her Jewish wedding in the historic downtown of St. Augustine’s, Florida.  Photography by Dana Goodson Photography.

The Jewish Wedding of Jen & Brandon READ MORE ......

Let Them Eat Candy Cake

Candy Bar Cake

Candy Bar Cake

9 Fun Ideas for Candy Cakes

With all the sophisticated sweets that typically make an appearance at a wedding or bar/bat mitzvah, sometimes…Nothing compares to good, old-fashioned candy!

If candy is what you really want, don’t fight the urge. Candy cakes are fun and easy to make – not to mention delicious  They’re also pretty budget friendly, whether you make it yourself (family fun day!) or decide to order one. If you are not particularly crafty, try these easy instructions from Monica of the blog Lick the Bowl. Kosher candy can be used for a kosher candy cake.

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Winter Wedding & Mitzvah Trend: Soup Shooters

Fall is here, meaning cool and brisk winter weather is right around the corner. The best way to mourn the loss of summer is with a nice delicious cup of soup!  But not just any cup of soup!  Soup Shooters are an elegant twist on cocktail hour that solves a few problems.  They eliminate the soup course that often ends up being wasted.  Instead, your wedding & mitzvah guests can sip them while they mingle without the need for a table or a spoon.  The perfect soup shooter is a combination of novelty in presentation and convenient party food.

Chilled Pea Soup Shooters

Chilled Pea Soup Shooters

At first glance, you think some interesting adult cocktail is being passed around.  They’re bright, colorful, perhaps they look fruity.  But you couldn’t be more wrong.  These Chilled Pea Soup Shooters from Klee Brasserie Restaurant are garnished with a perfect sliver of cheese. READ MORE ......