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Food and Beverage Bars for Sorority Events

Food and Beverage Bars for Sorority Events

Arranging a tasty build-it-yourself foodie bar and/or hosting a non-alcoholic drink station is a delicious way to offer refreshments at your next bid day party, sisterhood social, informal recruitment event, alum luncheon, foodie fundraiser, or graduation celebration. An assemble-your-own station also gives guests a fun activity to perform at the event. Get inspired by these yummy ideas! {All photos courtesy of Pinterest.} 

Make Your Own Foodie Bars

Soba Noodle Bowl Bar. Provide: pre-prepared pot of soba noodles, chopped veggies such as radishes, carrots, scallions and avocados, nuts, soy ginger dipping sauce and garnishes like basil, cilantro, and sesame seeds.

Build Your Own Bagel Bar. Provide: fresh bagels, a variety of cream cheeses, thinly sliced veggies such as tomatoes, radishes, onions and cucumbers, capers, fresh herbs like dill, chives and basil, smoked salmon, and coarse sea salt.

Bruschetta Bar. Provide: grilled slices of bread, lots of chopped vegetables such as tomatoes, artichokes, green olives, arugula, sautéed mushrooms and caramelized onions, prosciutto and salami meat slices, burrata, ricotta and goat cheese, and a few sauces such as basil vinaigrette and pesto.

Terrific Taco Bar. Provide: taco shells, beef, chicken, shrimp, roasted veggies, refried or black beans, different salsas, queso, guacamole, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, radishes, sour cream, chopped cilantro, chopped black olives, and sliced limes. Alternatives using similar ingredients ~ Nacho Bar, Tostado Bar, Burrito Bar. 

Mac and Cheese Bar. Provide: a pot of cooked macaroni pasta kept hot, soft cheddar cheese, variety of toppings such as sautéed mushrooms, green peas, fried onions, bacon bits and green onions, salt and pepper. 

Mashed or Baked Potato Bar. Provide: warm mashed or baked potatoes, a variety of shredded cheeses such as cheddar, mozzarella, and a Tex Mex blend, fresh chives, bacon pieces, sour cream, garlic cream cheese and salsa. For a baked potato bar you also offer proteins such as chicken and beef strips. 

Build Your Own BLT Bar. Provide: several different types of bread slices, cooked bacon kept warm, sliced tomatoes, mayonnaise, flavored mayonnaise spreads, avocado slices, thinly sliced red onions, and a variety of lettuces.

French Fry or Soft Pretzel Bar. Provide: warm french fries or large soft pretzels, sweet potato fries, ketchup, honey mustard, flavored mayo, shredded cheese, melted cheese sauce, chili, salsa, and sea salt.  

Movie Night Popcorn Bar. Provide: large bowls of plain popcorn, sweet and salty toppings such as gummy bears, skittles, Mike & Ikes, M&Ms, mini peanut butter cups, mini Kit Kats, Reese's Pieces, cashews, and peanuts.

Waffle or Pancake Bar. Provide: Belgium waffle sections or large pancakes, butter, whip cream, strawberries, blueberries, banana slices, chopped walnuts, chopped pecans, peanut butter, Nutella, and several flavors of syrup. 

Mini Fruit Pizza Bar. Provide: plain, flat sugar cookies, marshmallow cream & cream cheese spread mix, a variety of fresh fruit such as chopped kiwi, strawberries, and blueberries.  

Caramel Apple or Banana Pops Bar. Provide: green apple or banana slices on lollipop sticks, bamboo skewers or colorful straws, melted caramel dipping sauce, melted chocolate dipping sauce, chopped nuts, mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, coconut shreds, granola, M&Ms, and Reese's Pieces, crushed toffee bars and Oreo pieces.  

Yogurt Parfait Bar. Provide: chilled yogurt plain and Greek, fresh berries, a variety of different granolas, slivered almonds, shredded dried coconut, and raw honey to drizzle. 

Churro Dipping Bar. Provide: churros store-bought or fresh from a local bakery or restaurant, and several chocolate dipping sauces.

Dream Donut Bar. Provide: fresh plain or lightly glazed doughnuts, melted semisweet chocolate sauce, a variety of toppings such as sprinkles, chocolate slivers, shredded coconut, chopped walnuts, chopped peanuts, and crushed Oreos.

S'mores Bar. Provide: graham crackers, marshmallows, Hershey chocolate bars, peanut butter cups, cookies & cream chocolate bars and add some fruit for extra flair such as peaches, bananas, and strawberries.

Make Your Own Drink Bars

Fresh Lemonade Bar. Provide: three types of lemonade - traditional lemonade, a fruit infused lemonade such as raspberry, strawberry or pomegranate and a sparkling lemonade, fresh mint, fresh rosemary, fresh berries such as blackberries, blueberries, lemons and raspberries.

Hot Chocolate Bar. Provide: large pot of hot chocolate, crumbled toffee candy, crushed peppermints, peanut brittle bits, mini chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, white chocolate chips, chopped thin mint candies, mini marshmallows, marshmallow fluff, candy canes stirs, and rock candy stirs.

Ice Cream Float Bar. Provide: vanilla ice cream, root beer, coca cola, whip cream, sprinkles, and maraschino cherries.

Flavored Coca Cola Bar. Provide: Coca Cola, flavored syrups such as cherry and vanilla, lemon slices, and maraschino cherries.

Infused Water Bar. Provide: an assortment of still and sparkling waters infused with flavors such as cucumber, blackberry, lemon, mint and grapefruit, fresh mint leaves, strawberry pieces, lemon cucumber, lime, watermelon, and orange slices for garnishing.

Italian Soda Bar. Provide: several Torani flavored syrups such as strawberry, cherry, raspberry and peach, cream or half & half, club soda, whipped cream, and crushed ice. 

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