That Perfect Mind Blowing Event: Best Event Preparations

Best Event Preparations Tips

An event does not matter which category it belongs to, whether it is a music event or a retirement party at your place, there is one thing common in every event and that is “the things getting placed one after another.” Everything works like an automated mechanics, the food never ends, and the drink comes before you finish it. The decor looks perfect, the lights are on and the shades are too fancy. Every automated function goes through a series of preparations. A lot of ‘STEPS OF CONSTRUCTION’ comes in the way, and collectively you can name it as a, “concluded thoughtful management”. There are some of the pre-thought-plans which you can use at your end to your dinner party catering.

Write a Time Plan

  • Let us start it by creating a complete time plan.
  • Make a list of everything that needs to be done, like sending invites or ordering flower arrangements and cleaning.
  • When you create a list then you will be sure not to forget anything.
  • The task is to list the things first, all the things, does not matter you are going to implement the same or not, but let’s start by writing them first.
  • This will allow you to gather the entire plan on a paper so that you see them virtually.
  • Once you are ready with the things to do list, and then start arranging them by allotting time and date to each.
  • Once the timetable is ready, now start your research on the budgeting and availability of the things you want to happen.
  • Try not to keep any preparations on the event day, except the foods and the flowers which need to be fresh.
  • Intend to keep deadlines and stick to it, this helps you to achieve fruitful results in much less time.

Finalizing Space or Venue:

When you are ready with your time plan, it is important to book a space for your event. You would need it to be one of the first things to do as generally the event spaces get bookings very quickly and you cannot have you even with your space.

  • While booking the space keep in mind the attendance of guests you are expecting.
  • Make sure you have space to tap some feet if someone wants to or walking space is a must thing.
  • Not everyone will be settling down, there will be many who will go across the party and would prefer to talk to every single person out there.

Create a Theme:

Themes are interesting, and they can be amazing if anticipated properly. Do remember, everyone will be droning the idea of dressing as you asked them to until they feel comfortable. Themes can be off due to several types. It can be a specific color-themed party, or it can be a fancy dress or some period style of dressing. Make sure the theme you keep will do affect the decor and the music you will have in the backgrounds to make it more viable. The opportunities really are endless, and if you put detail in the food your event will be unforgettable.

The style of food will also be an important part of the entire theme thing. It can be a high-end dinner party or a casual dinner party with sharing bows… You can even arrange a buffet, a canapé party and there are many possibilities, and go as per the theme and your convenience.

The Food Budget:

Now we are ready with the venue and theme, you must be having an idea of how much money you will be spending on the food. Usually, the seated dinner party falls in the most expensive category than a buffet, and when it comes to a buffet, a hot buffet will be more expensive than a cold buffet.

The Chefs or the Caterers:

Even cooking for 10 guests or more is stressful, so if you yourself want to enjoy the party then you should be hiring a caterer or a Chef. Now you know the money is allotted to your venue, theme, decor and the food, it’s time to research for a caterer or a chef who fits your budget.

These are the basics and the most important parts of the preps you need to do before the event. Hire the waiters, hire a manager or appoint someone who will be overlooking the day of the event and thus enjoys your party thereafter.

How to Make Kitchen Safe? 5 Kitchen Risks You Have Been Taking Long

5 Kitchen Risks You Have Been Taking Long

You might have heard of the news where the silly things like a Christmas tree resulted into wild residential fire havocs. Penn live dot com recently released a study where it claimed that one an average 15,000 injuries were treated in the emergency ward as result of ill-planned holiday decorating. When it comes to a house kitchen, it is vulnerable to many ill happenings. You have been bringing meats, igniting a fire, storing a cylinder full of gas and what, not more. You can avoid a lot of them by being vigilant and actively participating in the act of dos and don’ts. Here is the list of things you can check for in the kitchen:

  1. The Unattended Heating Vessels:

The Unattended Heating Vessels

Leaving a heated vessel to answer the door or your phone calls is one of the most dangerous scenarios when it comes to household wreckages. The mustard oil on pan catches fire if it gets heated more than it requires. A malfunctioning pressure cooker can blast like a bomb in the kitchen. High-flamed vegetables or meats can cause to a lot more than we think hence holding a spoon or a pot holder while leaving the kitchen can be helpful to avoid such conditions. Your kitchen stove won’t slip from your mind.

  1. Refrigerator Habits:

Refrigerator Habits

Poor refrigerator habits are been referred to as the way of storing foods. Considering the lack of time or exhausting day leads to such activities but it’s not just storing but you might be inviting a lot more than it.

  • Improper stacking of food in the refrigerator leads to blockages of the air vent or the proper air flow and thus leads to selective freezing of articles.
  • In such cases there are good chances of the food articles close the vent may get a freeze but those who sit last in the queue might not receive the same temperature resulting in decomposing.
  • A single food item if gets decomposed, the bacterial or fungal reproduction cannot be stopped by the lid covers and thus cause contamination.
  • A single food item can lead to many allergies or stomach diseases.

In one of the publications, The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service have suggested placing raw meats, seafood, and poultry in sealed containers or plastic bags to prevent their juices from contamination. One of the best places to store meat is the lowest shelves.

  1. Grease Fire:

Grease Fire

It might be nothing to be alarming for the grease sticking under your hood, but be aware of it as it has the potential to ignite more fire. You must keep cleaning the chimney filters as per the user’s manual and keep a check over the hood to avoid such circumstances.

  1. Radon Gas:

Radon Gas

Radon is a radioactive gas found in rocky soil that leads to lung cancer. Radon is often found in water and people relying on wells or underground water supplies are into more risk. The gas is not detectable by sight, smell or taste so it is suggested to check for it at home. Hardware store sells an inexpensive kit so you can check the radon levels at home.

  1. Dirty Sponges:

Dirty Sponges

Sponges can also become lethal in terms of bacteria around the kitchen. A study by Carlos Enriquez at the University of Arizona found 15 of 100 sponges contaminated after wash.  Microwaving sponges can sterilize it, but be sure it stays wet or would catch fire.

Be aware of electrical circuits, leaking tap joints to grow fungus and keep a fire extinguisher capable to tackle Class A, B and C type of fire. There is no harm in taking precaution to later cry over the avoidable mishap.

The Next Generation Kitchen and Food Industry

Industrial Food Robot

Today we are living in the era where people are more intelligent and diligent about health, environment and future. They care more about time saving technology than fancy workings. Taking fridges, automating composting gadgets and self-cooking tables are no more the sci-fi things. They are pretty much real!

Let us go across the next generation ofkitchen and food Industrial evolution and innovations. Previous year in 2017 at Las Vegas, CES (Consumer Electronic Show)showcased some futuristic kitchen and home appliances. Some of them are worth mentioning and here is the list of them:

  1. The Whirpool Zera Home Recycler:

Whirlpool came up with a sassy product which is not only useful but takes you to the Vedic life where the word garbage did not exist. It is a scrap box which converts the food scraps in the counter height machine and in 24 hours a brand new original prime fertilizers comes out. And that’s too without creating foul smell or mess!

The machine has been made to take almost all kind of food waste including meats and dairy products which are verboten in traditional composting. It recycles the meats and dairy products into nutrient-rich compost. According to the Zera Home Recycler’s Indiegogo page, in an average American family the recorded creation of food waste creates 400 pounds. The Zera can recycle about 95% of that.

Zera has bagged the Best Innovation Award at CES 2017.

  1. Panasonic Flat-Top Cooker

Panasonic is all set to taking your cooking to the next level with its Flat-Top Cooker. It is not just amazing, but something magical too. There is not restricted region to cook and thus you just need to slide anything you want to cook on the table and it senses the kind and starts cooking. You do not need pots or pans to warm food items but just the serving plates and the Panasonic Flat-Top Cooker. Time to replace the table you bought for dinner.

  1. Gut health’s new gadget

One of the major and common health issues in desk jobs one can found is Gastro-intestinal distress. FoodMarble’s AIRE device is here to help. The app connected gadget is like a breathalyzer test for the stomach gas and has the ability to identify foods that trigger Gastro-Intestinal distress. This will help them to avoid stomach illness in future.

  1. Smart (and trying to be smart) fridges

At-last the most awaited smart fridges are here. Samsung launched the Samsung Family Hub 2.0. It has been designed to help consumers with cooking, shopping and scheduling their lives. A giantscreen on the door lets you to do online groceryshopping, browse through the recipes and even let you know how long the family members would take reaching home. An addition to it is the camera on the fridge which enables you to see inside, thereby eliminating the need to open the door every time.

It has just re-defined the energy saving technology. Isn’t it?

Get ready for the JETSONS lifestyle, who knows in near future the food could cook itself on your table, all you have to do is “EAT THE DELICIOUS PASTA”.

Seared Scallops with Pineapple and Red Pepper Salsa

Seared Scallops with Pineapple and Red Pepper Salsa

Seared Scallops :

1 pound of Large Sea Scallops

1 tsp of salt and pepper

2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Sear Scallops for 2 Minutes and finish in the oven 365 degrees for another 2 minutes.

 

Pineapple and Red Pepper Salsa:

1 Pineapple pealed and diced

1 Red Pepper diced

1/2 Red Onion Diced

2 tbsp of chopper Cilantro

2 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tsp of Salt and Pepper

1 1/2 tsp of Mango Habanero Sauce