Food Trends For Your Event

Food plays a major role at events,  its one of the main components that makes a party successful. As we see more and more “foodies” emerging, serving a basic meat and potato meal at your event just wont cut it!  Guests are looking to see appealing displays and creative food options that give a real wow factor!

Take a look at these fun food trends from some of our recent events!

Food trucks! Linzi Events had a French Fry Truck with 17, yes 17 different dipping sauces waiting outside a party for guests to grab a late night snack to go. It was a hit!

 

“Create your own” stations are also becoming very trendy- having an interactive meal is always fun!

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Bring your favorite restaurant or brand of food to your party. For this Bar Mitzvah, the guest of honored NEEDED to have his favorite ice cream at the party, so Linzi Events arranged an ice cream parlor resembling Jaxon’s to be set up. It was complete with employees dressed in Jaxson’s ice cream uniforms and of course the infamous Jaxson’s ice cream

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Desserts presented in unique ways

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Soccer cupcakes

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Food items created  to work with the theme of the event.

Stay trendy: The National Restaurant Association has forecasted the following food and beverage trends for 2016 : Locally sourced meat and seafood, locally grown produce, natural ingredients, sustainable seafood, homemade artisan ice cream and ethnic cuisine.

Real Weddings: Jacqueline and Zack’s Miami Wedding

Jacqueline and Zack’s destination wedding took place at the beautiful Trump National Doral Miami . This New York couple wanted to celebrate their big day in the sunshine state while being surrounded by all of their friends and family. With lush grounds, extravagant architecture and exceptional service, the Trump National Doral Miami was the perfect venue for their wedding. From a beautiful ceremony to a night full of dancing and fun, Jacqueline and Zack’s wedding was nothing short of spectacular.

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

Memories are a story. Let us help you write yours - Domino Arts

 

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Why Should you Hire an Event Planner for your Event?

Why Hire an Event Planner?
When planning an event you may think that hiring an event planner is an unnecessary expense and by choosing not to hire one you will save money. But the reality is that this is not true.  Not only will you be saving money and time but you will also taking a lot of stress off of your plate.

Here are five reasons why you absolutely should hire an event planner.

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1.       YOU WILL SAVE MONEY

Linzi Events has extensive knowledge of vendors and how to negotiate with them to be able to save you money. Linzi and her team have worked with hundreds of different vendors and have developed relationships with them from past events, making it easier to do business with them.

2.       YOU WILL SAVE TIME

Planning an event requires countless meetings, phone calls and e-mails which takes up TONS of time. By hiring an event planner you will not have to deal with the inconvenience of attending meetings, having long phone conversations and being bombarded with a ridiculous amount of e-mails. Linzi Events will know and understand your vision for your event from the start, allowing them to deal with details you may not want to be bothered with, saving you hours and hours of work.

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3.       YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ENJOY YOUR EVENT

Something many people forget about is that not only does your event need to be perfectly planned, but also flawlessly executed. Linzi Events will be there from the setup to the breakdown of your event to make sure everything runs smoothly. This will allow you to actually enjoy your event and not worry about details such as making sure all vendors arrive at the appropriate time or if the food is going to come out as scheduled or if someone is handing out the party favors .

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4.       YOUR EVENT WILL LOOK FABULOUS

You may have a vision in your head of what you want your event to look like and you may be able to describe it, but without the help of an event planner you are going to have a very difficult time bringing your idea to life. Linzi Events specializes in taking a client’s vision and actually creating it. They are able to sort through their handpicked vendors to bring together the right team to make your dream event a reality.

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5.       YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL TO UNDERSTAND THE LOGISTICS OF YOUR EVENT

Events have many many moving parts which all need to be coordinated correctly. One may not realize all of the paperwork, timelines and budgeting that goes into an event. Linzi Events will handle all logistics without missing a detail.  

Please call us for a free consultation at 561 706 5111

Real Weddings, A Palm Beach Wedding

After receiving such a large response to our Unique Wedding Locations blog post and getting many requests to hear more about weddings that we have planned at the Flagler Museum, we wanted to give everyone a closer look at one of the fabulous weddings that took place there.

From the ceremony to the reception, this wedding was absolutely breathtaking. Surrounded by beautiful architecture, exceptional food, and lively entertainment, the bride, groom and their guests were able to dance the night away in one of the most majestic settings on Palm Beach Island.

 

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Christy and Mike’s wedding ceremony took place at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church

 

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Bridesmaids were dressed in soft pink long dresses with light pink rose bouquets to match

 

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The bride was absolutely stunning in her lace detailed dress while carrying a bouquet of white roses with accents of diamonds throughout it

 

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Unlike most typical brides, Christy was rocking a pair of lace detailed keds under her dress

 

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After the ceremony, the bridal party and groomsmen were escorted to the reception by  trolley

 

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The reception was held at the exquisite Flagler Museum on Palm Beach Island

 

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The Flagler Museum is a remarkable venue space having many stunning details within its architecture

 

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Guests admired the elegant centerpieces on each table

 

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Clear chargers with gold studded rims sat in front of each guest

 

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Also on each table were index cards for friends and family to write their favorite memory of the couple on

 

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Everyone was invited to dress up in fun costume pieces and take pictures in front of a green screen

 

Florida Gators

What would be a more appropriate wedding garter for a Florida Gator fan?!

 

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The bride came prepared to dance the night away with her comfy customized flip flops

 

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Towards the end of the evening,  guests indulged in delicious dessert displayed in martini glasses as well as cookies and milk

 

 

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The beautiful wedding cake designed for the bride and her fire fighter groom

 

 

 

So You’re Engaged, Now What?

Congratulations on your recent engagement!

You are  so elated, and want to tell everyone about the exciting news and get started on planning your big day!

But who do you tell  first and what are your next steps?!

1. Of course, first on your call list should be your relatives and then your closest of friends.

It’s important to personally tell people that are closest to you about your engagement before making your big announcement on social media.

C. Marissa and Shawn

Credit: Haring Photography

 

2. Get your ring sized and most importantly added to your insurance. Having your ring insured will put your mind at peace.

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Credit: Kristen Somody Whalen

 

3. Set a window of time that you would like your wedding to take place. For Florida Brides, high season is from November until April. If you are considering a Florida wedding, be aware that prices are considerably higher during this period of time.

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Credit: The Big Day Wedding Photography

 

4. Set your budget. This may be a delicate situation but if you have it set from the start, it will make for a much easier and stress free process

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Credit: Jeff Kolodny

 

5. Organize your guest count. Your guest count determines your budget as well as the size of the venue space you can select.

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Credit: The Big Day Wedding Photography

 

6. Now, its time to get a wedding planner. At this point it is important to secure your key vendors such as your venue, photographer, videographer entertainment, and florist. An event planner will help you to stay in your budget, advise you on tried and tested professional vendors within your budget, negotiate all of your contracts, and most importantly, allow you to be a guest at your own wedding on your special day.

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7. Think about where you want to get married. Do you want a local venue or a destination wedding? Be sure to select your venue based on your personality and your vision for your special day. Check out our blog on unique wedding venues some ideas!

Megan and Jon Tables

Credit: Jeff Kolodny

 

8. Start a pintrest or vision board for your wedding so you can share your ideas when it comes time to select details such as flowers, invitations, your dress and a color palette for your bridal party.

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Credit: Kristen Somody Whalen

 

9. At this point, let your wedding planner guide you through the process. Your wedding should be a stress free and fun process. You get married, and we’ll take care of all the details!

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