What does it take to throw a party your guests won’t want to leave? It’s something we’re asked to do week in, week out and we believe we have all the ingredients needed for the perfect party.

Whether it’s for a milestone birthday, a wedding, summer soiree, thanks giving or winter get together our clients keep coming back. Ultimately our clients are looking to throw an exciting celebration for friends and family, an event that will live on in the memory for years to come. We’re often challenged to create a party that stands out from the crowd; so how do you make sure that yours is the one that everyone will remember?

How to throw a party: Themed eventsTheme your party

Our first and most important piece of advice is decide on a theme. Lots of parties are similar, create something unique.

Working around a theme that’s personal to you will allow us to create a bespoke menu, cocktails, interior theming, stunning décor and styling that will make your party distinctive.

Timing is everything

How to throw a party: Corporate event cateringThe timing schedule is key. From when the party starts to when the last taxi has departed Vanilla Bean are looking to entertain and wow the guests so their feet don’t touch the ground throughout the celebration. We key to our success is by structuring the entertainment timings whether it’s our theatrical food, cocktails, professional pick pockets, flair bar tenders, stilt walkers something engaging is always happening.

Everyone will remember the food!

Your food, cocktails and service is what your guests will remember the most – good or bad. Don’t cut corners here, a great caterer will ensure, How to throw a partynot only that the food is great, but that the service matches too.

It doesn’t matter if you’re enjoying authentic Latin American street food or Modern French fine dining, a Mojito or a negroni, how they are produced and served makes a huge difference. Insist on the highest quality.

Lighting and decor

Lighting and décor set the mood. You have your venue sorted; your excited by your food, cocktails, entertainment schedule, theming and design.How to throw a party: Lighting

Add the finish touches with a range of lighting to soften or sharpen your space. Lighting has evolved over the years. We can transform a space with simple uplighters, offering a filtered wash of colour over the walls. Or special effect video mapping projection that will literally make a blank wall or building come alive.

Throw a party your guests won’t want to leave

We have lots of advice, hints and tips that we’d be happy to share. We’d love to bring the ‘Wow’ to your The Vanilla Bean Catering Teamnext event with our incredible menus and our innovative event styling service.

We offer a range of event services; from simply catering your event to full event management and everything else in between.

Contact the Vanilla Bean team today to discuss your next, unique, event!

Call us on 01932 356180 or email surrey@vanilla-bean.co.uk