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Serving cold food that SHOULD be warm is my ultimate fear when hosting a party. Keeping food warm for hours is NOT easy, especially when you have a crowd of people who are arriving at different times and eating throughout the party. You have temperature safe zones to consider plus the fact that food easily dries out over time.
But since the food, in my opinion, is the MOST important thing, I wanted to share some valuable advice with you that I have learned so you don’t make the same mistakes I’ve made!
Below I am sharing techniques caterers use to reheat foods and keep foods warm with and without electricity. Most are pretty simple and can be replicated at your next party whether its indoor or outdoor!
Keep in mind, many of these tips may require purchasing items or equipment so think about what makes the most sense to purchase, what is the best investment for your future parties and most importantly, what works within your budget!
**This electric warmer shown below is my FAVORITE! Everyone that comes over my house tells me how much they love these. (Then they end up buying one.)