Coming up with the perfect graduation party food bar can be difficult. There’s a lot of friends and family to feed, all with different things they like, and you want to make sure that there is something for everyone. With so many different food options out there it can be hard to narrow it down and make a choice. To help you out a little and take away some of the stressed from your big day, here is a list of 10 graduation party food bar inspirations for the best party ever!
1. Tiki Bar
It’s graduation day, your big day. This is something you’ve worked so hard for over the last few years, so you definitely deserve a drink! Why not serve a Tiki themed graduation party food bar! Everyone can make their own cocktails (or mocktails for anyone younger!), and who knows you might discover a favourite new cocktail!
2. Nacho Bar
A nacho graduation party food bar is a great choice! Everyone loves nachos and you can get so many different flavours of nachos, and even some healthier ones for any health conscious guests that you’ve got hidden away! There’s also such a wide range of sauces and dips you can have to mix it up a bit, from guacamole; to salsa; to cheese.
3. Brunch Bar
If you’re someone who loves the concept of brunch then this brunch style food bar is a great choice for you! There are so many options for a brunch themed food bar, suitable for all of your guests no matter their dietary requirements. Salmon and cream cheese bagels, bacon, eggs, hash browns; there’s something for everyone!
4. Coffee Bar
You could have your food bar as a coffee shop theme! Make people feel relaxed and at home with hot coffee and warm pastries; or cups of tea and frappes for those who aren’t big coffee fans. It’s guaranteed to chill you out and put everyone in a great mood!
5. Doughnut Bar
No one can tell you that doughnuts aren’t great. There are so many different flavours to choose from; you can have them filled or in a ring, iced and fancy; or glazed and classic. They’re also easy to transport when moving around to talk to guests, hook one onto your finger and get snacking!
6. Pizza Bar
Everyone LOVES pizza. It’s suitable for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans, dairy free and gluten intolerant folk, simply by adjusting the bases and toppings. And the great thing is, not matter what you do to a pizza, it’ll still taste great! They’re the perfect food for a party food bar!
7. Popcorn Bar
Already had a big meal to celebrate your graduation? No worries, why not make your graduation party food bar a popcorn one! Popcorn is the perfect choice for a snacky graduation party food bar because you can fit SO MUCH of it in just one hand and carry it around with you (or you can bring out little bowls if you’re feeling fancy). There’s also so many options with popcorn, keep it simple with sweet or salt, cover it in chocolate or even cheese, you can do anything!
8. Burger Bar
A burger bar is another great choice for a graduation party food bar. Everyone loves a good burger, be that beef, chicken or veggie. You can also make it a build your own burger bar and have an array of toppings to offer to see who can make the biggest and best burger! And don’t even get us started on the fries, skinny, thick cut, lattice, curly. SO MANY options.
9. Mexican Bar
Looking for something a bit more substantial, rather than just a lil snack? Why not one up your nacho bar with a whole Mexican themed graduation party food bar! You can serve so many different foods from tacos, to fajitas, to burritos, and to make it even better they can all be build your own!
10. Fruit Bar
If you’re someone who’s lucky enough to graduate in the summer then a fruit themed graduation party food bar is a great option! Fruit is the perfect way to cool you can all your guests down, and you can even add a chocolate fountain if you’re feeling fancy to smother the fruit in!