Food, Glorious Food. A cooking theme party works for all ages, lots of different events and appeals to the chef in all of us. Think bridal & baby showers, children & adult birthday parties, and even retirement parties and family reunions.
Cooking Party Invitations
Choosing your invitation is the equivalent of the title of a paper … it sets the tone for the entire party!
Edit the “Thanksgiving Dinner” title to reflect your own “What’s cooking” theme
Elegant Return Address
The custom embosser is all about sophistication. Now you can easily add some elegance to everyday stationery or as an elegant alternative to having your return addresses printed on your party invitation envelopes. They also make wonderful gifts. You will be surprised at how often you use your new embosser.
Cooking Party Centerpieces
Colander centerpieces are absolutely perfect for a cooking theme party. Although none of these great centerpieces are currently available but we decided to keep them here to serve as inspiration just in case you decided to DIY.
Recreate the above discontinued Todd Oldham creation by buying a colorful colander to use as a vase for assorted greens, flowers, or even vegetable and fruit. Cut the stems short and skip the vase, if given an option. Skip the flowers altogether and fill with foods from your pantry
Cooking Theme Party Napkins and Napkin Rings
Party Idea Pros has found the perfect napkin ring to add that special touch to your table.
Cooking Party Place Cards and Place Card Holders
A culinary party theme lends itself to so many options, Party Idea Pros could not choose just one best option, so here are a few choices we call the best of the best … One more thought — party favors can double as place cards when combined with a place card tag or can be used as small tokens of thanks when a thank you tag is attached.
Replace the recipe card provided with one of your own. Print your guest’s name and table number on one side and a favorite recipe on the other
Cooking Party Favors
A culinary party theme lends itself to so many party favor choices. Party Idea Pros could not choose just one best option, so here are a few favors we call the best of the best … One more thought — party favors can double as place cards when combined with a place card tag or can be used as small tokens of thanks when a thank you tag is attached.
Fill your spice jars or salt and pepper shakers with an assortment of the always elegant Jordan almonds. Each 14 oz bag contains approx. 125 almonds. Alternatively, any of your own favorite candies will hit the spot Of course, you can never go wrong with homemade treats or hometown specialties:
Cooking Party Decor & Balloon Decor
First, these cute cupcake theme balloons will undoubtedly give any cooking theme a festive flair.
Or put together a food theme balloon bouquet!
Cooking Paper Goods
Cute Baker Chef Girl Cooking Baking Birthday Party Paper Plates | Cute Red and Black, Vintage, Retro 9 Inch Paper Plate (available in more colors)
Party Activities & Printable Games for your Cooking Party
Party Basics for New Nesters: More Than 100 Fresh Ideas for Holidays and Every Day
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Party Idea Pros has put together an entire page devoted to Adorable Aprons – check it out!
And for a fun party idea–either before the guests arrive or as a party activity–check out this cool tutorial on how to make paper chef's hats from Beau-coup.