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5 Tips For Creating a Romantic Night and Fun Dinner at Home

Valentines Day is just around the corner and maybe you're already thinking how to make this occasion really special. Here are some ideas for a romantic and fun dinner at home either for several couples or just for two.
Sensual Scents
Whether planning for one guest or several couples, let robust spices (think cloves, canela, cardamom and black pepper) help set the mood with the help of a standard frying pan. Toast the spices just to their smoking point, and the room will fill with an inviting--and delicious--bouquet.
Pairing Is Caring
When prepping for a perfect evening, pairings are a fun way to turn any meal into a special occasion and spice up the fun. Plan three courses and pair each with a small cocktail. A fun and easy way is to use one base spirit in three different ways.
Make It A Group Effort Let your guests in the kitchen and encourage them to enjoy the tactile sensation of the food as it is prepared. Start the party early and enjoy cocktails as you cook.
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Finding A Catering Company For Your Needs

Most events include some kind of food whether it's a birthday party or a reunion. If you don't have time to prepare food, then consider contacting a catering company who can prepare the food for the number of guests you plan to invite and serve the food as well. Most Tampa catering companies can set up tables and chairs as well as the place settings at the tables if you're planning more of an elegant event or even one that is a bit more organized than a gathering with a group of people. 

Before hiring a catering company, make a list of the people you want to invite. You should also make a list of the foods that you want to serve and what foods shouldn't be included because of allergies that some guests might have. Find a location that is large enough for the number of people you plan to invite and that is large enough for the supplies that the catering company needs to prepare and serve the food. Some companies make the dishes before arriving at the venue while others have extra people on hand to cook at the venue so that everything is as warm as possible. Try to find a company that is in your area because some caterers might charge extra for traveling a long distance. You should also keep distance in mind because it could impact the warmth of the food if it's being delivered already prepared. 


Find out if you need to provide anything or if the company has all of the supplies that are needed. You should also ask if there are discounts if you have people willing to help the caterers or if you supply the tables and chairs as well as the plates and only use the company's food and drinks. 

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