Showing posts from September, 2005

Holiday Party Planning Guide to be Published

The Idaho Business Review will publish their annual Holiday Party & Catering Guide in the October 24th issue. This special focus section is designed to give readers tips and suggestions on the who, what, when, and where of holiday event planning. If you are planning a company holiday party or a personal one, you will find all the resources you need, as well as informative articles. If your business doesn't receive the Idaho Business Review, check their web site ( for information. It isn't too late to begin planning your party, so don't delay.

Planning a Tailgate Party

It's that time of year - time for football games and tailgate parties. Tailgating has become a national obsession. It is a great way to socialize and meet new friends as you prepare for the big game. Men who never cook at home create and serve a special dish that becomes their signature fare. Women raid their cookbooks and recipe boxes looking for scrumptious dishes to share. The name "tailgate party" is named for the tailgate of a pickup truck, which is the traditional vehicle used for the party. If you or a friend don't own a pickup, don't despair. An SUV or a van will work just as well, since you won't be cooking in the vehicle. You will, however, need to transport grills or stoves, coolers, tables and chairs, so you need a good-sized vehicle. Today, many tailgaters bring tables, chairs, and canopies to expand the available space and make cooking easier. If you have never tailgated before, here are a few things to consider. First, invite a group of friends …