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How to Throw the Perfect BBQ

Summer means BBQs with family and friends! What makes a BBQ perfect, whether it’s a smaller backyard BBQ, a block party or a company BBQ, is the atmosphere and food. We’ve gathered some great ideas below to help bring the fun to your next BBQ. Pair these ideas with our delicious BBQ and side dishes and your next BBQ will be the one people are still talking about next year!

How to Throw the Perfect BBQ, Every Time

Stay Hydrated – It’s hot out there! You can’t have a perfect BBQ if you or your guests are overheated. Keep an inviting, ice cold container of water conveniently accessible. Add any number of natural and enticing slices and sprigs of fruit, cucumber, or mint for some extra flavor.










Add Some FunWhether you pull out a deck of cards, raid your game cupboard or set up lawn games like corn hole, be sure to have plenty of fun activities available. Check out these fun ideas from Picnic People!







Style Matters – Whether it’s a backyard party or a company picnic, no BBQ should look boring. Custom menus, table decor, plants, and flowers are just a few of the many ways to give your BBQ personality. Check out these fun ideas from Homedit for inspiration!











Crank the Tunes! – This should be a given! Every BBQ needs some of your favorite summer music, especially if it’s a themed party. There are fantastic playlists on Spotify, Pandora or other music providers, but here are 25 songs that you should probably play come BBQ time!







Don’t Forget Dessert – Finish off the evening with something sweet. Go as simple or as decadent as you like, but send everyone home with a touch of sweetness. The Grilled S’more Banana recipe (yes, that’s a thing!) is sure to be a crowd pleaser!











Now that you’ve supplied the fun, it’s time to sit back and let us provide the food!

That’s right! From crisp cocktails to perfectly prepared meats to veggies and sides to the desserts you crave, Randy Peters Catering is set to help you throw the perfect BBQ.
Have a theme in mind? We’ve got your covered! Our event experts have thrown all types of BBQ events and will tailor your gathering to be as casual or elegant, as you wish. Let’s start planning together contact us today or give us a call at 916-726-2339.

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