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5 Amazing Tricks on How to Throw a Summer Party in Philly!

Here Are Some Tricks to Getting It All Done and Choosing Your Food Caterer

5 Amazing Tricks on How to Throw a Summer Party in Philly!

Summer is the perfect time of year for throwing a party in Center City, Philadelphia! The snow is gone, the sun is out and Waterfront Gourmet Cafe & Deli is here for all of your food catering needs in Center City, University City, Old City and downtown Philly!

Seeing friends and family is an important part of our everyday lives. By throwing a summer party you get to have some fun but you also get to celebrate the relationships you care about. On the other hand, throwing a party can sometimes be stressful. Let us make the process a lot easier for you with our ready-to-deliver catering. In addition to providing our deli-style gourmet sandwiches from our catering menu, we’ve thought of a few tips and tricks to make party planning a more pleasant experience for you.

  1. Who’s the Cook?
    When choosing a food caterer, hire one who can satisfy all of your party guests. With Waterfront Gourmet, your satisfaction is our top priority. We want your party to go off without a hitch and your choice in a food caterer is among the most important parts of planning a party. We have a great selection of food for everyone; we work around all food allergies and we have tons of vegan and vegetarian options. Our unique signature sandwiches and delicious signature salads guarantee the happiness of your guests. Check out the Waterfront Cafe menu on our website to start your order!
  2. Get Creative with Decorations!
    You don’t need to leave the house to find decorations. Everything you need is right at home! You can create an upcycled centerpiece by picking some flowers from the yard and arranging them with our food for each table. Another great, and edible, option is making your own fruit arrangement! Some full-sized watermelon, pineapple and a few other small pieces would make a great decoration anywhere and your guests will clean it up for you!
  3. DIY Bug Repellent!
    Unfortunately, we can’t have summer without bugs. On the up side, it is so easy to make your own bug repellent! says all you need is some rubbing alcohol, whole cloves and a type of oil like chamomile, lavender or sesame.
  4. Make a Party Playlist!
    Music fuels a party just as much as food does! Pick songs that are light and fun but don’t get in the way of having conversation. If you don’t feel like making a playlist, there are tons of party ready playlists to choose from on Spotify and Apple Music!
  5. Entertainment for Everyone
    Kids coming to your summer bash? Make sure you have some entertainment! You don’t need to go all out and hire a magician, just have a ball game they can play in the yard and, if you want to go the extra mile, here are Buzzfeed’s 27 Insanely Fun Outdoor Games! If it’s indoors, movies or video games always gets a kids attention!

Parties should be fun and easy on the host, and they shouldn’t break the bank either. Waterfront Gourmet is the best and most affordable option for catering in Philadelphia. Let us help you have a great time at your own party. So, pick a day that’s good for you and let us know what food to bring!

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