It seems that your invitation to the 89th Annual Academy Awards celebration didn’t arrive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate! You can put on the Ritz by hosting an Oscar party at your Orlando apartment.
Experts suggest that you serve smaller bite sized foods and serve Oscars inspired cocktails. Here are a few ideas to inspire you.
Meatball Sliders: Turn store bought meatballs in to something extraordinary by slicing them and serving them on fresh rolls with aged comté or fontina.
Oven-Roasted Shrimp: Instead of boiling shrimp, try roasting. Roasting brings out the shrimp’s natural sweetness. Purchase peeled gulf shrimp and serve with a tomato pesto sauce.
Bananas Foster: Easy and impressive bananas foster is a great Oscars dessert. Simply slice a few bananas and sauté until caramelized with brown sugar and a bit of butter. Deglaze the pan with a quarter cup of rum and stand back! Serve with a scoop of gourmet vanilla ice cream.
Oscar Cocktail: This golden cocktail will surely set the mood. 2/3 ounce of peach vodka, 2/3 ounce of peach puree (or syrup), 1 lump of sugar, 1 teaspoon of grenadine. Place the cube in the bottom of a champagne flute, add the grenadine, peach vodka and puree, stir and top with champagne!
Decorate with gold and black, ask your friends to dress up and maybe add a red carpet to the entrance of your Orlando apartment for the perfect Academy Awards party!