How to Host the Perfect Brunch in Boulder
We know all about the struggles to stay fit during summer, but we’d also be lying if we said we didn’t love a good sweet and savory brunch. After all, it’s 2020 and a good brunch with the people you love is very well-deserved. The best thing about hosting a brunch is that most items are easy to prepare with minimal prep work, and it’s early enough in the day to have plenty of time to relax after. To help you host the perfect Boulder brunch, we’ve prepared some tips that are guaranteed to make your brunch exquisite!
Know Your Brunch Buddies
Once everyone has RSVPd to the brunch, the first thing you’ll want to do is take care of the menu. If most of your guests work from 9-5, it’s best to host your brunch on a Saturday or Sunday morning. If you know your guests well, you should probably know if they have any allergies. If you don’t know this, it’s best to ask and be sure so that there’s nothing to worry about on the day of. It’s also a great idea to make your brunch buffet style so that you’re not stressed about serving each person individually and everyone can get the food/drink of their choice easily.
Sweet or Savory
Some days we love sweet and some days we love savory, so make sure your brunch menu includes both types of foods. Since we love our avocado toast just as much as we love our pancakes drizzled in maple syrup, don’t forget that you can also order from your favorite brunch spot in Boulder to make things easier for you. One widely loved brunch spot you can never go wrong with is Snooze A.M. Eatery on Pearl Street, which serves both sweet and savory foods. Check out Snooze’s catering menu for delicious brunch items that your guests will be sure to love.
Bring a Taste of Boulder Home
If you haven’t heard already, it’s peak peach season right now. That means it’s the only time of the year where you can easily buy the freshest peaches Boulder has to offer and incorporate them into your brunch. Adding peaches to the menu will not only make your brunch aesthetically pleasing and social media-worthy, but it will also add a fresh sweetness to your food. To find the best farm-grown peaches, visit Boulder’s Farmer’s Market for the best fruits and vegetables in Boulder.
It’s Never Too Early for Mimosas
When it comes to the drink menu for your brunch, your range can go anywhere from coffee/teas to juices to cocktails and mimosas. It’s nice to have a variety of each so your guests can quench their thirst with the drink of their choice. And if they’re having a hard time choosing what to drink, that just means you outdid yourself as a host! If you’re wondering what kind of alcoholic drinks to serve, here’s a list of drinks that are brunch approved and perfect to enjoy on the patio while looking at our scenic Boulder views. Since fruity drinks are usually the go-to for brunch drinks, don’t forget you can also add your peaches to any one of them!
Be Your Best Before Brunch
In order to host any event properly, the most important thing to remember is the less stressed you are, the smoother your event will go. Do a run through of your brunch and write down everything you might need so you can purchase it in advance. This can include ingredients, chairs/tables, cutlery, and decorations. If you’re inviting a group that is already familiar with one another, you’re bound to have a good time. However, if your group includes people who haven’t met, it’s nice to think of some conversation starters that might help them get to know each other.
Last but not least, don’t forget to have a good time. The less stressed you are, the less stressed your guests will be as well. Even if there is something you forget to do for your brunch, what matters most is that you’re surrounded by your family/friends eating delicious foods on a weekend – an event that’s definitely Boulder-approved!