They can be fully customized to suit individual preferences, dressed up with all the extras, or stripped down to be carb-friendly and vegetarian-friendly. What's not to love about tacos? Hosting an unforgettable taco bar party in your Charlotte, North Carolina, apartment is a fun twist on the typical dinner get-together. Here are a few tips to help you pull this fiesta off like a professional.
Cook What You Can the Night Before
The only cooking part involved in making tacos is whatever meat or beans you decide to use, all of which can be easily done the night before the party. Combine boneless chicken breast with a jar of salsa in a crockpot to cook overnight, brown your ground beef in a skillet, and cook your beans until tender or ready to serve and refrigerate when done. You can also chop up your lettuce, tomatoes, and other toppings the night before, too.
Use Paper Tents to Label All the Toppings and Ingredients
Most people will know what the ingredients are by looking at them, but why not simplify things and make the taco bar look a little more festive? Print out some paper labels with ingredient names on them and set them up in front of your different taco fillers.
Taco Ingredients to Include On Your Taco Bar
- Seasoned ground beef or turkey
- Seasoned shredded chicken
- Whole black beans or refried beans
- Shredded cheese (Go with a blend or offer a few shredded cheese options)
- Diced fresh tomatoes
- Shredded lettuce (iceberg or romaine or both)
- Diced onions
- Sour cream
- Salsa (red or green)
- Hot sauce
- Soft flour tortillas
- Crunchy taco shells
- Corn chips or tortilla chips for taco salads
There you have it! Enjoy some great food with your favorite company. If you want a place where you can host a great taco party at home, reach out to our office to find out what units we have available.