Top 10 Live Food Stations To Have At Your Next Event In 2024

Published on:
July 5, 2024

Hey party planners and foodies! Planning an event and wondering what delicious delights to serve your guests?

Well, look no further! We’ve compiled a mouthwatering list of the top 10 food catering options that are sure to make your event a hit. Whether you’re hosting a birthday, a corporate event, or a casual get-together, these culinary treats will leave everyone craving for more.

From savoury to sweet, here’s our delicious lineup! 

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1. Fresh Popping Popcorn

Ah, the unmistakable aroma of freshly popped popcorn—nothing quite says "celebration" like this classic snack!

Greet your guests with the delightful sight and sound of kernels dancing and popping merrily in the air by setting up a popcorn station with different seasonings like caramel, cheese, and classic butter!

Pro tip: Amp up the visual appeal of the live popcorn station with cute signs, colourful scoops, and maybe even some retro popcorn boxes to create an inviting atmosphere! Whether it’s a wedding reception, a corporate gala, or a casual party among friends and family, a fresh popcorn station adds a touch of nostalgia.

It’s a conversation starter, a snack that sparks joy and brings back fond memories of movie nights and carnivals! 

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2. Takoyaki with Bonito Flakes

If you're looking to add a touch of Japanese flair to your next event, look no further than the irresistible takoyaki live station!

These Japanese octopus balls are a savoury delight! Serve them hot with tangy takoyaki sauce, bonito flakes, and a sprinkle of seaweed for an authentic taste of Japan, ready to tantalise your taste buds!

Having a Takoyaki live food station is a surefire way to keep your guests happy and coming back for more of these delightful, mouthwatering bites. Kanpai (cheers) to tasty takoyaki and a huge success to your event!

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3. Juicy Ramly Burger

Malaysian street food favourite, Ramly burgers are juicy, flavourful, and packed with deliciousness.

You can choose to add a modern twist to the traditional ramly burger, customising it with cheese, eggs, and special sauces for a truly satisfying burger experience! Juicy beef or chicken patties sizzling on the grill, wrapped in a blanket of egg and loaded with a symphony of sauces and toppings.

Is your mouth watering right now? Because ours sure are!

So, spice up your next event with a Ramly Burger live station, and watch as it brings a taste of Malaysia’s vibrant street food scene right to your event!

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4. Crispy Twist Potato

Add a twist to traditional potato snacks with a crispy twist potato station!

These spiral-cut potatoes are fried to perfection and can be seasoned with your choice of spices or served with a range of dipping sauces. It’s a fun and flavourful snack that’s as visually appealing as it is tasty!

With its widespread popularity in the Pasar Malam scene in Singapore, The Crispy Potato Twist live station is a must-have addition to any event that promises to satisfy cravings and ignite taste buds! It adds a touch of crispy delight to any event, whether it’s a birthday party, a wedding reception, or a casual get-together.

So, why settle for ordinary when you can twist up the excitement at your next event? 

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5. Hot Dog Buns

For a classic crowd-pleaser, set up a hot dog bar where guests can customise their hot dogs with a variety of toppings and condiments.

Whether they prefer chilli and cheese or classic mustard and relish, hot dogs are a nostalgic treat that everyone loves.They’re a delicious bundle of comfort and flavour, wrapped in a soft, fluffy bun and customised to your heart’s content with all your favourite toppings.

It’s a snack that is sure to bring smiles and satisfy hunger with every savoury bite!

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6. Crispy Roti Prata

Indulge in the crispy goodness of roti prata at a live station where these flaky, buttery flatbreads are made fresh to order!

Served with savoury curry or sweet condensed milk, roti prata is a delightful local snack that satisfies cravings and adds a touch of exotic flair to your event.Imagine a station where skilled chefs expertly stretch and flip dough into thin, delicate layers that are then fried to crispy perfection.

The air is filled with the irresistible aroma of butter and dough, and guests can watch as each Roti Prata is served hot and fresh, ready to be enjoyed with either savoury curry or sweet condensed milk. It’s a snack that’s as visually captivating as it is mouthwateringly tasty!

Having a Crispy Roti Prata station adds a touch of cultural delight and savoury satisfaction to your event. I mean, who can resist that first bite into a crispy, buttery Roti Prata that melts in your mouth, right?

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7. Thai Rolled Ice Cream

Experience the tastiness of Thai rolled ice cream with a live station where guests can watch as creamy ice cream is spread, rolled, and topped with their favourite mix-ins! It’s a mesmerising display of culinary artistry that results in a deliciously cold and creamy dessert, allowing you to cool down in style, especially in Singapore’s blazing hot weather!

This isn’t your average scoop—it’s a mesmerising dessert experience where creamy ice cream is handcrafted right before your eyes on a frozen slab. Watching liquid ice cream magically transform into delicate rolls is not just entertainment—it’s a delicious art form that adds a touch of excitement to any occasion!

What are you waiting for? Elevate your event with the irresistible charm of Thai Rolled Ice Cream and watch as your guests savour every cool and creamy moment!

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8. Churros

Bring a taste of Spain to your party with a churro station. Watch as these golden delights are freshly fried before your very eyes and dusted with cinnamon sugar, ready to be dipped into decadent chocolate or caramel sauce.

Every bite is a crispy, doughy delight that’s sure to be a hit among guests! Perfectly crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, churros are a classic Spanish dessert that’s loved around the world. Whether you’re a longtime fan or trying them for the first time, they’re sure to bring smiles and satisfy your sweet cravings!

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9. Traditional Ice Cream Cart

Cool down your guests with an ice cream cart offering a variety of flavours and toppings. From creamy vanilla to exotic blueberry waves, everyone can enjoy their dream ice cream in either a cup or wrapped in rainbow bread—the classic Singaporean way! It’s a refreshing treat that brings smiles and joy on even the hottest days!

Chill out in style with our Ice Cream Cart—a cool and delicious addition that will make your event a hit with guests of all ages! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, a wedding, or just a fun get-together, ice cream is the perfect way to cool down and enjoy a moment of sweetness.

Join us in scooping up some sweet memories and add a touch of cool indulgence to your next gathering with our delightful Ice Cream Cart. Your guests will thank you, and you’ll be the hero of dessert time! 

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10. Sweet Candy Floss

Hey sweet tooth enthusiasts, get ready to indulge in a cloud of sugary goodness with our Sweet Candy Floss station—a whimsical addition that will sweeten up your event in the most delightful way possible! Kids and adults alike will love watching it being spun and then enjoying the sweet, melt-in-your-mouth goodness.

Whether you call it cotton candy, candy floss, or fairy floss, it’s a classic favourite that adds a touch of fun and sweetness to any occasion. Perfect for birthday parties, carnivals, weddings, or any gathering where smiles and sugar are a must!

Candy floss is a treat that brings smiles, creates memories, and leaves everyone with a sugar high of happiness. Treat your guests to a magical experience and watch as they delight in every fluffy, sugary moment! 

In Conclusion

And there you have it—our top 10 live food stations that are guaranteed to turn your next event into a culinary paradise! Whether you’re aiming for comfort classics like hot dogs and popcorn or exploring international flavours with takoyaki and ramly burgers, these choices are sure to satisfy every palate and keep your guests coming back for more. 

Remember, the secret ingredient to a successful event isn’t just the food—it’s the joy and laughter shared around the table.

So, pick your favourites, plan with passion, and get ready to delight your guests with delicious memories.

From savoury to sweet, from traditional to trendy, these catering ideas are designed to make your event shine. Go ahead, indulge in the flavours that speak to you and create an experience that’s as unforgettable as it is delicious!