Beat the Heat: Timing Your Summer Party for Comfort and Fun

Beat the Heat: Timing Your Summer Party for Comfort and Fun

by | Parties, Party Tips

Hosting a party in the sweltering summer heat can result in melted cheese, wilted lettuce, and sweat-drenched guests – not the ideal scenario for a memorable gathering. At Chez Vous Caterers & Party Rentals, we’ve honed our expertise to ensure your summer event is all about fun, not the sun.

The Challenges of Midday Summer Parties

Imagine the scene: a beautiful summer afternoon, but your perfectly crafted cheese board is turning into a gooey mess, the lettuce in your salad is wilting, and your guests are too busy fanning themselves to enjoy the party. Scheduling a summer party between 1-5pm exposes your event to the day’s most intense heat, presenting a slew of uncomfortable and potentially costly challenges.

The Solutions: Consider Later Party Times & Adequate Shading

Why not move your party to later in the day when the heat has begun to dissipate? This simple rescheduling can make a world of difference for your guests’ comfort. Additionally, providing shade is essential. Think tents and umbrellas to shield your guests and food from direct sun exposure. Cooling equipment like fans and air conditioners are effective too, but bear in mind these solutions can be cost-prohibitive.

The Importance of a Plan B

Just as you’d have a backup plan for rain, it’s equally important to prepare for extreme heat. Consider having an indoor option available, or be prepared to reschedule for a cooler day. Prioritize the comfort and safety of your guests when planning your event – a little foresight goes a long way in ensuring a successful party.

At Chez Vous Caterers & Party Rentals, we’re dedicated to making your event a hit, regardless of the weather. With our extensive experience in catering and party rentals, we can help you plan for any scenario, ensuring your party goes off without a hitch. Contact us today and let’s start planning your perfect summer party!

About Chez Vous Catering and Party Rentals

Chez Vous is a full-service Staten Island catering company that offers everything from hall rentals to complete party planning services. We have a wide range of party rentals available for rent. Our team is more than delighted to cater at any location of your choosing on Staten Island or in the tri-state area.

We can also host your event at our historic Edgewater Hall. It’s exceptional compared to other Staten Island catering halls. The main hall of the three-story Victorian building features tin ceilings, exposed brick walls, authentic French doors and windows, a glass-enclosed porch, and solid oak floors. The second floor is a contemporary Manhattan-style loft with a comfortable yet unique feel and great views of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. So what are you waiting for?

Call Chez Vous Catering and Party Rentals for questions or to book today: (718) 720-0900

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Chez Vous, catering to the hip & stylish for over 35 years.

Whether you select Edgewater Hall as your party site or you have your own unique type of location in mind, Chez Vous Catering and Party Rentals promise to plan your affair with distinction.

Serving the tri-state area, we specialize in on-site and off-premise catering. We can host your event at Edgewater Hall or bring our services to you!

For booking, please call us at: (718) 720-0900

Speak to our owner, Ettore, directly: 1-347-723-1825

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As Seen on My Fair Wedding

Chez Vous was a featured caterer on My Fair Wedding with David Tutera. To watch a clip and learn more about our appearance on the show: click here

As Seen On Inspired Bride

As Featured on Inspired Bride

Our 100 Years of Wedding Dresses project, which uses the historic Edgewater Hall as a backdrop was featured on Inspired Bride: click here