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Amy Rosen is a Birthday Party Specialist. With her many fabulous cooking parties, you are sure to find one that fits your party needs for all ages.
From Cupcake Wars, Chopped Style, Chocolate Molding and Decorating or Pizza and Cupcake Decorating, your guests will be busy the entire party working on their creations. At the end, they are able to bring their work home. Everyone leaves happy. We bring the party to you.
Cupcake Wars is always a fan favorite and the guests are busy for the full 2 hours. The guests are broken down into 3-5 teams with 3-5 people per team. Each team makes 1 dozen colorful cupcakes from scratch. When the cupcakes are baking, the guests make and dye the frosting. While the cupcakes are cooking and cooling, there is a quick 15-20 minute eating and birthday cake break. Then when the cupcakes come out of the oven they are decorated with over 75 decorations that I bring. The teams then pick their best cupcakes to be judged and there are 3-5 categories so each team actually can win. The guest can take the cupcakes home in cupcake boxes, which I provide. I of course am there to run the party and assist them.
Chocolate melting and molding parties are also a fan favorite. I bring approximately 8 different colors of melted chocolate and over 75 different molds. The guests pour the colored melted chocolate into the molds and then they set in the refrigerator. When the molds are setting they then make chocolate fondue and dip fruit, pretzels, cookies etc in chocolate. They can then make chocolate smores. When their chocolate molds have set they can then decorate them with the many decorations that I bring. The guests are busy for the whole 2 hours.
The guests are placed in 3-4 teams. The teams are given 3 baskets. One for appetizers, one for Main course with a side dish and one for desserts. Each basket will have different ingredients, one being a Zinger ingredient. They will use their creativity in making a dish that contains all the ingredients given in the basket. There is always a “Pantry” of vegetables, eggs, flour, spices, etc for them to use in addition to the basket ingredients. Each team is required to make an appetizer, main course and dessert. (this way each team can win one of the categories as there are no “Chopped” teams. We want the guests to remain in the game the whole party so they are always engaged)
As there are a lot of people in the kitchen, we have to keep the cutting with knives in a safe area, keep cooking on the stove top to a minimum. We want a fun party without any injuries. All the dishes require some type of cooking, mixing, chopping etc.
The guest will all be given a piece of pizza dough that they will roll out and cut into cookie cutter shapes. Then they will add the sauce, cheese and pepperoni and then it goes into the oven. While the pizza is baking, the guests start to frost the multicolored vanilla cupcakes that I make at home. I bring 5 different colors of homemade frosting. Then they will decorate the cupcakes with over 75 decorations that I bring. When the Pizza comes out of the oven, they can eat it. The cupcakes can be taken home in cupcake boxes that I bring.