Sam Orlando Jr., Orlando�s Catering... If people aren�t big fans of the traditional mint julep, just create a different signature drink and name it after the host, like a �Julie Julep,� for instance.
Sam Orlando Jr., Orlando�s Catering... Put foil-covered chocolate roses at each place setting, or make table centerpieces out of them. We�ve also used a rocking horse with a flower wreath around its neck as a buffet decoration.
Lisa Sabin, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch... Express your inner Southern belle, making hats a must for the ladies. A hat exchange before the party can ensure that no one�s seen in last year�s hat.