Great Balls of Fire

Goodness, gracious, these hot tips are sure to ignite at your next event!

On Fire

Photo Courtesy of Barry Brecheisen

This table setting is hot, but only figuratively. While it may look like a real fire, it’s actually illuminated water vapor. Therefore it’s a lot safer for your guests.

Sound Healing

Photo Courtesy of Tony Colasurdo Photography

Imagine a wellness activity that uses vibrations to slow down brainwaves and relax your guests. This installation here, a mix of LED lights and headphones to create a new age wellness and therapy session creating a unique and interactive light and sound installation.

Mixology 101

Photo Courtesy of Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Treat your guests to inventive techniques and clever concoctions with a hands-on mixology class. Have it structured or creative. Either way, guests get to enjoy whatever they dream up after as a fun engaging activity.

Hot Mary

This a hot take on a Bloody Mary is made with roasted jalapeno puree. Your guests may be breathing fire after!

Ingredients
For the Roasted-Jalapeño Purée:
2 large jalapeños

For the Cocktail:
1/4 cup (48g) kosher salt
1 tablespoon chili powder
6 bacon swizzle sticks
3 cups (720ml) tomato juice or V8
1 1/2 cups (360ml) mezcal
3/4 cup (180ml) fresh juice from about 6 limes
1/4 cup Roasted-Jalapeño Purée
Directions

  1. To Make the Jalapeño Purée: Place jalapeños in an oven-safe dish lined with tinfoil and broil, turning at 5-minute intervals, until all sides are blackened and charred, 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool, then add to the jar of a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. To Prepare the Glasses: On a small plate, combine salt and chili powder. Run a lime wedge around the rim of 6 tall beer or Collins glasses and coat edges with salt/chili mixture. Add a bacon swizzle stick to each glass. Fill glasses with ice.
  3. To Make the Cocktail: In a large pitcher, combine tomato juice, mezcal, lime juice, and jalapeño purée. Stir to combine and pour into individual glasses.

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