Lights, Camera, Snacks! How to Throw an Oscars-Themed Party

Lights, camera, action!

The Oscars, Hollywood’s most prestigious night are upon us once again. It’s that time of the year when the best of the best in the film industry gathers to celebrate cinematic excellence. Whether you’re a die-hard movie buff or just love the excuse to throw a themed and fabulous party, hosting an Oscars-inspired soirée is the perfect way to revel in the glitz and glamour of the silver screen. And what’s a party without some delicious snacks to munch on? We’ve got you covered with a menu inspired by cinema classics, starring a box of our bestseller brownies to sweeten the deal. 

But why throwing a theme party is important? Because it unifies every aspect of the party. It is also a fun opportunity to introduce original activities and get your guests excited about wearing fabulous outfits or costumes! So an Oscars-themed party will be a fun night for your guests to dress up as their favourite actors and movie characters!

Why the Oscars Matter: A Historical and Cultural Perspective

Before we dive into the details of throwing an epic Oscars party, let's take a moment to appreciate why the Academy Awards hold such significance in the world of film and beyond.

The Oscars, officially known as the Academy Awards, have been honouring excellence in cinema since 1929. What started as a modest gathering of industry professionals has evolved into a global phenomenon, watched by millions around the world. But what makes the Oscars so important?

At its core, the Oscars represent a celebration of storytelling. Film as a medium has the power to transport us to different worlds, evoke a myriad of emotions, and shed light on diverse perspectives. Through the recognition of outstanding performances, direction, writing, and technical achievements, the Academy Awards not only acknowledge the talent and hard work of those in the industry but also elevate the art of cinema itself.

Moreover, the Oscars serve as a reflection of our cultural zeitgeist. The films and artists celebrated each year often mirror the social, political, and cultural issues of our time. From groundbreaking moments like Hattie McDaniel becoming the first African American to win an Oscar for her role in "Gone with the Wind" to recent victories for diversity and inclusion, the Oscars have played a pivotal role in shaping conversations around representation in the industry.

In essence, the Academy Awards are more than just a glitzy awards show—they are a testament to the power of storytelling and a celebration of the human experience.

Now, let's get down to the business of throwing an unforgettable Oscars party, complete with a menu that will have your guests feeling like A-list celebrities.

A Menu Inspired by the Classics

Red Carpet Popcorn Bar

Set up a DIY popcorn bar with various toppings inspired by movie theatre favourites! Offer melted butter, and chocolate toppers like Maltesers, Smarties, and Giant Buttons. Or if you want to make it fancy, you could add some gourmet options like truffle parmesan, or spicy chilli lime. 

Star-Studded Cheese Platter

Create a lavish cheese platter featuring artisanal cheeses. Pair them with an assortment of crackers, fruits and nuts for a snacking experience.

Cinematic Cocktail Hour

Shake up some movie-themed cocktails like ‘The Godfather,’ a whiskey-based drink or a ‘Margarita Hayworth,’ a nod to the classic actress.

Bestseller Brownie Bonanza

Now, for the pièce de résistance, our bestseller brownie box. Picture this: a decadent assortment of salted caramel, Kinder Bueno, Nutella, Ferrero Rocher, triple chocolate, and lotus biscuit brownies, all meticulously crafted to perfection by our incredible bakers.

Award-Winning Snack Mix

Whip up a savoury snack mix featuring a mix of popcorn, pretzels, nuts and your favourite seasonings. Package them in individual bags labelled with categories like ‘Best Ensemble Flavours’ or ‘Best Supporting Snack’. 

Classic Movie Candy Buffet

No movie night is complete without a selection of classic movie candies. Set up a candy buffet featuring nostalgic treats like gummy bears, and peanut butter cups.

With this menu, your Oscars party is sure to be a blockbuster hit! Check our Pinterest board to find more ideas on how to set up your table and decorate your party! So roll out the red carpet, put on your best dress, cue up the movies, get your Oscars ballot ready, and celebrate the magic of cinema with your closest friends and family. And don't forget to savour every bite of those delectable brownies—they're the real stars of this awards season!

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