Seafood invitations are appropriate for inviting guests to a type of gathering that is centralized around seafood of any kind. The most common themes include that of a crawfish boil, oyster roast, clam bake, shrimp boil, lobster bake, or low country boil. The theme of the seafood party varies from region to region depending on the location, its natural resources, and the time of year. A seafood boil generally brings on a local tradition that is shared by everyone. Bakes and boils are generally held outdoors. They can take place at the beach, along the coast, or even in your backyard. If you are hosting an event with a large group of people, a seafood boil is a great way to gather everyone for a casual, relaxed day of feasting and mingling. There is no fuss and no dirty dishes. The food is generally poured directly onto the table. Outdoor tables or picnic tables can be set with disposable tablecloths or newspapers. Crawfish boil invitations, low country boil invitations, oyster roast invitations, and clam bake invitations set the stage for a casual gathering with an abundance of delicious foods for everyone to enjoy!
Crawfish Boil Feast Invitations
Spicy Crawfish Boil Invitations
Crawfish Boil Fun Seafood Invitations
Cajun Crawfish Boil Invitations
Pile 'Em On
Beach Motion Nautical Invitations
Low Country Docks
Don't Be A Crab
Crab Fest – Brunette
Crab Fest – Blonde
Lobster Time - Brunette
Lobster Time - Blonde
Crawfish Gleam Boil Invitations
Oysters on the Shell
Seafood Bake Place Setting
|Seafood invitations are a social event in which the preparation and consumption of shellfish is the central theme. Seafood boils can be used to bring on a large festivity, a corporate event, a community affair, a holiday celebration, a wedding event, or a family annual tradition. A seafood boil is a great way to gather large groups of people to savor succulent foods while enjoying the outside weather and each other's company. There are many seafood boils, and each type is influenced by its region or origin.
Crawfish Boil Invitations – used for planning a Louisiana favorite! Crawfish boils are so popular, that they have become an American favorite all across our country! Guests are sure to enjoy a bountiful feast of Cajun style cooking and the cultural traditions of New Orleans! They are perfect for hosting large events that are sure to be filled with plenty of spice! Fresh crawfish is generally boiled in a large pot with potatoes, corn and seasoning. Let the good times roll!
Oyster Roast Invitations – used to bring on a coastal feast where oysters are placed on a hot grill. This simple technique allows them to open naturally, and thus, easy to enjoy. Oyster roasts are extremely popular in the Carolinas during the chilly coastal months, when oysters are good and everyone can gather to enjoy the warmth of the coals.
Clambake Invitations - used for inviting guests to join together for a cookout at the seashore! Clams, lobsters, mussels, corn and other foods and seasonings are traditionally baked in a deep pit of hot rocks thickly covered with seaweed. If the beach is unavailable, a clambake can take place in your home or backyard. You may simply use hot coals on the grill or a large pot on the stove.
Lobster Bake Invitations – used for cooking lobsters the traditional way, on the beach or in the backyard! The result is great tasting lobster that guests are sure to enjoy! Lobsters are baked on a bed of hot coals. Other typical ingredients include red potatoes, large clams, and corn on the cob. Make sure to have large tables covered with newspapers and paper towels. Once the lobsters are cooked, simply serve all of the mouth watering foods onto table tops. Provide melted butter and sea salt. So good!
Shrimp Boil Invitations – used when the focus of the event is centralized around fresh shrimp. Guests are sure to have a good time as they roll up their sleeves, and savor piles of steaming shrimps. This is a great way to get everyone together for a casual afternoon of good foods and good friends! And it's so easy! Simply boil large pots of water with beer and seasonings. Add fresh shrimps, sausages, potatoes and corn. And the best part is that you may strew the shrimps onto newspapers for guests to enjoy!
Low Country Boil Invitations – used to bring on the best of coastal living! As they say, the bigger the crowd, the bigger the pot! It's so easy and so good! A typical low country boil features shrimps, sausages, corn and potatoes; all boiled together in one large pot. When finished cooking, simply pour the ingredients onto newspapers. Provide cold beers, tarter sauce and plenty of lemon. Good times and conversations are sure to be had while everyone delves into piles of succulent shrimps. This dish can also be called a Frogmore Stew.
Crab Invitations – used for inviting guests to come crack crabs! Crab feasts are perfect for bringing on social events in which the crab is featured. The crabs can be boiled in a large pot; or they can be baked outdoors over hot rocks. You may even host the event in a local crab shack. A crab feast is sure to bring on a casual yet festive atmosphere, as guests mingle together and crack crabs over tables topped with newspapers and crab crackers. The most popular crabs used are Snow Crabs, Alaskan King Crabs, Blue Crabs and Dungeness Crabs. Serve with corn, coleslaw, potatoes and beer. Everyone is sure to have a crab cracking good time!
Fish Fry Invitations - used for hosting a laid back afternoon of fish, beer, coleslaw, french fries, tarter sauce, lemon wedges, and malt vinegar. Everyone is sure to enjoy fresh fish that is battered and fried. The type of fish will vary depending on the local catch of the day. A fish fry has become a traditional favorite in many regions of our country. A good old fashioned fish fry is the perfect excuse for having a large get together while enjoying the seasoned, crispy filets!
So no matter what type of seafood boil or bake you are planning, Creations By Leslie carries a plethora of designs to capture the tone of your overall event. When guests receive their seafood invitations in the mail, they are sure to be enticed to a social gathering where seafood is the central focus and regional cultures and traditions are embraced.