(Closed) Mash potato Bar

posted 9 years ago in Food
Post # 3
997 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - The Pierre Hotel

I never heard of it, but I love mashed potatoes, so I would be all over that!  Tongue out

Post # 4
2725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Never heard of it but Yummy!!!!!!!!!!!

Post # 5
32 posts
  • Wedding: May 2010

We just had one at a company event and it was the best thing ever…out oof everything there it was certainly the best…presentation and all…they served the mashed potates in a martini glass and had all the fixings on the side….two thumbs up on this one!!!

Post # 6
236 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I’ve heard it done the same way as ittagonzalez said, with martini glasses and all the toppings you can imagine to add.

The one thing I have decided for my wedding is mashed potatoes…mmmm, my favorite. But I’m still not convinced that the mashed potato bar is the way to go. Having it in a martini glass seems odd to me.


Post # 7
55 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

ooh, we’re going to have a mashed potato bar… i’m glad it’s been a hit at other weddings!

Post # 8
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I’ve heard of mashed potato bars, but I’ve only seen them in my dorm dining hall. 😉 Not sure I would do this for a wedding.

Post # 9
2695 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

My brother’s wedding they had one.  They had regular mashed potatoes and then sweet potatoes.  Then they had all the toppings.  Sour cream, chives, butter, maple brown sugar etc.  My SIL wanted them served in martini glasses which they did but the glasses took 2-3 scoops of potatoes to look full and the cater didn’t allow for that, so about 1/3 of the guests didn’t get any. 

They looked pretty though in the martini glasses but need to keep in mind it takes more scoops then just putting it on a plate.

Post # 10
14 posts
  • Wedding: August 2009

My Maid/Matron of Honor had one at her wedding and it was DELISH!!! Definitely a HIT!

Post # 11
635 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

We’re having one at our wedding.  Yum!

Post # 13
157 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

i’ve seen them at a few corporate cocktail party type events, and then once at a wedding last year (always in a martini glass).   Of course, I LOVE Mashed potatos…so I ate an entire glassful during the wedding cocktail hour…and wasn’t even hungry by the time dinner rolled around.  

So, although I’d love to have one at my own wedding…i fear that my guests will be just like me!   I’ll pay $140 for them to eat that night…and they will only eat .50 cents of mashed potatoes!   

Post # 14
6597 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I had them in my dorm cafeteria – it was sooooo good!

Post # 15
1514 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I’ve never heard of it, but it sounds yummy.

Post # 16
12087 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

I’ve heard of it!  It sounds delish.  Just think of all the possibilities:  garlic mashed potatoes, cheesy mashed potatoes, mashed potatoes with bacon, sweet potato mashed potatoes . . . yum.

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