Restaurant or Catering Service, find the right partner to organize a communion meal in Geneva.
Your child’s First communion is coming, so you need to start thinking about the communion party and the menu you’re going to offer your guests.
Successfully organizing a communion reception in Geneva is much more than just a meal. You forget the formal side of the meal where everyone sits around a well laid table. What’s more, you can receive many people at the same time.
The Restaurant Vieux-Bois, for a communion meal in the heart of a green setting.
To organize a communion meal in Geneva, the Restaurant Vieux-Bois is a must not only in terms of its infrastructure, with its magnificent terrace and its breathtaking view of Ariana Park, but also in terms of our experience in organizing events.
In this unique place steeped in history, the Restaurant Vieux-Bois does everything possible to make your communion party unique.
Innovation and anticipation of your requests are the key words of our chefs to guarantee you an exceptional event. Great importance is given to the finishing touches as well as the presentation of the dishes, without ever neglecting the taste!
Our extremely well-trained team is there to understand your needs and organize your custom-made communion meal to not only meet, but exceed your expectations.
EHG Traiteur, the excellence of our catering service to organize your event
EHG Catering, the excellence of our catering service to organize your First communion party in Geneva
Choosing the right caterer for your communion party in Geneva is essential to make your reception a success. It is essential to use an experienced professional who listens to your needs and expectations in order to avoid organisational problems on the one hand and disappointment for the guests on the other.
EHG Traiteur, the catering service of the Hotel Management School of Geneva allows you to approach your event in complete serenity thanks to our offer of tasty and refined tastings and our experience in the organisation of cocktails and receptions. Our chefs offer tailor-made formulas that will amaze you with their quality. Colourful and sought-after assortments, mixing unexpected and original flavours. So many delicious opportunities to discover our tasty creations that will excite your taste buds and delight your guests.
We offer our catering service for your communion party regardless of the number of guests.
WHERE TO ORGANIZE A FIRST COMMUNION PARTY IN GENEVA | INFORMATIONS
Restaurant Vieux Bois
Avenue de la Paix 12 – CH 1202 Genève
Tél : +41 22 919 24 21
8 tips for preparing your first communion party at restaurant in Geneva
The reception of First Communion can be a simple Communion breakfast or lunch that takes place in a hotel, restaurant with some family and friends.
For those who like to entertain, a family and friendly party is a good option. Don’t forget to plan meals for children and adults as guests. As a family, the child’s friends and classmates will all be invited.
Remember that this is not a typical children’s party. Unlike a wedding, which is mainly for adults, or a children’s birthday party, which is for children, a First Communion party is likely to have guests of all ages. The celebrant should be the “star” of the party and you need to make sure he and his friends have fun, but your planning should also address adults as guests rather than as helpers.
Why choose a caterer or a top-of-the-range restaurant known for its know-how for your communion meal?
The choice of caterer or restaurant is crucial to the success of the event. Above all, the reputation of the service provider must be taken into account: know-how, experience, quality of service, etc.
By opting for a top-of-the-range restaurant or catering service in Geneva that has already proven itself to a demanding clientele, you can be sure that the organisation of the day will live up to your expectations. Our staff can help you find the right reception hall and advise you in the choice of the different service providers. His team can also take care of the decoration so that everything is in harmony with your style or the theme you have chosen.
For the organisation of your communion meal in Geneva, trust Signé EHG to organise it. At your request, we can impress your guests with culinary shows or remain discreet while remaining responsive to the needs of each guest.
By calling on our catering services for your communion meal, we will put all our talents at the service of your event so that it is unique.
The perfect date for your communion meal? It’s the date that suits you best! Do you find it a bit cumbersome to organize the reception on the same day as the celebration, or do you have other family events taking place on the same day? Never mind, the party can take place 1 or 2 weeks after communion, if it suits you, you don’t have to do everything on the same day..
It is recommended that you send an invitation at least four weeks in advance to all the friends and family members you wish to see at this celebration.
You will find specially designed cards in specialist shops, but it is also possible to make them yourself with your child. All you have to do is choose beautiful, plain cards in the colour of your choice and decorate them with ribbons or pictures to suit the occasion.
Ask a photographer to immortalize this event! Sometimes it is not allowed to take a photo at the time of the ceremony, but it is possible to take beautiful souvenir photos of the communicant at other times, just before communion, at the exit of the church and during the festivities. These memories will be precious!
Also set a date to take some nice photos in advance that you can use for invitations or thank you notes.
Games and animation
Unlike a traditional children’s festival, the celebration of First communion usually brings together several generations. You will therefore need to take this into account and make sure that you plan entertainment that will appeal to all your guests, whatever their age.
Although adults are usually able to keep themselves busy simply by talking and taking the opportunity to reconnect with people they don’t see regularly, many will be delighted to take part in the games on offer.
You could, for example, organize a scavenger hunt with teams of guests of different ages.
Another original idea would be to prepare a quiz (in teams, again) whose questions should highlight everyone’s knowledge.
If you choose to plan activities for young people only, ask one or two people to help you with this task.
- ball games if the party is outdoors
- a piñata
- printed images to be coloured
- thematic make-up (e.g. Noah’s Ark)
- a workshop for decorating cookies or mini muffins, etc.
Traditionally, children receive many gifts at this celebration. However, it is appropriate to choose meaningful gifts. There are many occasions in a year to give your toddlers a console or a new bicycle. Therefore, choose symbolic objects:
- a medal.
- an icon.
- a beautiful pen…
The purpose of this feast is not to focus on the material, but of course the spiritual, and the gifts chosen should also reflect this specificity.
Some also choose to prepare a souvenir gift for each guest. Small tulle bags filled with almond sugared almonds are a must, but don’t hesitate to be creative: you could also insert in the bag a photo of your child, or a blessing written by your child’s hand on a pretty card.
Choose your favourite photo from the party and print it as a thank you card to send to all guests.
After spending so much time planning and enjoying the party, you’ll surely want to keep some great memories. Thanks to the photographer, you’ll have great photos of your child, it would be a shame not to keep them. You can record your child’s communion day in a personalised photo book of this beautiful day.
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