Something Cold, Something New
Self-serve candy bars are nearing the end of their three-year domination as the reception sweet spot. The next sensation? Ice cream. Reps from the much-hyped chain Cold Stone Creamery, coldstonecreamery.com can set up a stand at your reception for some added entertainment. Friendly staffers make mouthwatering concoctions to order, complete with the marble slab, ice cream and mix-ins. Want to make the idea a take-home treat? Choose your favorite Cold Stone combination, and they’ll package it in individual cups with a personalized label. Cost: About $300 for set-up and $30 per employee, per hour.