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Buffet Ideas | Having Fun with Fruit & Veggie Displays

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Fruit & Vegetable Baskets, Platters and Displays

I love Buffets! And, new buffet ideas are something I am always on the lookout for -- a new or different way to display foods -- especially fruits and vegetables.

I thought it might be fun to share some of the fruit and veggie displays I have made over the years as well as others I have run across on the internet. Some are complete works of art made by chefs but there are plenty that are just gorgeous in their own right and might work for you.

Maybe you will be inspired and come up with a display that will WOW your guests at your next birthday party, bridal or baby shower, graduation party, family reunion or holiday gathering!

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Mixture of Fruits and Veggies Displayed on a Buffet - Buffet Ideas

Fruit and Veggie Display 1

Fruit and Veggie Display 1

This is a large vegetable, fruit and cheese display for a 50th birthday party we did. I love the pineapple palm tree with the munchies at the base. I always loved this design and thought it was very impressive!

The amount you need will be dependent on the size of your guest list, theme (if you have one) and making it unique. For parties and gathers at a home, I have found that veggie or fruit baskets work wonderfully!

Take a look below:

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Veggie Basket for Smaller Buffet - Perfect for most any small affair

Veggie Basket - 1

Veggie Basket - 1

The two bowls in this vegetable basket are small pedestal bowls or compotes. They will hold 2 different kinds of vegetable dip (ranch and dill) for guests to chose from.

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Vegetable Basket 11

Vegetable Basket 11

Dark Stained Willow Basket - Buffet Ideas - Fruit and Veggie Displays

Natural Seagrass Basket - Makes a Lovely Fruit and/or Vegetable Basket Display

Get the Set of 3 - You'll have the size you need, when you need it!

Set of 2 Seashell Dip Bowls

Patriotic Dip Bowl - Buffet Ideas

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Fruit Basket - Buffet Ideas

Fruit and Veggie Display 2

Fruit and Veggie Display 2

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Fruit Basket 2

Fruit Basket 2

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Green Cutting Board for Fruits and Veggies

A Feast for the Eyes - Indeed!

Garnish & Carve Fruits and Vegetables Like a Chef!

Fruit Basket at a Baby Shower Buffet

Fruit Basket at a Baby Shower Buffet

Fruit Basket at a Baby Shower Buffet

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Fruit and/or Vegetable Displays - Take 'em or Leave 'em?

Would you (do you) make an interesting display for fruits/vegetable on a buffet table?

Fruit and Vegetable Display Videos

Veggie Basket for Summer BBQ

Veggie Basket for Summer BBQ

Veggie Basket for Summer BBQ

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Which is your favorite buffet display for fruit and/or veggies?

peachy from Home Sweet Home on December 19, 2014:

i love the fruit buffet, maybe a smaller basket would be nice

Merry Citarella from Oregon's Southern Coast on March 20, 2014:

Beautiful photos! What a clever idea!

writerkath on June 14, 2013:

More veggies than fruit for me - but I love the look of all of them!

prince-george-dentists on February 20, 2013:

You can add your art to anything and this lens is proving that once again.

Such a way to decorate salad table.

Brandi from Maryland on February 14, 2013:

Very creative fruit and veggie displays...I love food art! :)

BuckHawkcenter on February 14, 2013:

Your baskets look amazing. What a fun way to break from the typical platter.

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