Sunday actors, actress, directors, and more will gather to celebrate the best in film at the Oscars. This tradition stated in 1927 during dinner, “M-G-M studio chief Louis B. Mayer and his guests talked about creating an organized group to benefit the film industry.”(Academy StoryAcademy Story). Food, entertainment, and awards is the center of the event. Host a party for the night here are a few ideas to recreate a magical transformation.nnThe Governors Ball is the it party after the glamour of the red carpet and award ceremony. This year the colors are red and gold. Recreating you own flair on the night is simple and inexpensive. nnInvite many of your friends, neighbors, and co-workers to join in this award winning night. There are free Oscar invites to email your friends. These invites will set the stage for your party’s theme. nnYou can recreate your own red carpet with the purchase of a backdrop and red carpet. Party City has a great selection of themed backdrops and red carpet rolls for your event. You can include a few fun selfie items to make it a little more fun. Don’t forget the #4ChionStyle and #Oscars. nnYou can present awards for the best dressed, best use of selfie accessories, the guest who selects the most nominees that take home the Oscar, and winner of the Oscars Trivia Game.  This is a great Oscar game, but cell phones must be stashed away for fair playing. nnMusic for the event is easily created with a playlist of the winners of Best Music and Best Picture scores for the last 88 Academy Awards.  Here you can search for the winners and get your playlist ready.nnThe Governors Ball is all set and ready for Sundays hungry award winning party. The celebrities will be enjoying the creations of the top chefs, pastry chefs, event planners and more. You can create the same elegance at your party with variations on the menu for your taste. nnThe Governors Ball will be serving up truffle popcorn dusted with gold. A great savory popcorn to enjoy. Recreating this is as simple as a popcorn bar with various items each of your guest can add to their liking. This can include:nnSweetnnCandynnNerdsnnM&MsnnSkittlesnnChocolatennChipsnnCandy BarsnnReese Peanut Butter CupsnnFruit and NutsnnCoconutnnDried FruitnnPeanutsnnWalnutsnnCashewsnnOther choicesnnVanillannToffeennCarmelnnSavorynnCheesennWhite CheddarnnCheddarnnNacho CheesennSeasoningsnnGarlicnnRanchnnDill PicklennJalapenonnThere are many great food items that are included on the menu for the celebrities after a long day of preparing and attending the evening. They are sure to be hungry guests. Your guest can enjoy some of your favorite simple favorites made bite size or small appetizers. A tradition at the event is Truffle Mac and Cheese by Chef Wolfgang Puck. There is a simple way to create this for your guests in small appetizers with a variety of choices. nn8 ounces elbow macaroninnIn large pot of boiling salted water, cook the macaroni to al dente (approximately 7 minutes). Strain and place in large bowl mixing bowl.nnWhile the noodles are cooking. In a separate pot, melt the butter and whisk in the flour.  Continue to cook over low heat for 4 minutes stirring constantly.  Add the milk, onion and bay leaf.  Simmer for 10 minutes.  Remove onion and bay leaf. nn3 tablespoons butternn3 tablespoons flournn3-1/2 cups milknn1/2 medium white onionnn1 bay leafnnYou are welcome to change up the cheese choice to your top three favorites. nn10 ounces grated sharp aged white Cheddar cheese nn3 ounces grated Gruyere cheese nn1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese nnRemove from heat source add 3/4 of the aged cheddar and all of the other cheeses.  Season with cayenne, salt and black pepper and fold in macaroni. This recipe creates  8 Crème Brûlée Dishes or  4 ramekins.nn1 teaspoon black peppernnpinch cayenne (does not add a lot of heat. You can adjust to your liking)nn1 tsp. nutmeg (if you desire)nn1 teaspoon sea saltnnHere you can now decide to change up the selections for your guests. You can create some plain mac and cheese with bread crumbs on the top, Truffle Mac and Cheese, or Lobster Mac and Cheese.nnBread CrumbsnnSection off some of the macaroni and cheese into another mixing bowlnnToast up bread slices to make 1 cup of crumbsnnyou can use plain white bread, sour dough, or brioche. nnBlend until crumbs nnToss withnn3 tablespoons butter meltednn1 tsp. dried or finely chopped parsly nn Place macaroni and cheese in lightly buttered Crème Brûlée Dishes or ramekins. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove let stand 5 minutes. nnYou can create Truffle Macaroni and Cheese with or without the bread crumb topping.  Section off some of the macaroni and cheese add 3 tablespoons finely chopped black truffles mix lightly. nnPlace macaroni and cheese in lightly buttered Crème Brûlée Dishes or ramekins. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees.nnAfter waiting the 5 minute rest period you nnFinish with a few drops of black truffle oilnnPlace sliced fresh black truffles on topnnLobster Macaroni and Cheese nnSection off some of the macaroni and cheese into another mixing bowl. You can create this with or without the bread crumb topping.nn1/2 pound cooked lobster meatnnToss lightly nnPlace macaroni and cheese in lightly buttered Crème Brûlée Dishes or ramekins. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees.nnFrancis Ford Coppola, film director and maker, is the wine of the evening. Get your decanters and wine glasses ready for a night of celebration. The celebrities will enjoy this label poured from Oscar® themed Magnums.nnDessert is always must for a party. A great local baker can create various desserts for your elegant event. One great item is mini desserts. This allows for great tasting experiences and little clean up.nnGreat decor for your party is some simple floral arrangements on the serving table and one or two other locations. This will brighten the room and bring a nice scent. Red and white carnations with baby’s breath in gold vases perfect for the color scheme.  nnThe evening is perfect with a little glitz and glam for your friends. You can enjoy a night of entertainment, games, and exceptional food. Post your Oscars’ Party photos here #4ChionStyle. nnThe 89th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7:00 p.m. EST/4:00 p.m. PST.nn@4ChionLifestylennFollow us for all thing fashion, celebrity, and beauty. Connect Here:nnInstagramnnFacebooknnTwitternnGooglennPinterestnnFlickrnnTumblrnnFOLLOW THE ACADEMY[Submitted by Tammy Forchion]nn—nn

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