Elegant Foods for the Mature Graduation Party When celebrating the Graduation, you'll want plenty of great party foods for the guests to nibble on while they wait for the guest of honor to come out in all their robes. Such delicious foods can fill any party theme. You'll most definitely want a cake for the graduation party. Ice cream cake is even better; just don't pay to have those old photos of the grad printed onto the icing. If your graduate is old enough to drink a bottle of good wine or champagne can really help everyone get into the celebratory spirit. Since your graduate has finally made it and is about to embark on a whole new world of maturity and responsibility, classic elegant food can work quite well to welcome your graduate into this new world. Try a warm pasta salad, Roast Beef with cracked pepper crust and toasted pecans for the guests to snack on. Warm Pasta Salad For this special Graduation party food you'll need the following ingredients: 1/2 c olive oil, 1/3 c fresh basil leaves, 1 T balsamic vinegar, 2 lbs plum tomatoes, 1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese, 3/4 t salt, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1/2 t fresh ground black pepper, 1/4 t red pepper, and 1 package tortellini This Graduation recipe is so very easy, you'll be surprised at how tasty it is, because it's so quick. Cook the tortellini according to package instructions. Once tortellini is cooked, drain it. In a large bowl mix together all the ingredients except for cheese, tomato and pasta. When the pasta is thoroughly drained pour it into the bowl of ingredients. Stir in tomatoes and cheese. Toss the pasta salad so that the pasta is coated on all sides with ingredients. If you wish you can also add some grilled chicken pieces to this dish to make it into a main course for the graduation party. The guests will absolutely love this graduation party dish. It's simple, filling and easy to put together. Mrs. Party... Gail Leino takes a common sense approach to planning and organizing events, celebrations and holiday parties with unique ideas for Graduation party supplies and fun Graduation party games. She explains proper etiquette and living a healthy life while also teaching organizational skills and fun facts. The Party Supplies Hut has lots of party ideas with hundreds of free holiday printable games and free birthday party activities. Over 100 adorable Themes including Graduation Party Supplies to fit your birthday celebration, holiday event, or "just because" parties. Party themes include cartoon characters, sports, movie, TV shows, luau, western, holidays, and unique crazy fun theme ideas.