All posts tagged: memorial day

Task of the Week: Be Our Grillmaster

The weather’s been pretty awesome in San Francisco. We wouldn’t exactly call it “hot,” but this city that Mark Twain famously slandered for its bone-chilling summers has been bathed in sunshine for weeks. Maybe this incredible weather is why Vanessa N. and the other rad folks over at 140 Proof decided to throw a barbecue for their customers. They hired TaskRabbit Justin L. to man the grill and chat up the guests. Justin, of course, rocked the Task — and he looked pretty good in the apron, too! Planning your own barbecue for Memorial Day weekend? Here are some ways TaskRabbit can help: Grillmaster — TaskRabbits like Justin can hold court at your grill, so you can relax. Supply Run — Need ice? Beer? Extra chairs? Hire a TaskRabbit to deliver party supplies. Sous Chef — Need someone to slice the watermelon or whip up some appetizers? Extra Staff — From valet parking to kickball refereeing, TaskRabbits can help.  

Memorial Day – Keeping it Easy!

Farewell, Winter! We knew thee well! (Too well, if you ask me.) Let’s kick off Summer the right way: Let’s BARBECUE! Whether it be a tailgating party at your favorite sporting event or a cozy barbecue on the beach at sunset,  you’ll need the Official TaskRabbit Guide to THE PERFECT MEMORIAL DAY BBQ! 1. Create the Guest List: Don’t be shy. The more the merrier! And this is a great time to invite your neighbors over for a casual meet and greet. (We like to use Eventbrite.com to send out invites. It’s Earth-friendly and helps us stay organized with RSVPs.) 2. Plan the menu: Don’t worry about having to fork over a grand to pay for all of the food. BBQ’s are a great time to have a potluck. Ask all of your guests to bring their favorite foods to throw on the bbq. This way, everyone gets to try new foods and no one has to foot a BIG bill. 3. Compile a shopping list of things you’ll need early: You WILL forget things. …