Hosting dinner parties can be stressful with too many cooks in the kitchen and several different palates to please. But it doesn’t have to be that way! By planning a stress-free dinner party and picking the perfect menu, you’ll be able to enjoy time with your guests without any concerns about the food itself. We have everything you need to plan the perfect dinner party right here! With our help, you can host an elegant and enjoyable party without any stress.
Make sure to pick a menu that fits with the current season. A winter dinner party might include a roasted rack of lamb with rosemary and garlic, butternut squash soup, and cranberry walnut tart. A summer dinner party could have a light salad, grilled salmon with lemon butter sauce, and blueberry peach cobbler.
Keep your menu cohesive by choosing a variety of dishes that all have complementary flavors. The easiest way to do this is by selecting dishes from a single cuisine, like Mexican or Thai.
Meeting Dietary Restrictions
Since many people have dietary restrictions, be sure to let your caterer know when you’re making your initial call. If a guest can’t eat dairy, for example, there are plenty of non-dairy options available. Guests with gluten allergies can enjoy gluten free pasta or breads that don’t contain wheat. When it comes time for dessert, make sure there are options for guests who follow vegan and sugar free diets by ordering desserts without animal products or sugar.
Enjoy Your Party!
Planning your menu is one of the most important steps in hosting a successful dinner party. You want to make sure that you’re choosing flavors that will complement each other and also be able to meet any dietary restrictions or preferences of your guests. It’s also important to consider cost, as you want all of your guests to feel welcome, regardless of their budget.
Inspired Occasions will create a meal that you can pick up or have delivered. We’ll work with you to create a menu that is seasonal, has cohesive flavors, and meets dietary restrictions of guests. With no stress of cooking, you’ll be able to enjoy your dinner party more.