Throwing a dinner party can be a great way to bring all of your favorite people together for one night. The way you do your dinner party is largely up to you and your preferences, but there are some pointers here that can help you to come up with the perfect dinner party plan.
Take a look and see if there’s anything you can take away and use for your own dinner party:
Choose Your Dinner Party Guests Carefully
Make sure you choose your guests carefully; know how many people you can seat and feed, and make sure the people you invite will be able to get along and have good conversations. They don’t all have to know each other, though, and having a mix of people present can be really exciting and fun. You could invite friends, family, work colleagues, gym buddies, you name it!
Cook A Meal You’re Confident With
This is not the night to cook something brand new and complicated. Instead, cook a meal that you’re confident with so you can have an easy night and ensure everybody enjoys their food. You might even want to select something that you can prepare in advance.
Know Dietary Requirements
Make sure you’re aware of any speciality dietary requirements way in advance, so you can plan gluten free, vegan, veggie, dairy free, or another specialist option in advance. You can put this on your invite and tell guests to let you know when they RSVP.
Make Your Own Special “Dinner Party” Cocktail
Something that can make your dinner party memorable, is a delicious cocktail. This can be the signature drink of the night, so experiment a little beforehand and see what you can create. Investing in quality spirits like Bomond Vodka will ensure the cocktails taste amazing and clean. What sort of cocktail do you think represents the theme of the night?
Plan Your Time
Make sure you plan your time carefully, as you want to relax too. You don’t want to be bustling about in the kitchen for too long while your guests have all the fun. Or worse – while they sit in silence waiting for you to come back. This is why it’s a good idea to have as much done beforehand as possible.
Create A Sense Of Occasion
You can create a sense of occasion around your dinner party if you wish; why not ask people to dress up and wear something special? It can be fun to dress up and will give the dinner party a whole new feel.
Create A Table Plan
A table plan will avoid any confusion over who is to sit where, and you can have fun seating people next to one another who you think could have some interesting conversations.
Keep Pets And Kids Out Of The Way
You love them, and your friends do too, but for your dinner party you should try to keep them out of the way. Not everybody loves pets and they can be unsanitary to have around a dinner table.