Throwing a successful dinner party can be hard work, but it’s well worth the effort when you see what a good time your guests are having (and what a good time you’re having as well). Use the following tips to help plan a successful dinner party.
- Accommodating Guests – Don’t try to accommodate all of your guests individually. Just aim to have a nice variety of food options available to suit any and all tastes.
- Choose Three Main Dishes – Since it’s going to be difficult to arrange a 3 or 4-course meal that will satisfy everyone, go with three main dishes and then round out the rest of the dinner with small appetizers.
- Plan Ahead – Make sure to invite guests ahead of time so that you know who’s coming and who isn’t. That way, you know how much seating you need and you can prep the table ahead of time.
- Ask for Help – Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Have a close friend or family member help you prep before the meal, cleanup after the meal, or even with serving.
- Have Fun – There’s a lot of prep-work involved with planning a dinner party. But the most important thing is that you are able to have fun during the dinner party itself.
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