If it’s been a while since you’ve hosted a cozy dinner party, it’s well worth continuing reading in order to discover a few tips which will help you host the perfect dinner party. As an example, you’ll learn how to impress your guests by serving tasty appetizing dishes.
How to host the perfect dinner party:
1. Find a quick recipe for a make ahead apple crisp
If you’re looking for a tasty treat to serve your guests for dessert, you can’t go wrong choosing to prepare a crunchy yet sweet apple crisp. What exactly is an apple crisp? An apple crisp contains an apple strudel crust, freshly chopped apples, brown sugar and a mixture of oats.
If the vast majority of your dinner guests have sweet tooths, you may want to surprise your dinner guests by placing a scoop of vanilla ice cream on each apple crisp and drizzling high-quality caramel sauce over each serving of apple crisp.
2. When it comes to selecting mains for your dinner party, make sure to offer 2-3 different options
While your parents and parents generation may have served all of their guests the same exact dish, in today’s day and age it’s a far wiser idea to offer 2-3 different options. As not all of your guests may enjoy the same dishes and some of your guests may have special dietary requirements.
As examples, some of your guests may not eat meat, while some of your guests may have an intolerance to nuts, gluten or dairy products.
If you’re unsure of what types of mains you should offer, you may want to offer one white meat option such as grilled chicken or salmon, as well as a red meat option such as steak and a vegetarian option such as a mushroom risotto.
3. Prepare your guests favorite meals as a surprise
If you know the guests who you plan to invite to your dinner party well, you can’t go wrong making the effort to prepare some of your guests’ favorite meals as a surprise. As your guests will be impressed that at your thoughtfulness and your ability to remember some of their personal preferences.
4. Make sure to select your guests carefully
Think carefully about which of your friends and family members are likely to get on well before you start finalizing a guest list for your dinner party.
5. Make sure to introduce each of your guests to one another
Part of the art of being a great host is to be able to make all of your friends feel comfortable. So it’s well worth introducing your friends to one another and encouraging friends who have similar interests to talk to each other. As an example, if you are aware that two of your guests love to travel, it’s well worth starting a conversation with both friends about travel.
So if it’s been a while since you’ve invited a few friends around for a cozy dinner party, it’s a great idea to use the tips listed above to throw a successful dinner party.