Easy and Elegant Dinner Party Menu Ideas

Try some of these delicious dinner party recipes to try at your next gathering! Serving a plated first course at your next dinner party will automatically catapult the dining experience to another level.

Rather than serve all of your dishes at once, family-style, as most people do, consider plating your appetizer or first course and serving it on its own, then serving the main course when everyone has finished.  

Another easy way to raise the caliber of your elegant dinner party is to invest in a set of matching plate and glassware.  If price or time is an issue, ease the pressure on your wallet and your dishwasher by purchasing high-quality plastic plates and stemware.  These days, it's not difficult to find plasticware that convincingly imitates glass.

 

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