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What Do Your Guests Love About Your Dinner Parties?

Hosting a dinner party is one of the best ways to spend quality time with your friends and family. Of course, there is a lot of hard work that goes into it. Aside from the cooking, there are lots of preparations to make sure your home is welcoming and looking at its very best. You have all the hospitality to think of too. Well, you must be doing something right, because all of your guests always say yes to your invitations!


The Food?

Perhaps it’s the delicious menus you’re able to prepare time after time? Your gifts in the kitchen are certainly put to good work with the demanding tastes of your friends. Of course, you cater to every flavor! That’s what makes you the perfect host. You know how to make even the most tried and tested dishes come to life every time you serve them.

What Do Your Guests Love About Your Dinner Parties?

Wonderful flavors begin with the choice of dish

No special diet is too tough for you to work with either. Whether it’s fat-free, wheat-free, or sugar-free, you can work your manage with your ingredients. Cooking with other people’s preferences in mind is perhaps a challenge you relish. It also makes you an awesome friend and dinner party host!


The Presentation?

The presentation of the food should delight as well. That’s all part of the preparation. As the perfect dinner party host, you set each place setting on the table with fine precision. You’re so prepared and so well rehearsed that every glass, knife, fork and spoon is in place before your guests ever arrive. The dishes you serve are garnished, and the wine is poured at the perfect temperature. Even the music choices seem to enhance the meal!


The Home Comforts?

Dinner parties usually last about four hours. It’s important your guests are comfortable during this time, so dining at the breakfast nook simply won’t cut it. You need a dining set like the ones at the dining room outlet, with extra cushioning in the seats. The table should be elegant with and without the tablecloth. It needs to be big enough to cater for your entire guest list plus the odd surprise plus one.

What Do Your Guests Love About Your Dinner Parties?

Is everybody comfortable?


The Drinks?

From cocktails to coffees – you need to be prepared for anything. This is the part of the dinner party that really has to be improvised on the fly. You never know what will quench your guests’ thirsts. Invest in a good coffee machine that can keep your favorite roast hot through the evening. Make sure you’ve got a few different cocktails in your arsenal too. Recipes books are a must! You also need lots of crushed and cubed ice. Finally, invest in a wine course to help you select the very best bottles for each dish.

The Company?

At the end of the day, it is surely your company that guests keep coming back for. You’re the life and soul of every party, and you’re the perfect host. You know all the courtesies of welcoming people into your home. And you’re able to carefully balance the demands of preparing food with mingling and chatting. You love it!

About the Author
Da Vinci, Editor in Chief of Your Life After 25, has carved out her own position as a “Realistic Optimist,” and modern day Renaissance woman. Your Life After 25 is the women's magazine for all women, but we put a spin on things and also make sure to embrace life for ladies over 25. Whether you're 25, 30, 35, 40, 50 or older we have something for you! Your Life After 25 "Believe It Or Not, It Does Go On"
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