It doesn’t get much more intimate in a social setting than throwing a good ol’ fashioned dinner party to get people you care about all in a room to spend time with one another.
You may be having family members come by who haven’t seen each other in months. Maybe you have several friends and associates in your field of work that you would like to create a networking opportunity for.
This could also be a mini high school reunion for people that happen to be back in town during the holidays.
Whatever the reason, here is how to host the perfect dinner party to remember.
Bedtime for Your Baby
Before you get the party started, you may want to get your baby’s bedtime started in order to free up your time to entertain your guests.
Before the big day even occurs, you should be establishing a consistent bedtime routine for your newborn, which can start around six to eight weeks of age.
Sleep training works well if your baby normally gets between six and eight hours of sleep without waking up.
Train your baby to get sleepy on their own without your help. Put away your electronic devices because the bright light from the screens can make your baby more alert and curious.
Play soothing music at a low level or a white noise machine to drown out outside noises that can keep your baby wide awake.
Get Ready to Cook
Winstead of relying on a catering service to supply all the food, give this dinner party of yours the personal touch by committing to cooking the food.
You can use this get-together as an excuse to upgrade your kitchen tools and purchase some fresh new cookware to prepare your feast.
Look for some ceramic-coated cookware without chemicals that comes in a complete set of pots and pans that are non-toxic, non-stick, easy to wash, and offer heat conductivity to ensure that the surface of your cookware heats up evenly so that the same can be said for your food inside of it.
Drinks to Serve
Imagine the ways that you can stoke up the flames of conversation and keep people engaged, and one of the ways is to offer beverages that they may have never tasted before.
Among your selection of drinks, including some delicious tepache that provides healthy probiotic beverages with a Mexican flavor.
You can get them in an awesome variety that includes Grapefruit Lime, Original Ginger Manzana, Watermelon Jalapeño, Moderno Orange Turmeric, Picante Mango Chili, Cactus Prickly Pear, and Traditional Pineapple Spice.
Set the Table
Is your upcoming dinner party reminding you that it is time for a newer, bigger dinner table to accommodate more guests?
Get your table setting situation up to par with the proper dining furniture to create a great experience where no one feels cramped, and you are prepared for future parties with this much-needed entertaining investment.
Cue Up the Mood Music
There is a reason why the soft and sultry sounds within the genre of jazz are often referred to as “dinner jazz,” with the way that these light and melodious tunes play rather nicely while you are sharing a meal and holding a conversation.
Instead of getting carried away with up-tempo danceable music that encourages people to dance when you don’t have a dance floor spreading across your living room, be sure to throw on some cool new jazz albums on your record player to set the tone as the wine gets poured and the memories get shared.
If you are not up-to-date on the newest and latest in the jazz scene, try some vinyl recordings from newer and older artists on the respected Blue Note record label like:
- Cassandra Wilson
- Norah Jones
- Geri Allen
- Trombone Shorty
- Lee Morgan
- Hank Mobley
- Milt Jackson
- Grant Green
- Ornette Coleman
- Don Cherry
- Ethan Iverson
- Jackie McLean
- Gerald Clayton
- Joel Ross
Candles to Sparkle Up the Vibe
If you are preparing this dinner party to make a positive impact on your new co-workers at work, you may be feeling a little bit of anxiety.
Boost your confidence that night by lighting some energy candles that are designed to attract self-confidence to the communication taking place in the room with the warm fragrance of musk, vanilla, and tobacco.
These energy candles contain miniature crystals within the candle include:
- Citrine is the stone of wealth and prosperity.
- Clear Quartz is an amplifier and healer.
- Lapis can bring wisdom and truth and allows for more self-expression.
Made from 100% natural soy wax, these energy candles have a clean burn that can last between 48-50 hours, so there is no need to worry about having to replace them halfway through the night.
Get Fancy with Caviar
Aside from the splendid menu that you will prepare to put everyone’s appetites at ease, you can step up your hosting game to the next level by offering the attendees of your dinner party some imperia caviar to taste.
Speaking of taste, this caviar will show that you have quite a bit of taste yourself when it comes to how you treat your company.
Imperia Caviar provides different styles to choose from, such as Royal Ossetra Caviar, which has been hailed as among the most sought-after types.
Ossetra originated in the Caspian Sea, and its sturgeon fishlings have been relocated to aquaculture farms to be raised in a sustainable manner.
Enjoy the nutty flavor with a dark color that falls somewhere between black to dark grey with speckles of jade and gold inside it.
Royal Ossetra Caviar goes great with meat, heavy creams, and sauces, which gives it grandiose versatility and adds to its popularity.
Now you have the backstory on your caviar so that you have something else to talk about at your dinner party if anyone asks about it.
Gather up all of these items and put together that ideal dinner party that is already a smash hit inside your imagination so that it can become a reality.