How to host an outdoor dinner party in a few simple steps
- Long, warm summer days and nights bring plenty of occasions for outdoor entertaining.
- Planning an outdoor dinner party is very similar to hosting one indoors, but there are a few subtle differences.
- In this guide, we'll list all the items you need to host an outdoor dinner party and how to plan it.
- We'll also explain how to get the look or mood you want depending on the occasion.
- If you need help getting the table setting right, you can check out our guide on how to set a table for formal or casual meals.
There's no better way to enjoy the company of family and friends over the summer than by hosting an al fresco dinner party, but the prospect of outdoor dining might seem daunting at first.
Luckily, we've come up with a few key tips so you can plan and execute the perfect outdoor dinner party.We also give recommendations on what dinnerware, placemats, flatware, and serving dishes you'll need to set the table and the mood.
How to plan an outdoor dinner party in 4 steps:
- Pick a theme and find dinnerware to match it.
- Set the menu to find out which serving dishes you need.
- Add some decoration.
- Consider your guests' comfort.
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