Dinner Party Planning

Dinner Party Planning

Let Constrained Gourmet help you throw a beautiful and stress free dinner party! Use my dinner party planning to make you a star with your guests and take the stress out of the event.

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Many of us are super busy at work; don’t have experience with hosting a dinner party; or just can’t get seem to schedule a dinner party so that aren’t stressed out at the last minute. Unlike any other resources, I will give you absolutely everything you need to throw a gourmet and enjoyable dinner party.dinner party planning

For each dinner party planning guide, I will provide

  • 3 or 4 course menu
  • Wine recommendations
  • Detailed recipes
  • Shopping list
  • Detailed party schedule

My dinner party planning guide will help anyone throw a remarkable party, whether you lack time, skill or experience. My schedule will provide you with a step by step guide for all your tasks starting with the day you select the date and time of your party. I will guide you through inviting guests, when to go shopping and what to buy, what you can cook in advance and when to do it, and even a detailed timeline for your party day, down to the minute of when things need to be done. With my party schedule, your dinner party will be super easy and make the whole event relaxing and fun for you as the host.

I hope you will explore my menus below and purchase a dinner party plan. You will be so happy that you did! I will save you so much time and money if you follow my dinner party plans. No wasted trips to the store or buying extra ingredients that you don’t need. Browse menus and wine recommendations for free. Once you select a menu, click on the link to purchase and you will receive all five components for only $9.99 to start making plans for your awesome dinner party!

NoshFest Wine Tasting Party

Taste 1
Potato chips with caviar and creme fraiche
Champagne

Taste 2
Tuna crudo
Riesling

Taste 3
Frico bowl salad
Pinot Noir

Taste 4
Arancini
Sangiovese

Taste 5
Wine-braised sausage and pea puree crostini
Cabernet Franc

Taste 6
Cheese, dried fruit, nuts, and chocolate nibbles
Vintage Port

Put a Ring on It Dinner

Appetizer
Oysters with mignonette
Champagne

Main
Wine-braised sausage sugo gourmet pizza
Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert
Warm chocolate chip cookies and ice cream
Vermouth

Ultimate Comfort Dinner

Appetizer
Crostini with pesto and ricotta salata
Chardonnay

Pasta Main
Fettuccini with Ragu Bolognese
Amarone

Salad
Insalata with olive oil and lemon

Dessert
Little apricot cakes
Orange Muscat or Port

Prost!

Soup
Potato and leek soup
Riesling

Salad
Cucumber and onion salad

Main
Schnitzel
Wild mushrooms in cream sauce
Spatzle
Merlot

Dessert
Pear Tart
Tokaj

Hot Summer Night

Appetizer
Crostini with goat cheese and smoked salmon
Prosecco

Soup
Gazpacho

Main
Grilled baby octopus Caesar salad
Garlic bread
Pinot Noir

Dessert
Lemon olive oil cake
Port

Best Friend’s Birthday

Appetizers
Blackened padron peppers
Chardonnay

Main
Grilled hangar steak with white beans and roasted tomatoes
Sauteed zucchini and onions
Garlic bread
Arugula salad
Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert

Hand pies
Port

Girl’s Night

Appetizers
Tuna sashimi crisps
Mini ginger pork cups with micro greens
Prosecco

Main
Deconstructed Vietnamese chicken salad
Pinot Noir

Dessert
Cherries in red wine

The Bachelor Host

Appetizer
Ceviche with tortilla chips
Champagne

Main
Blue cheese and grilled red onion hamburgers
Oven roasted herbed potato chips
Buttered mushrooms
Syrah

Dessert
Apple tart
Port