What do you serve at a formal dinner party?

What do you serve at a formal dinner party?

formal dinner courses

  • Soup, Fresh Fruit Cup, Sliced Melon, or Shellfish (such as clams, oysters, or shrimp).
  • Fish Course unless shellfish is served first.
  • The Entrée or main course (usually roast meat or fowl and vegetables).
  • Salad.
  • Dessert.

How do I create a dinner party menu?

In general, a dinner party menu should include:

  1. Appetizers – I usually keep them on the lighter side – one hot, one cold at most; sometimes just one and a bowl of nuts or chips.
  2. Main dish.
  3. Two side dishes (one vegetable, one potato/rice/grain, or sometimes two vegetables)
  4. Bread.
  5. Dessert.

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