How to host a dinner party? 🍽️
When it comes to hosting a memorable dinner party, the rich and diverse flavors of Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine can set the stage for an unforgettable evening. Here are some tips to ensure your Mediterranean Turkish dinner party is a hit
If you are planning a dinner party with friends or family and somehow you have ended up in this article we totally get you and certainly got you in covered with our tips on how you can have a successful party that everyone will talk about for days to come.
Tip #1 - Plan the menu
Start by selecting a variety of dishes that showcase the best of Mediterranean cuisine. Starting with a selection of mezze, like hummus, baba ghanoush, and tabbouleh, followed by grilled kebabs or other Turkish lamb or seafood dishes. Offer a range of desserts, such as baklava and milk based desserts such as rice pudding (sutlac) or Turkish custard (kazandibi)
Tip #2 - Create an inviting ambiance
Set the mood with warm and inviting decor. Consider using rich colors, such as deep blues and warm reds, reminiscent of Mediterranean and Turkish landscapes. Add candles and soft lighting to create a cozy atmosphere.
"Family is the heart of the home and dinner is the heart of the family. - Unknown
Tip #3 - Music & Entertainment
Enhance the cultural experience with traditional Mediterranean and Turkish music. You can even include a belly dancer for added entertainment. Which our company can also provide by giving you great contacts to get in touch with.
Tip #4 - Drinks Selection
Offer a selection of traditional beverages like Turkish tea or coffee. For those who prefer something stronger, consider serving Turkish raki or Mediterranean wines from Kavaklidere, where some of the best wines comes from Turkiye
Tip #5 - Family style dining
Consider serving the meal family-style, with platters of food placed in the center of the table. This encourages interaction and sharing among your guests
Tip #6 - Dietary considerations
Be mindful of your guests' dietary preferences and restrictions. Provide vegetarian and vegan options, and ask about any allergies or special requests in advance.
Tip #7 - Study and engage
Read up a few things about your menu, Share the stories and cultural significance behind the dishes you're serving. This adds depth to the dining experience and allows your guests to appreciate the cuisine even more.
Tip #8 - Cater from a reputable restaurant
Check the reviews, check on their social media and find a good caterer that is experienced in serving Mediterranean/Turkish food. You may also save time on doing this by checking out our "Menu" and pricing by clicking on "Order Online".
You make the clicks we bring the joy.
Take it easy on yourself and leave the rest to us. Just make sure to follow the tips above and we pinky promise life would be much more easier on yourself.