Dinner Parties

If you love entertaining but don’t love cooking, Plate & Platter can help you host a dinner party where we do all the work and you have all the fun. Whether you’re looking to host a relaxed family-style feast or an elegant multi-course plated experience, we’ll work with you to customize a menu that best suits the style of your party and the dietary restrictions of your guests.

Family-style Feast

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If you want gourmet food without the formality of a plated dinner, a family-style feast is perfect for a casual gathering. Everything is served on communal platters making it easy to share and eat as much or as little as you’d like. A typical family-style feast includes:

  • one starter
  • one entree accompanied by two sides
  • one dessert

We’ll propose some menu options based on your preferences, and the final selections will be entirely up to you. Let the conversation flow while you and your guests enjoy a relaxed, chef-prepared meal.

Pricing starts at $50/person and can vary depending on ingredients. Please contact us for more information and a complimentary quote.

Simply Elegant Plated Dinner

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With this multi-course meal, you’ll enjoy individually plated offerings, artistically presented course after course. This casual yet elegant dinner includes:

  • first plated soup, salad or seafood course
  • second plated soup, salad or seafood course
  • an entree plated with sides
  • dessert course

We’ll propose menu options based on your preferences, and the final selections will be entirely up to you. Enjoy a restaurant-quality meal with your guests in the comfort of your own home.

Pricing starts at $70/person and varies depending on ingredients and courses desired. Please contact us for more information and a complimentary quote.

Chef’s Tasting Plated Dinner

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Akin to a restaurant’s tasting menu, you’ll experience a multi-course plated meal expertly prepared with advanced techniques and unique flavor combinations. You and your guests will enjoy a fine-dining experience as you savor your way through:

  • soup course
  • salad course
  • pasta and/or fish course
  • poultry and/or meat course
  • cheese course
  • dessert course

We’ll propose a menu based on your preferences, and the final approval will be entirely up to you. With a minimum of six courses beautifully plated, this meal will highlight seasonal produce and the chef’s creativity to combine multiple components in cohesive and stunning presentations.

Pricing starts at $90/person and varies depending on ingredients and number of courses desired. Please contact us for more information and a complimentary quote.

For all dinner parties, Plate & Platter will take care of grocery shopping, cooking, serving, and cleaning. Pricing includes food and services. A $400 minimum applies to all dinner party options, and for parties of 8 or more, an additional minimum $100 service staff provision applies. Wine pairing suggestions and sommelier service can also be added for an additional charge.