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How to Host a Summer Dinner Party – The Encore Edition

How to Host a Summer Dinner Party – The Encore Edition

Looking to host a fun dinner party this summer? Need some inspiration for your next soiree? We have exactly what you need to get started. With help from a beautiful soiree hosted by the newly opened Charleston, SC event venue, The Encore,   we will give you tips on how to host a summer dinner party. We hope you have fun hosting your next summer dinner party and be sure to share your images on social media with the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle

Images by Aneris Photography

Event Hosted by The Encore

How to Host a Summer Dinner Party

Make Sure to Have Enough Seating Always have a few extra chairs for your dinner party if you need more be sure to utilize your local event rental company
Be sure to have cheese boards and fruit trays out for display for your guests to enjoy while you finish preparing the final meal
Place Wine Strategically Add wine and drinks throughout various areas of your party for ease of access for guests and to avoid running around serving drinks
Display desserts and small dishes on tiered trays for a layered look on your buffet table
Mix bolds and neutrals For summer texture and floral is a great style combination for a summer dinner party
Create a local seasonal dish Shrimp and grits are a great option for a summer dish especially for a coastal inspired summer dinner party
Place Food Strategically Be sure to leave room for guests to get food at the buffet station Use a central location and an extra table where you can place utensils and dish ware for your guests
Add Some Nature Summer is all about enjoying outdoors Be sure to add a little outdoors to your indoor decor for a chic summer party

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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