Dinner Menu Template

Dinner Menu Template

One of the best ways to add some flair to a dinner party, whether it is a formal one or a casual family affair, is to use a menu card. To do this you will need a dinner menu template. This article will provide you with a few templates for dinner menu that you can take inspiration from...
All of us want to savor an appetizing dinner with a great ambiance with family and friends. While eating out in a fine dining restaurant is a good option, this cannot be done on a daily basis. So why not bring the same restaurant quality ambiance to your dining table and create a great dinner menu at home. If you think that homemade food is bland and boring, and cannot compete with restaurant quality food and presentation, then you cannot be more wrong. With a few tweaks and clever presentation ideas, you can really change that. Now to give a really restaurant like feel to your dinner party, why not print or handwrite a dinner menu that features a list of all the food that is going to be served during dinner. This gives an elegant and classy look to a dinner party and these dinner menus can be customized for a formal dinner party with friends and colleagues, as well as for a casual family dinner party.

If you are having a formal dinner party, then list all the courses your having along with description of each dish starting from the appetizers and ending with dessert. For a classy and elegant look, also list the wine pairings that you are serving with each course. If you are having both vegetarian and non vegetarian options, they should be carefully listed and indicated on the dinner menu. For a more casual dinner with close friends, you can just list the courses without describing each dish in detail.

Dinner Menu Template for a Formal Dinner

Menu

Amuse Bouche
(Name of the amuse bouche)

Appetizer
(Name of the appetizer, both vegetarian and non vegetarian)

Soup
(Name of the soup)

Salad
(Choice of salad with salad dressing)

Entrée
(Selection of Main course)

Accompaniment
(Names of side dishes and accompaniments provided)

Dessert
(Choice of Dessert)

Wine
(Wine selection with each course)


Dinner Menu Template for a Casual Family Feast

Menu For Family Feast

Appetizer
(Name of the appetizer, both vegetarian and non vegetarian)

Main Course
(Selection of Main course)

Side Dishes
(Names of side dishes and accompaniments provided)

Dessert
(Choice of Dessert)

Beverages
(Names of beverages)


Dinner Menu Template for a Wedding

Name of the Bride and Groom

Address of the venue of the wedding reception

Menu

Appetizer
(Name of the appetizer, both vegetarian and non vegetarian)

Salad
(Name of the salad being served)

Entrée
(Names of all the main course being served.
Each main course being described in detail)


Dessert
(Choice of desserts being served)

Beverages
(Names of beverages being served)


Dinner Menu Sample

Given below is a casual dinner party food menu sample that you can use for adding a touch of elegance to a casual dinner party for friends.

Menu For Family Feast

Appetizer

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Fennel and Citrus Salad
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Main Course

Grilled Herbed Chicken

Halibut with braised, sliced Artichokes

Wild Mushroom Risotto
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Accompaniment

Steamed Green Beans with Lemon Butter

Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms
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Desserts

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Blueberry Granita with Berry Compote
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Place the dinner menu card on top of the serving plate at each guest's place or on top of the table napkin. I am sure that adding a dinner menu will add refinement and class to your dinner party.
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