Hosting a party in a restaurant is a great way to share good food, drinks, and conversations with friends, family or co-workers. It is less complicated and less stressful than hosting a big event at home. However, proper preparation is essential in order to make the event a success. You need to pick the right restaurant, keeping in mind the number of guests, the desired type of food, as well as the event you plan to celebrate.
How to prepare for the event
- Plan in advance
- Pick the restaurant
- Send invitations
- Select the food
- Set the scene
Think about the type of group party you want to host, the theme, and the number of people you plan to invite. Decide what time you want to host your party—brunch, lunch, dinner, or even later in the evening. Choose a day and set the date.
Select the ideal restaurant for hosting the party. Visit the restaurant and speak to the manager, and/or chef about the food, services, and service cost. Many restaurants offer private dining rooms for large groups. If you prefer the main dining room, choose a table for the event. Make reservations at least 30 days in advance.
Send written invitations to your guests at least two weeks in advance. Specify the event you plan to celebrate, as well as the time, date, and venue.
Work with the restaurant manager to plan what food will be served at the event. Creating a menu can cut down the cost and prevent any confusion.Choose a variety of appetizers, desserts, and main courses, including seafood, meat, vegetables, pasta, and more. This will allow guests to select foods based on their own preferences. Order a variety of wines, including both white and red wines.
Talk to the staff in advance about making preparations before the party starts. The mood that is created should be vibrant and festive.The restaurant can be set up anddecoratedin various ways, according to the party’s theme. This includes decorating the place with balloons, ribbons, setting tables with votive candles, making colorful floral arrangements, arranging for suitable background music, etc.
Hosting a Group Party at Upper East Side? Contact the Lex Restaurant
Lex Restaurant accommodates group parties for occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, bachelor parties, and more. Our experienced staff will make you feel like you are at a home away from home. We will honor your wishes and serve you and your guests an outstanding array of beautiful fresh food, desserts, and wines. To make reservations, call us at 212-860-5903 / 2122034790 or email at info@lexreastaurant