I found this article on canada.com which reinforces what I write about in this blog but my advice would be to plan as far in advance as you can. You know how busy are lives are at the moment? The more notice the better I feel! Here's a snippet from the articles anyway:The art of a successful dinner party
Going by the moniker Love That Chef, private chef Lillooet Fox, who spent a decade cooking for clients in Los Angeles before returning to her native Vancouver last year, says a planned menu is the first stage in ensuring a smooth party. "Design it a few days in advance," she says. "You will most likely want to change it as you set your guest list -- and always know what people do and don't eat so you can have something special for vegetarians."
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