The Best in Party Menu Planning 

This site is full of ideas on how to create the perfect party menu  for all of your special occasions!

Not just recipes but complete and coordinated party menus.

There are ideas on planning a party including advice on how much to serve and how much to purchase. 

We are also your COOKING FOR A CROWD headquarters where  you will find tons of advice on cooking for crowds of 25 or more!

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For the Holidays...

Cooking for a Crowd

The Ultimate Guide

A one of a kind 
comprehensive guide
to cooking for large groups of people.

Cook with confidence for Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year...
Oh yeah..while holding on to your sanity!

Holiday Menus and Recipes

Thanksgiving Menus

Holiday Cooking

Holiday Cooking for a Crowd

Christmas Menu Ideas

New Years Eve Party Menus

Cocktail Party Menus

Appetizer Party

Dinner Party Menus

  Tailgate Menu Ideas 

Tailgating Party Menus

More Tailgate Menus

Outdoor Party Menu Ideas

Outdoor Surf and Turf

Backyard BBQ Menus

Quick Links to Our Best Menus and Recipes...

Brunch, Lunch and Dinner
50th Birthday Party
Fun Baby Shower Menus
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Bridal Shower Brunch Menus
Easter Brunch Menus

Thanksgiving Menus
Christmas Menus
New Year's Eve Party Ideas
Romantic Dinners for Two
Every Day is Mother's Day
Super Bowl Party Ideas and Menus

Appetizer Ideas
Canape Recipes
Easy Appetizers
Total Finger Foods
Great Drink Recipes

Finger Sandwiches
Skewer Recipes
Cocktail Party Menus
Party Appetizer Menus
Guide to Serving Alcohol

Good party menu planning calls for creating dishes that are a satisfying blend of color, texture and taste

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Chef Menus will save you the time and trouble of flipping through every cookbook you own to create the perfect party menu.

We take the guess work out of deciding what foods "go together". You will not only find recipes but coordinated and balanced party menus.

Each recipe is carefully chosen for its' ease of preparation, taste appeal and appropriateness for a buffet or dinner party type service.

So before you serve your guests that box of frozen taquitos stay awhile and explore our website. Consider Chef Menus your virtual personal chef for party menu planning information. And you can always contact us to answer your questions.

Note from Chef Deb: Not all of the recipes contained in this site are my own. They all however, have been carefully selected for ease of preparation, appropriateness for a party menu and the best combination of ingredients. Please enjoy...

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