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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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 all your special occasions and events...
Oh yeah..while holding onto your sanity!

Valentine's Day Menu Ideas

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Valentines Dessert Recipes

Easy Dessert Recipes

Dinner Party Menu Ideas

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Plan Ahead with Our Best Menus and Recipes...

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

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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Cocktail Party Menus and Recipes

Cocktail Party Themes and Ideas

Flavorful Drink Recipes