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Party Menu Planning Fun

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!

You will find tons of advice on cooking for crowds of 25 or more!

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Easter Brunch Menu Ideas

Bridal Shower Brunch Menus

Wedding Reception Menu Ideas

Mother's Day Menu Ideas

Father's Day Menus

Baby Shower Menu

Early Spring Warmers.... there's still a chill in the air

Zesty Stuffed Banana Peppers

Toasty Potatoes Au Gratin

Steamy Creole Gumbo

Comforting Shrimp and Grits

Slow Roasted Lemon Chicken

Bourbon Flambé Sweet Potatoes

Quick Links to Our Best Menus...

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

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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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