Host a Virtual Dinner Party with Viners
With virtual now the new going out, why not upgrade your weekly online quizzes and group video calls for a more sophisticated virtual dinner party. Just choose which delicious home-cooked meal you'd like to make, create a stylish table setting, and enjoy a sense of normality by sitting down and eating together with your nearest and dearest.
As long as you have a laptop or a smartphone you’ll be ready to go for your virtual video get together. Simply decide which video platform you’d like to use for your dinner party, decide on a date and time, and send out your invites. A few of our favourites include Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts.
Whether you choose to go all out and create a three course meal from scratch, or support your local takeaways by ordering in, make sure you dress to impress and plan ahead to make it a night to remember.
However you choose to dine, here are our top looks for creating the perfect virtual dinner party table setting with our wide range of cutlery and table accessories.
Choose your Cutlery
Bring a touch of elegance to your table setting with the beautifully crafted Eden Cutlery Set, made from the finest 18/10 grade stainless steel.
Based on a modern teardrop shape, the set features smooth, rounded handles with gentle curves, making it perfect for both special occasions and for everyday.
Add a sophisticated, ultra-modern look to your dining table with our stylish Glamour Cutlery Set.
Featuring a hammered texture finish that shimmers in the light, this cutlery will add an extra special touch to your virtual dining experience.
With your dinner table all set up and ready to go, make sure you don't forget about those final extra special pieces to add to your dinner party collection. Check out our Select Range of serving spoons, pastry forks and more, to make your virtual dinner party a night to remember.
Add the Final Pieces
Let's Get Cooking!
If you’re opting for a three-course extravaganza, look to soup to start your meal off with. We would recommend this Carrot & Thyme Soup recipe.
For a quick and easy main meal that the whole family will enjoy, check out this tasty Chicken Fajitas recipe. You can even substitute the chicken for steak or halloumi if you prefer!
For dessert, or a brunch-style virtual dinner party make pancakes. Keep toppings sweet with fruit and chocolate, or go savoury with bacon and maple syrup. The possibilities are endless. Get some inspiration here.
1. Plan ahead – Pick a meal you can make the night before, and then simply heat in the oven so that you’re all set on the day. The same can be done with drinks, once everyone has joined start with a big toast.
2. Set the table – No dinner party is complete without a beautifully set table. Get your best cutlery set out, and impress your virtual guests
3. Dress the part – Set a dress code in advance. Whether you’re keeping it casual, fancy dress or formal, prepare friends and family so they can dress to impress.
If you’re creating your own virtual dinner party, make sure you tag us on social media and use #VinersVirtualDinnerParty. We can’t wait to see your creations.