How Often Do You Host Dinner Parties?

How Often Do You Host Dinner Parties?

Faith Durand
May 3, 2011

In case you haven't noticed, we're talking about entertaining and parties all month at The Kitchn. I love to throw a good dinner party, and I'm curious as to how much this enters into other cooks' habits and cooking. For the purposes of discussion, a dinner party is having others outside of your family over to eat — from casual last-minute pizza parties, to sit-down Christmas suppers for 12. How often do you host and cook for others?

Personally, I tend to have people over at least once a week, and to take food to a potluck every week or two as well. Does this sound like a lot? Not enough? How often do you entertain, and if you don't very often, what holds you back?

Related: Are Dinner Parties Dying?

(Images: Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan; Faith Durand)

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