Hosting a fabulous Greek dinner party will be easy; using these inspirational menu ideas, easy printable decorations, and even a printable fun Greek game, your guest will have a blast playing.
WHAT IS A TYPICAL GREEK MEAL?
In Greece, bread, grains, potatoes, rice, and pasta are eaten nearly every day. It's common to find dishes made with olives, olive oil, eggplant, cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach. They also serve many lentils, a variety of beans, lemons, nuts, honey, yogurt, feta cheese, eggs, fish, chicken, and lamb.
HOW TO HOST A GREEK THEMED PARTY
The main attraction to a Greek dinner party is, of course, the food. But, first, you need to do a little planning to make your dinner party go smooth and easy for you. I have created some easy party planning ideas and simple decorations, along with some traditional Greek recipes to curate your menu.
HOW TO PREPARED AHEAD
To get your party rolling, download my free party planner. In the planner, you will find the following pages to print and fill out to stay organized.
- Brainstorming and party details sheet
- Day of the party schedule
- Count down to-do checklist
- Party space grid planner sheet
- Free printable banner with letters
HOW TO DECORATE FOR A GREEK PARTY
I have good news for you; I created a printable party pack that you can easily purchase and have everything you need to create a festive Greek dinner party.
Included all kinds of Greek decorations and even a fun game that you and your friends will have loads of fun playing. There are 48 pages of printables for only $20.00
- WATER BOTTLE LABELS
- CIGAR BANDS
- CUPCAKE TOPPERS
- TREAT BAG TOPPERS
- CANDY BAR WRAPPERS
- NAPKIN BANDS
- GREEK WALL DECORATIONS
- TENT BUFFET CARDS
- GREEK CHARADES GAME
- GREEK THEMED GROCERY LIST
- BLANK PRINTABLE MENU
- GREEK THEMED BANNER
- PARTY INVITATION
- BLANK GREEK PAPER
GREEK PARTY GAMES
TIPS FOR SERVING
The key to serving your guests fun and yummy Greek food is to have a plan. Decide if you want a sit-down dinner or a casual buffet-style meal. Whichever way you choose, there are many things you can do a day or two ahead of time for the party. You could set the table and buffet line. Put up the decorations and arrange your furniture to make it easy for guests to move around and have great conversations. I always do this the day before, so I am sure I have everything I need with no last-minute surprises.
WHAT DO YOU SERVE AT A GREEK DINNER PARTY?
I have all kinds of ideas for you! Browse through the recipes. Get your printable menu from my Greek Printable Dinner Party Pack and start deciding what you would like to serve. Click the "get recipe" button and print your recipes.
Next, print your grocery shopping list found in your Greek Printable Dinner Party Pack. Fill it out and head to the store to get the party started!
Greek Lemon Chicken Rice Soup is a bowl of comfort made with a rich, silky, fragrant chicken broth soup with a hint of citrus and sweet rice.
This Greek Wedge Salad Recipe creates a fresh easy to make wedge salad that is drizzled with flavorful homemade greek dressing. Perfect as a side dish at dinner or a meal at lunchtime.
GREEK MEAT DISHES
SEASONING & SAUCES
When you host a Greek dinner party, one of the best traditional pastries to serve is Baklava. Here you will find several recipes along with an orange phyllo cake your guest will love.
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