Registry Picks: How to Entertain in Style

Make every meal a special occasion with these creatively chic options.

Rustic Luxe

Handmade artisanal pieces lend inventive fair to dining.

rustic luxe

Clockwise from top left: Handcrafted Italian stoneware dipping bowl and pitcher by Vietri; Ceramic bubble tumbler by Mateus; Bamboo cheese/bread board and dipping bowl by Lenox; Stoneware teacup by DenbyHandmade stoneware accent plate made in South Africa by Wonki Ware by Lenox; Handcrafted Italian stoneware dinner plate by Vietri; Oxidized handle flatware by Oneida; Linen placemat by Coyuchi. 

On the menu: Charcuterie Bundles with fresh mozzarella and asparagus; Tomato Jewel Cakes. 

Modern Geometry

Graphic prints paired with clean, simple shapes give your table immeasurable appeal.

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Clockwise from top left: Pentagonal-shaped platter and pink dish by Iittala X Issey Miyake Home Collection; Faceted ceramic cup from Burkelman; Glass tumbler by Bruk Kosta Boda; Star-shaped porcelain  votive holder by Vista Alegre; 24k gold-plated stainless steel and alabaster salt and pepper shak ers by Anna New York by RabLabs; Gold patterned canapé and dipping plates by Auratic; Geometric patterned bone china dinner and accent plates by Lenox; Matte gold-plated flatware by Herdmar; Hand screenprinted linen napkin by Rebecca Atwood Designs; Stiffkey Blue paint (on table) by Farrow & Ball.

On the menu: Vegetarian Summer Rolls with pickled vegetables; Rustic Goat Cheese Tarts with leeks & basil.

Classic Elegance

Up the romance with subtly ornate tableware destined to become treasured heirlooms.

classic elegance 

Clockwise from top left: Handmade Italian pewter tray and pewter and crystal sugar bowl with spoon by Match; Crystal champagne flute by Lalique; Platinum-banded bone china salt and pepper shakers by Noritake; Porcelain and platinum teacup and saucer by Royal Limoges; Platinum-edged bone china dinner and salad plates by Noritake; Antique finish stainless steel flatware by Rosenthal Sambonat USA; Pink napkin by abc carpet & home; Handmade blush pink paper cards by Signora e Mare for Saint Signora.

On the menu: Naked Cupcakes with pink vanilla buttercream.

Photo Credit: David Lazarus
Catering: Naturally Delicious Caterers and Event Planners, Brooklyn, NY.