By Nathan In Around the table 13 November 2023 Duration ~ 3 min Prepare well for the end-of-year celebrations The end-of-year celebrations are the perfect opportunity to bring your loved ones together around a warm and festive table. Whether you’re planning a lavish dinner or a casual evening, one thing is certain: preparation plays a key role in creating lasting memories. And for everything to be perfect, don’t forget the choice of tableware, with Luminarc, you will find the tableware you need for this festive day. In this article, we walk you through meal ideas and preparation tips for dazzling parties. 1. Choose Theme and Style The first step is to decide on the theme and style of your parties. Do you opt for a classic and traditional vibe, or do you prefer a modern and contemporary approach? Luminarc offers a diverse range of tableware, from sophisticated sets to minimalist designs, to suit all tastes and atmospheres. 2. Build a Memorable Menu Creating a memorable menu is key to wow your guests. Opt for a balance between traditional dishes and original creations. For the aperitif, offer a selection of refined bites presented on brightly colored Luminarc plates for an elegant visual touch. For the main course, consider options such as a juicy roast turkey, vegetarian roast or delicately prepared fish, served with seasonal vegetables cooked in our oven-to-table baking dish. 3. Set the Table with Elegance Tableware plays a crucial role in creating an elegant table. Choose plates and cutlery to match your theme and style. Elegant glasses add a touch of sophistication to the table, whether it’s champagne flutes to celebrate or wine glasses to accompany dishes. The different Luminarc models allow you to easily find those that will perfectly complement your decoration. 4. Create a Festive Atmosphere Lighting, music and decorations help create a festive atmosphere. Arrange twinkling candles on the table and around the room for a warm glow. Choose a playlist that suits the atmosphere you want to create, whether it’s classic Christmas carols or contemporary melodies. 5. Consider Dietary Needs Don’t forget to consider the specific dietary needs of your guests, such as food allergies or special diets. Offer vegetarian, gluten-free or dairy-free alternatives so everyone can enjoy the meal. 6. Plan Activities and Games To make the evening even more memorable, plan activities and games to entertain your guests. You can organize a gift exchange, play board games or even organize a karaoke party. Ultimately, the holiday season is the perfect time to celebrate with your loved ones while showing off your sense of style with elegant tableware from Luminarc. By following these preparation tips and staying true to the festive spirit, you’ll create an unforgettable experience for all your guests, and memories that will last a lifetime.