Since Memorial Day is all about the outdoor BBQ, you don’t need much to throw a fabulous party. The few things you do need like plastic cups, serving trays and other entertaining staples can really make or break the presentation of your beautifully grilled dinner and icy beverages. Make sure you’ve got these five items in check so you can enjoy the day glamorously.
5 BBQ Entertaining Essentials
Crate & Barrel Silicone Ice Cube Tray, $8
Silicone trays make the most perfect jumbo ice cubes you'll ever see! Your guests will definitely want these in every drink, so buy several trays so you're all stocked up on the good ice.
Williams-Sonoma plastic tumblers, $65 for set of 6
Invest in some quality plastic tumblers in bright colors. Your guests will love the upgrade from the standard Solo cup!
Pols Potten Hand Painted Ceramic Plates, $61 for set of 4
Flimsy paper plates never seem to fit in at a party with delicous food. Make the executive decision to serve everything on ceramic plates and we're 100% sure the food will taste better (and that your guests will offer to do the dishes!).
abcDNA Hemp Napkins With Neon Piping, $36
It may seem extravagant for a barbeque, but you'll be happy you went this route after you see your neighbors chasing stacks of paper napkins in the wind!
Megan Adams Melamine Serving Tray, $50
Grab a stack of melamine trays so you can bring the grilled food right to the table and serve the meal family style.