Brunch, Egg Hunt, or Dinner | Hosting Easter 3 Different Ways

Easter is one of the first celebrations of spring. Green grass, blue skies, and crisp air create the perfect backdrop to pay homage to the end of lent.

If it’s your turn to entertain this year, we’ve got your back. No matter if you’re looking to spread the Easter cheer over a light brunch or a decadent formal dinner, we’ve created a few ingenious ways to make the most out of our Easter offering.

From tablescapes to main courses, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite party-planning ideas for this light, bright, and delicious holiday. Take a look below to create the best brunch, outdoor egg hunt, or formal dinner!

Easter Brunch

There’s nothing better than a well-planned brunch. Let your guests casually mingle over a light menu filled with the best flavors of spring, and, of course, a few perfectly-poured mimosas.

Tablescape

Why not showcase all of the best colors of spring? Bright pops of color, combined with fresh gold cutlery gives your vibrant Easter brunch a touch of elegance.

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Menu

Easter Brunch | Easter Entertaining Tips

Our Easter Brunch menu showcases the best of spring and breakfast. Your guests will love the light and fluffy frittata and hearty turkey sausage casserole. Finish off your meal with an ooey-gooey monkey bread to leave everyone’s belly full of the sweet flavors of Easter.

EASTER BRUNCH

Easter Breakfast Turkey Sausage Casserole
Summer Squash Frittata
Monkey Bread

Estimated price: $66


Drinks

No brunch is complete without a mimosa (or two). Give your guests the option of creating their own take on this classic champagne beverage with a mimosa bar!

Easter Brunch | Easter Entertaining Tips

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Outdoor Lunch Egg Hunt

Easter is a time for family fun. There’s no better way to celebrate the coming of spring than by spending your afternoon outside with family and friends. Here’s a few simple ways to make your outdoor Easter egg hunt lunch light, bright, and most of all, delicious.

Tablescape

Make the most of the outdoor setting this easter. Showcase light and bright florals with small touches of nature—wood chargers, twine napkin holders, fresh succulents. The combination of light pastel flowers and woody outdoor accents creates a truly stunning tablescape to sit back, relax and watch the kids hunt for easter eggs.

Easter Outdoor Lunch | Easter Entertaining Tips

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Menu

Celebrate your outdoor Easter egg hunt over a delicious feast! Our gorgeous Honey Smoked Ham will act as the centerpiece of your outdoor celebration and combined with a light Mushroom Broccoli Tart, there’s something for everyone. Count up your eggs and end your celebration with a slice of Grandmother’s Classic Apple Cake for a truly unforgettable Easter.

Easter Outdoor Lunch | Easter Entertaining Tips

OUTDOOR LUNCH EGG HUNT

Easter Honey Smoked Ham
Mushroom Broccolini and Jack Cheese Custard Tart
Grandmother’s Apple Cake

Estimated price: $90


Drinks

Freshly made lemonade is the best spring drink. The light citrusy flavors of fresh lemons combined with a sprig of mint create a great beverage for the whole family.

Easter Outdoor Lunch | Easter Entertaining Tips

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Formal Dinner

Easter is a time to be with our closest family and friends. Celebrate this holiday with a more elevated setting with our formal dining options. From chic cutlery to picture-perfect mains, you’re sure to impress your guests (and maybe even yourself).

Tablescape

This tablescape features the best of the season with a fresh color palette. The soft hues of pink, green, and yellow create this simply elegant tablescape to enjoy dinner with the one’s you cherish the most.

Easter Dinner | Easter Entertaining Tips

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Menu

Cornish Game Hens, Roasted Potatoes, Rosemary Cake—our formal easter menu is full of gourmet creations that are not only delicious but easy to make. With our simple, step-by-step recipe cards, you can trick your guests into thinking you’re a 5-star chef! Don’t worry, we won’t tell a single soul.

Easter Outdoor Lunch | Easter Entertaining Tips

Easter Formal Dinner

Roasted Cornish Game Hens
Roasted Potato Salad
Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Estimated price: $123


Drinks

Red wine is a great beverage option for formal dinners, but because Easter is the celebration of all things light, we think your drink should be too. This pomegranate sangria will not only delight your guests but will also add another vibrant element to your table.

Easter Dinner | Easter Entertaining Tips

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