If only preparing a meal and setting a beautiful tablescape were as fuss-free as Ina Garten makes it seem. Well, thanks to South Fork and Spoon, it can totally come close.
Think of the new Bridgehampton-based business as your personal assistant for planning dinner parties. They’ll do everything from delivering ready-to-grill dinner baskets (most meals require a little heating and assembly) and wine pairings (courtesy of Wölffer Estate) to sending a staffer to your home to take care of the pre-party minutiae (like setting the table, chilling the wine, filling the coffee machine and putting fresh flowers around the house).
Heck, they can even send over a “babysitter basket” to keep the kids and their minder fed and entertained. (Educational games and activities are included in the package.)
Don’t want to give up complete creative control? More hands-on hostesses can work with founder Lexi Stolz to create customized shopping lists so that the party still feels like the type of event you would have created from scratch.
Hosting a dinner without lifting a finger? Sounds like a perfect Saturday night to us.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646-455-0837; southforkandspoon.com