- A surface to prep and serve food
- A dining area that has the option of shade whether it’s an umbrella, gazebo or pergola
- Good lighting to have the option to keep the party going later on.
Having an outdoor space to cook as well as serve an amazing dinner is great because it eliminates the need to run back and forth, inside and out. Why leave your guests waiting outside when you can prepare your food right there with them? Although going all out with outdoor appliances is definitely an option, it isn’t entirely necessary. The three keys to having a great outdoor entertaining space include: