Got invited to a party? Hopefully, you’re prepared for any invitation with host and hostess gifts wrapped and ready to give. But if not, here are some great gifts for any beloved party-hosting entertainer in your life!
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Your hostess may be getting tired of pointing out where the extra spoons are, so make it easier for her by giving this utensil holder caddy. This way, she can put out the spoons, forks, knives – and even the salt and paper shakers, hot sauce, and other condiments on this caddy – and place it on the table for everyone to see.
Any party host would love to receive tiered serving trays. It allows them to serve different appetizers, treats, and desserts and make it more appealing. Plus, it’s a nice focal point on the table, too!
This charming stoneware pitcher can serve double duty – as a pitcher for cocktails and drinks and as a gorgeous vase for flowers. It’s heavy and beautifully made. You’d want to order one for yourself as well.
A cutting board is always a welcome gift for anyone who gets busy in the kitchen, especially those who like to prepare for people. This cutting board set is excellent for preps and display. Its beautiful grain is a perfect surface for cutting out meats and veggies. These are also pretty enough to double as serving ware for an appetizer or serve as a charcuterie board.
For the entertainer with a great sense of humor, this set of kitchen towels is the best budget gift you can give. The set of four towels says, “This is my jam,” “Don’t go baking my heart,” “Let’s give them something to taco ‘bout,” and “I like big bundts, and I cannot lie.” The witty wordings and beautiful graphics will be admired by anyone who sees it.
Throwing parties is fun, but what’s not fun is cleaning up, especially if guests literally leave their watermarks on your table. Help the entertainer avoid this by giving them a set of classy and pretty monogrammed coasters featuring their initials.
Let your host make an elegant statement on his table and bar with this beautiful coaster set. The combination of marble and wood ensures that it will go with anyone’s kitchen décor.
A Dutch oven is a versatile kitchen tool – it can be used to prepare soups, stews, sauces, dips, and even bread. Entertainers who spend many times preparing their meals will love to have this kitchen essential for their food preps.
Looking for a funny but worthwhile gift for the entertainer? Try giving this cocktail book. It’s filled with recipes of drinks whose titles are as delicious as the beverages themselves. Even if they don’t own a fully-stocked bar, they will surely enjoy displaying this book in the kitchen or coffee table.
Pistachios and raw peanuts are ideal for serving at parties – especially on drinking soirees – but it leaves a trail of shells behind. Get your entertainer a tool that will collect the discarded shells and prevent them from piling up plates. This nut bowl is designed to capture the shells from nuts, so they can be easily separated and easily disposed of.
For the cat-loving entertainer in your life, this little thing will be received with delight. It’s not usual to give cheese graters as a gift because it’s pretty cheap and basic-looking, but once it comes in unusual shapes, it would be a great little gift to give.
Add a touch of whimsy to your entertainer’s bar by giving them these Jonathan Adler pieces. The pop-art designs will stand out in anyone’s home, and they’re so pretty you may not want to cover them up.
These stunning Himalayan salt shot glasses are the perfect gifts whether your entertainer enjoys doing shots or not. They are beautiful enough to serve as decorations but still functional as standalone glasses.
The color of copper is still fashionable nowadays, and anything that is functional and copper in color is something that can be well-received. This copper ice bucket is double-walled and comes with tongs and thickened lid. It’s also convenient for carrying. Your entertainer will happily serve ice with this bucket.
This set of four stemless wine glasses can brighten up any dinner table and can be a perfect addition to any bar cart. It’s classy and pretty, and it can elevate the look of any dinner parties your friend loves to host.
We all have a friend whose house is decorated with anchors, seashells, buoys, and nautical elements. Indulge them with this large serving bowl boat that doubles as a salad bowl, complete with wooden oars that serve as salad spoons. Its brilliantly unique style makes it an ideal gift for your friend who loves to entertain, and it can also act as a beautiful centerpiece and conversation starter for their next get-together.
This toothpick dispenser can be a showstopper for your entertainer’s house. Guests would admire the brilliantly unique design that imitates a classic Coca-Cola vending machine, and your giftee would likely offer toothpicks to their guests if their holder is as amusing as this one.
Let your entertainer host a classic game of Bridge with these watercolor-inspired floral playing cards. This set comes with everything you may need for game nights. It’s unique and beautiful, and it’s an excellent gift for anyone who loves card games!
Is your entertainer a good host and serves good food but has only one flaw – that she can’t quite figure out how to work a wine opener? If she does, she will surely appreciate this electric wine opener. Even if your host friend doesn’t struggle with a wine bottle, this wine opener is still a fantastic idea, especially if they throw parties and find themselves opening a lot of bottles a night. This model from Oster is super easy to use: you simply need to push the opener down on the bottle of wine, press the button, and treat yourself to that delicious wine
If you’re shopping for someone who likes entertaining people at their home, consider buying them devices that can help them refine their hosting skills, like a Bluetooth speaker that can serve as a conversation piece. This small Bluetooth speaker is great for setting background music during the party and even as the entertainer prepares for the party. It has a dimmable LED lamp that transforms into different colors to liven up the room or be used as a night light during the night. It also has an alarm clock, so your friend can quickly check if it’s already time to par-tay!