Winter Paella Party (Plus a Dinner Party Menu)

I’ve cracked the code when it comes to feeding the fam without slaving over the stove all day – Paella! Vegetarian Paella or Seafood Paella, pick your favorite and the rest is super easy! We’ve thrown a few Paella Parties in our day and I’m 100% convinced this is the way to do the holidays this year!

I’ve taken all the guess work outta this one for you. I’ve got you covered from the drinks and the appetizers, to the mains, plus a really beautiful salad on the side. And an impressive dessert that most definitely involves churros!! Check the full party scene below along with all the recipes! Also – Paella just happens to be dairy free / gluten free / nut free / soy free and could easily be vegan so it’s the best way to feed a crowd and doesn’t have to be crazy expensive!

And keep in mind, that the ingredient lists for the paella recipes might look long… but don’t be intimidated. It’s really a few simple techniques and most of the time spent on the recipe is passive so you won’t be slaving away over the stove all day long! 

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  2. Doug

    Gabby, Love your recipes and your book. Just wondering where did you get those small wooden forks for your cheese plate?

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  4. Monika

    What a fabulous party menu! And a great way to feed a large number of people easily!

  5. Cindy

    How big is that Paella pan and is it non stick? Great theme for dinner! I need s new one my steel one rusted

  6. Darcy Weis

    Beautiful! Love the white serving pieces.Where are the dishes from? I have the Mercer collection from C&B but these look slightly different?

    • Gaby

      these are some somewhere in australia! I don’t know the brand – we borrowed them from a stylist

  7. sher

    I plan to do this for a group next week – how many – roughly – does this feed?

  8. Molly

    Would a large All-Clad skillet work in place of a paella pan? And would Arborio rice be a good choice?

    • Gaby

      yes a large all-clad would totally work. And arborio wouldn’t be my first choice for rice