Service With A Style: Serving Trays With Style

Serving trays have been on my mind over the past few weeks. One tends to give quite a bit of thought to food and drink presentation as she finds herself up to her spices during the season of cocktail parties, holiday open houses, and treat trays for neighbor and friends.  When it comes to entertaining and presentation, I take a mental inventory of the formal or informal aspect of the occasion. Pulling out all the stops with the bells and whistles on the frou-frou presentation express is more in line with the treat trays given for corporate gifts than with the cookies, candies, and hot coffee industrial sized goodie trays prepared for Dave the Builder and his engineering c0-w0rkers.  You’ve got to know your audience and the serving trays with style that corresponds to said audience.

Serving Trays With Stylevia

These serving trays with style fall somewhere between festive, fun and fabulous. That latter point is beautifully made by this gold gator tray.



An all occasion choice that can be dressed up or dressed down, acrylic trays are a clear and chic choice.

acrylic-traysWest Elm


 Triple treats! Thomas Paul Bazaar 3 Piece Giraffe Serving Tray Set




Food, friends, fun and games- the Arcade Spinner lazy susan tray from UncommonGoods is a winner.


This trough style tray serves two purposes in my opinion, one as tray and the other as centerpiece.

trough-trayDot & Bo

These designer inspired serving trays from Bellissimo are fabulous by design and designer.



A toast to casual formality fittingly describes this set of La Maison Du Chiarello Wood/ Metal Serving Trays fit for a late afternoon sip and style spread.


Going coastal is always in season!  It can be twenty below outside, but the mood and the vibe will warm right up when coastal themed decor accessories come to meet, greet and serve good eats!


Food presentation is indeed an expression of artistic talent.

artist-palette-cheese-trayArtist Palette Cheese Tray

Fresh fruits with a farmhouse twist anyone?


Stack and serve with these antique-finish wooden trays from H & M.


Outdoor entertaining tablescapes and cocktail carts are made for the casual and fun look of galvanized metal. These galvanized goodies from Pottery Barn keep the mood causally chic.


Unique serving trays with style add yet another element of visual flair to the art of food and beverage presentation.

Love your style!