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5 ways to take on easy outdoor dining this summer

Host a stress-free summer dinner party from the comfort of your own backyard.

Have cold drinks on hand

Keep an outdoor cooler stocked with fan faves, including Compliments Sparkling Waters, so you can spend more quality time with loved ones instead of refilling drinks in the kitchen. Try these easy yet impressive mocktail recipes or go the extra mile and make a punch with an impressive Lemonade Ice Ring inside; it does double duty by giving your beverage an elegant look and keeps it cool without watering it down.

Start with apps

Chat and catch up with guests while savouring some small bites. Think sliced vegetables and Compliments Naan Dippers with Compliments Mexican Street-Style Corn Dip (spicy, salty, and smoky) or Compliments Bacon Ranch Dip (creamy and bacon-y).

Serve a simple salad

Keep the kitchen cool with no-cook staples like salad. They’re a refreshing answer to the summer heat. Just grab a Compliments Caesar Supreme Salad Kit, mix and serve – no chopping necessary! Or go for gusto and grill your Caesar salad. For that, you’ll need whole hearts of romaine, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, Compliments Caesar Salad Dressing, and baguette grilled with a touch of olive oil.

Make simple, irresistible mains

Make dinner a coastal affair with Shrimp Roll Sandwiches: Cooked Compliments Naturally Simple Pacific White Shrimp + Compliments Brioche Hot Dog Buns + Compliments Mayonnaise + celery + Louisiana hot sauce + green onion + lemon. Want to grill? Shake up your burger menu with our Double Cheese Stuffed Bacon Burgers: Compliments Cheddar & Bacon Stuffed Beef Burgers + Compliments Swiss Cheese Slices + Compliments Garlic Dill Pickles + sliced tomato + leaf lettuce + Compliments Brioche Burger Buns.

Don’t forget dessert

Sit back and let us take care of dessert: All you need to do it load up a tray with Compliments Cookies & Cream Flavour Ice Cream Sandwiches and Compliments Caramel Flavour Ice Cream Sandwiches and pass it around the party.


Serve with our Compliments Birch Wood Compostable* Cutlery!
*Commercially compostable only. Confirm with your organics collection program provider for acceptability.