The secret to planning a soiree at a moment’s notice—or one where RSVPs have been delivered weeks back—is to have your home stocked with party pantry staples like these serving trays, platters and utensils we’ve been scouting around town.
Copper Canyon Three-Tier Server by Nambé, $225 at Neiman Marcus (SF). 415.362.3900, neimanmarcus.com
Tree tray, $35 at Summer House (Mill Valley). 415.383.6695
Personalized canvas tray, $275 at Iomoi. 925.282.1098, iomoi.com
Holiday tray, starting at $56 at Rock Flower Paper (San Anselmo). 415.462.0001, rockflowerpaper.com
Set of four cheese knives, $45 at Maison Reve (Mill Valley). 415.383.9700, maisonreve.com