Potluck etiquette is like the secret sauce that turns a good food fest into a great one.
Picture this: your friends, family, and neighbors getting together for a massive feast, each showcasing their kitchen prowess and favorite recipes. Sounds pretty amazing, right? It’s a cost-effective way to have a good time and indulge in an array of delicious home-cooked meals. But as with any successful gathering, a few unspoken guidelines help keep potluck parties running smoothly.
When the guest list includes vegetarians, vegans, and those with food allergies, these potluck rules of thumb become all the more crucial. Whether you’re playing host or bringing a dish as a guest, nailing a potluck usually boils down to common courtesy and basic manners. But let’s be honest, it can get a bit tricky at times. That’s why we’re here to share some guidance on the right potluck etiquette. Let’s dive in! You can check out the full show notes here. And be sure to check out the 40 Vegan and Vegetarian Potluck Ideas we discuss in this episode.