Ultimate posh picnic


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Here’s all you’ll need after you pick a theme

  • Chic wooden basket
  • Linens, mix-n-match for eclectic style
  • Stemware
  • Chilled wine & champagne
  • Frozen water bottles to keep food cool and you hydrated
  • Citronella candles
  • Delicious pack-and-go menu


French theme

  • Étoile patterned blanket and linens
  • Chilled Rose wine
  • Nice crusty fresh baguette
  • Cheeses such as Brie, Bucheron, Comte St. Antoine, Crottin
  • Sliced fruits including pears, apples and strawberries
  • Pâté
  • Dried fruits
  • Cake au chocolat


Italian theme

  • Mediterranean sunflower patterned blanket and linens
  • Limoncello-scented citronella candles
  • Chilled pinot grigio
  • Prosecco party grapes
  • Crusty ciabatta loaf
  • Prosciutto de Parma, Soppressata thinly sliced
  • Arancino and honeydew melon wedges
  • Plump green Cerignola olives
  • Zested shrimp spiedini
  • Baci brownies