Romantic Wedding Anniversary Dinner Ideas for Couples

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Planning an anniversary dinner is a lot of pressure, and when things don't go as planned, it can feel disappointing or ruin the mood of an important evening. When planning a special occasion, it's best to leave the cooking up to the professionals, and there's no better way to spend an anniversary than booking a private INTUEAT dinner.

When you book a dinner with an INTUEAT chef, you can enjoy a fine-dining meal in the privacy of your own home, which means you and your partner can have a quiet and romantic evening, leaving no room for outside influences like traffic delays or other diners to alter your experience.

INTUEAT chefs prepare restaurant-quality meals right in your kitchen, allowing you to relax and focus on each other.

6 Wedding Anniversary Dinner Ideas

If you're planning a romantic anniversary dinner, consider branching out from the food you typically eat to help make the evening memorable. The following romantic dinner ideas are perfect for a delicious anniversary dinner.


Mediterranean flavors are some of the best and most interesting in the world. Utilizing spices like saffron, Za'atar, turmeric, cumin, and more, Mediterranean cooking is full of classic recipes and has distinct and potent flavor profiles reflective of the region they come from.

Mediterranean meals can include items such as:

  • Appetizer: Pita bread and hummus
  • Entree: Pan-seared lamb chops
  • Dessert: Pistachio baklava

Soul Food

Soul food is a style of ethnic food created by Black Americans in the South. These dinner recipes feature flavors from spices like paprika, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon and blends comforting flavors with fresh ingredients.

Soul food is a delicious option for any anniversary dinner, and a menu may include dinner items such as:

  • Appetizer: Hush puppies or braised collard greens
  • Entree: Fried catfish or lobster macaroni and cheese
  • Dessert: Sweet potato pie


Like all regional cuisines, Brazilian food covers a vast range of dishes and can encompass everything from slow-cooked meats to stuffed pastries.

An incredible anniversary dinner, Brazilian style, may include some of the following items:

  • Appetizer: Coxinhas
  • Entree: Feijoada with farofa
  • Dessert: Pudim de Leite


Italian food is intended to be eaten slowly and savored. Best enjoyed over a romantic candlelit dinner table, Italian food features the perfect blend of rich, buttery flavors like olive oil with the acidity of tomatoes and other sharper profiles.

If you select an Italian dining experience, an example of the type of food you can expect to eat include:

  • Appetizer: Bread and olive oil
  • Entree: Pasta or ossobucco
  • Dessert: Tiramisu


Omakase food is a style of Japanese cuisine in which the diner allows a chef to prepare whatever meal they feel like preparing at that moment. Omakase translates to "I leave it up to you," and when you plan to have an omakase anniversary meal, you should expect to be surprised.

What makes Omakase truly special is its originality. It's impossible to suggest an omakase menu because, by definition, it depends on what the chef decides to prepare for you when they make your meal. As a result, omakase dinners can differ drastically based on what's in season and available and the flavors the chef wishes to highlight.

However, Omakase is also one of the best ways to experience Japanese food, as you hand over complete creative freedom to your chef, who can craft an incredible dinner for your based on what currently inspires them.

Elevated American

Although your mind may immediately turn to burgers and hot dogs when you think of "American" cuisine, elevated American food is delicate, flavorful, and perfect for a romantic dining experience.

If you select an elevated American meal, an example of the type of food you can expect to eat include:

  • Appetizer: Roasted Brussels sprouts or raw oysters
  • Entree: Filet mignon with a side of roasted vegetables
  • Dessert: New York-style cheesecake or key lime pie

INTUEAT Chefs: Masters at Every Specialty

INTUEAT has a vast selection of chefs who are masters of their craft. So, no matter the style of food you're interested in, INTUEAT makes it easy to connect with private chefs who are well-versed in a large selection of regional cuisines.

Chef Specialty Spotlight

  • Brenno Camurugy: For a truly memorable anniversary dinner, consider booking an anniversary dining experience with Brenno Camurugy. After years of professional training, this talented INTUEAT chef decided to focus his talents on the art of molecular gastronomy and has since further honed his skills at Harvard University.
  • KK: If you're looking for an incredible, budget-friendly experience, INTUEAT chef KK will not disappoint. This emerging chef specializes in handmade Ethiopian meals for two or more guests.
  • Andrea Uzarowski: INTUEAT chef Andrea Uzarowski is perfect if you're planning an anniversary dinner party. Training under chefs from across the world, including France, Demark, and Serbia, this professional chef specializes in providing clients with mouthwatering globally-inspired meals from Scandinavia, the Middle East, India, and beyond.

The Chef Process

When you book an INTUEAT chef, your experience is similar to that of a fine dining restaurant, but in the comfort of your own home. The personal chef you hire will bring all the ingredients and tools they need. So you don't have to worry about getting anything ready for their arrival.

In addition, they'll bring any necessary support staff, which can include cooks and servers, to help improve the dining experience. Booking a private dinner with an INTUEAT chef is the perfect way to spend your anniversary because it means you can focus your energy on having a romantic evening with the one you love without having to concern yourself with the ins and outs of cooking a meal at home.

Simply select a personal chef to curate your anniversary evening, sit back, and relax. Your INTUEAT chef will prepare a multi-course meal that reflects your preferred cuisine and dietary preferences, set the table, and clean up when they're done!

Plan Your Wedding Anniversary Dinner With INTUEAT

INTUEAT makes planning a unique and memorable anniversary dinner easy and attainable. Whether you're planning an intimate dinner for two or want to include family and friends, you can work with an INTUEAT chef to craft the perfect anniversary experience, which may even mark the beginning of a new anniversary tradition.

Become your own favorite restaurant - read our guide on Fine Dining at Home: How To Pull It Off.

Love to dine al fresco, but looking for new ideas? Check out 10 Garden Party Menu Ideas Recommended By Private Chefs.

Feeling inspired to start planning your own event? Find your INTUEAT personal chef in Sarasota, Denver, Colorado Springs, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale!

Jennifer Rives

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