I've been asked to come up with (and potentially execute) a dinner party menu for a friend of mine who is hosting three other couples for dinner (a total of 10 for dinner). One of the couples is well-travelled and has a penchant for food and wine. Money isn't an issue for them and they have dined at just about every global and local bucket list place you can possibly think of. They are also very gracious and would appreciate anything served. That said - I would love to knock their socks off (if it was even possible!).
I'm running blind, as I don't know their food preferences (and I've inquired and no one seemed to know), and there are no food restrictions/allergies.
I realize that 'to impress' is subjective, but if you were trying to put together a menu to impress, what would your dinner menu look like? Any and all recipes and tips are appreciated.
Also - I know the rule of thumb is to do what you already do well - but for whatever reason, this menu has me scattered in every direction! TIA!