Serving Trays for Summer Entertaining
Ring Tray by The Conran Shop
Made in India, this round stainless-steel tray has a delicately detailed rim and matching handles.
To buy: $44, conranusa.com.
Stripes Tray by Jonathan Adler
Bold, bright stripes give this dishwasher-safe melamine tray extra character. Available in blue/teal and green/yellow (shown).
To buy: $28, jonathanadler.com.
Chin Chin Tray by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Hand-applied lacquer makes these stacking trays shimmer. Available in garnet with mahogany trim and dove with silver trim (shown).
To buy: $110 for two, mgbwhome.com for stores.
Plastic Serving Tray by Pearl River
These inexpensive sturdy plastic serving trays are coated with metallic paint for a little sheen. Available in silver and gold (shown).
To buy: $11.50, pearlriver.com.
Tabriz Rug Rectangular Platter by L’Objet
Reminiscent of a richly woven textile, the pattern on this 14-karat-gold-rimmed tray evokes a Middle Eastern marketplace.
To buy: $175, kitchenclique.com.
Parrot Jungle Tray by Vera for Anthropologie
Artist and textile designer Vera Neumann puts a whimsical spin on this cute tropical-print melamine tray. These birds look great perched against a kitchen wall or underneath your favorite summer drink.
To buy: $28, anthropologie.com.
Dark Acacia-Wood Serving Trays by Sur La Table
Made from eco-friendly sustainable acacia wood, this handsome tray suits all occasions.
To buy: $35 to $45, surlatable.com.
Enamel Flower Tray by VivaTerra
This retro-looking enameled tin tray abounds with innocent floral charm.
To buy: $32, vivaterra.com.
Flatbush Tray by Zak! Designs
Opposing corner handles not only give this dishwasher-safe tray its modern aesthetic, they actually make it balance better, safeguarding against spills.
To buy: $25, amazon.com.