Setting the Scene
Set tables with red and gold linens for fortuity and success.
Decorate with paper lanterns; use fresh flowers and bamboo to signify rebirth and growth.
Place dishes strategically around the room to encourage mingling.
Greet guests with "Gung Hay Fat Choy," meaning "Wishing you happiness and prosperity!"
Present guests with tangerines, leaves attached, for luck and abundant joy.
For more about Chinese New Year and other entertaining tips, download Kikkoman's official Chinese New Year Celebration Guide at www.kikkoman-usa.com.