The food is to die for

The Food is to Die For is for 12 to 15 guests (plus one host) and is set in a modern swanky restaurant.

Note that if you click on the link below and then buy The Food is to Die For I will earn a small amount of commission.

the story

Cover for The Food is to Die For murder mystery party game

Pierre Baudelaire's restaurant, At the End of Maple, is THE restaurant in town – where anyone who's anyone is seen dining. Celebrities, politicians, philanthropists, foodies, they all wait and wait for than chance to get a table. Tonight is a special night – C.J. Charles, the most discerning and respected restaurant critic in the business, is dining here and will write a review.

However, tonight is marked by tragedy as Pierre has been found dead in a puddle of beet soup and blood. Who hated him enough to kill?

how The Food is to Die for works

In The Food is to Die For everyone has a complete character with background, friends and objectives.

Each guest decides how he or she will approach the murder - and the murderer must try to avoid detection.

As well as trying to solve the murder, all the characters have other goals and objectives. In The Food is to Die For, for example, there are people with hidden identities, wine thieves and someone is defrauding the restaurant accounts?

(Personally, I think interactive murder mystery games are the most satisfying - there's simply so much going on!)

The cast

The cast of The Food is to Die For includes:

  • Adrian Charles – aspiring actor
  • Alex Norman – one of the owners of At the End of Maple
  • Billie Adams – police officer
  • Brianne Fox – sous-chefs
  • C. J. Charles – restaurant critic
  • Chris Armstrong – one of the owners of At the End of Maple
  • Evelyn Maxwell – sous-chef
  • Gerald von Rubenstein At the End of Maple's wine steward
  • Hailey Hudson – celebrity starlet and actress
  • Hannah Hudson – celebrity starlet and actress
  • Julianna Dixon – bartender
  • Mike Young – server
  • Natasha Petrov – truffle dealer
  • Taylor Weddington – maître d'
  • Tess Pickering – server

The details

Instead of a formal dinner party, The Food is to Die For is better suited to a buffet meal or finger food.

Everyone needs to be able to talk quietly with each other - everyone (not just the gangsters!) needs to scheme and plot against each other,

The Food is to Die For needs a host, someone to organize the game.

They will read the entire game and will be available to answer questions.

It's a lot of fun being the host - you know what's going on and can watch your friends scheme and plot and be devious to one another.

purchasing The Food is to Die For

The Food is to Die For is available from Freeform Games and costs $29.99 USD.

Click here right now to buy The Food is to Die For right now from Freeform Games.

or download the free intro file

For more information about The Food is to Die For, click here to download the free introductory pdf file which includes more details - including background, a full cast list, costume guide and invitations.

Disclosure: I am a partner at Freeform Games - feel free to ask me lots of questions!


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