When serving foods with unusual ingredients, write out a place card with the recipe name and place it next to the serving plate to let your guests know what they are eating. Also, consider labeling any foods with nuts or shellfish, since these are common allergens.
Chipotle chiles are actually dried, smoked jalapeño chiles. They have a wrinkled, dark brown skin and a smoky, sweet flavor. In addition to dried, chipotle chiles can be found canned in adobo sauce.