Offers tips for every facet of hosting a lavish dinner, from purchasing top-quality ingredients and pairing an ideal wine to creating ambiance and selecting dinnerware, in a menu-complemented reference for a variety of occasions.
A dinner party celebrates friends gathering around your table for a meal. And hosting one never needs to be stressful or time-consuming. Williams-Sonoma Dinner Parties is a comprehensive guide to creating stylish and fun dinner parties that fit the way we live, work, and entertain today. It's packed with easy, inventive recipes and simple decorating ideas for everything from sophisticated soirees to casual alfresco dinners. Each of the seven seasonal menus include work plans, serving suggestions, hosting tips, elegant tabletop ideas, and gorgeous photography. This book provides all the inspiration and information you need to become a confident dinner party host.