The Bloomingdale's Book of Entertaining ~1st Ed.
"Thirty-five of today's most creative hosts together with Bloomingdale's experts share the secrets of entertaining with style. Here's all the practical info and loving detail you need to give great parties."
Highlighting this book is a delightful series of interviews and photographs of some well-known hosts and hostesses, whose creative and original approach to entertaining is worth a closer look. James Beard, Madhur Jaffrey, Geoffrey Holder, and other hosts par excellence take us into their homes. Favorite food ideas are presented in the recipe section with clear, carefully tested instructions. Packed with tips on everything you need to know about giving great parties, from a simple continental breakfast to an elegant formal dinner including a smoothly run children's party.
Written by Ariane and Michael Batterberry. Published by Random House, 1976. First Edition. 208 pages. Book and dust jacket are in near flawless condition. Jacket now protected in a Mylar cover.