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Art of Host : Recipes and Rules for Flawless Entertaining, Hardback Book

Art of Host : Recipes and Rules for Flawless Entertaining Hardback


Having played host to the A-list and beau monde from Atlanta to Park Avenue to Beverly Hills, Alex Hitz is a consummate entertainer and bon vivant who can really cook.

Elegance, comfort, and wit (and always a little decadence) suffuse every detail of every delightful and delicious occasion.

Defying diets and trends, Alex treats guests like family with rich, Southern-inspired food and the generous traditions of Southern hospitality. Conceived as full menus, each occasion offers recipes and tips for ultimate success, from his always-perfect-every-time Thanksgiving table and epic Boxing Day buffet to a bright Easter brunch and an intimate Valentine s Day supper.

In addition to twelve expertly curated menus, Hitz provides can t-fail recipes for his essential dishes, classic recipes every confident cook should have in their back pocket, from perfect vinaigrettes and homemade mayonnaise to Bel-Air Onion Puffs, Risotto alla Milanese, To-Die-For Ale-Braised Brisket, and Caroline s Tipsy Ambrosia. Ever the raconteur, Hitz delivers common-sense rules for the art of the guest and what always or never to do as a thoughtful host, providing readers with the skills and confidence to establish their own signature style.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 175 Colour and Black and White Photographs
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
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  • Category: Cookery / food & drink etc
  • ISBN: 9780847863556



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