Secrets from a Caterer's Kitchen: The Indispensable Guide for Planning a Party (Paperback)

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During almost two decades of catering everything from the Academy Awards to a fete for Queen Elizabeth to an intimate dinner for Julia Child to a “Roller-Disco” Bat Mitzvah, Nicole Aloni has learned more than a few tricks-of-the-trade. And whether you’re planning your umpteenth dinner for twelve, or you’ve only just figured out that there’s a kitchen in your apartment, Secrets From a Caterer’s Kitchen is the manual on entertaining.

This comprehensive, accessible and easy-to-use book offers insider tips and guidance about:

  • Menu preparation for both large and small gatherings
  • Finding special locations for events
  • Decorating advice for “theme” festivities
  • Creating invitations
  • Maintaining a budget
  • Over 125 tried-and-true party recipes
  • Whether it’s a candlelight dinner, a kid’s birthday party, or a holiday extravaganza, you can put on a show like a pro—and keep your guests guessing—with Secrets from a Caterer’s Kitchen!

    About the Author

    Nicole Aloni, author of Secrets from a Caterer's Kitchen, is a catering pro with more than 15 years of experience and whose sold-out cooking classes are held throughout the country. She's appeared on local and national television and radio, including the Food Network. She lives, cooks, and entertains in Southern California.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781557883520
    ISBN-10: 1557883521
    Publisher: HP Books
    Publication Date: February 1st, 2001
    Pages: 352
    Language: English