From the initial planning stages (choosing a venue, drawing up a guest list and sending out invitations) to encouraging the last guest to leave at the end of the event, this is a guide to the whole process of organizing a party. Check-lists, time-plans and over 100 recipes are included.
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Everyone dreams of throwing a fabulous party, one that lingers in the memory long after the last guest has gone. In Perfect Parties, Alison Price dishes the secrets of the most A-list affairs, offering the last word in effortless chic and memorable entertaining. Clearly and simply, Alison makes easy every step of organizing a successful partyÃ¢ÂÂfrom invitations, menu-planning, and table settings to recipes and preparations for cocktail parties, buffets, dinner parties, and outdoor feasts. Abounding in stunning color photos and imaginative and achievable ideas, Perfect Parties will give you the confidence to relax and have funÃ¢ÂÂeven as the host. Alison Price has been a professional party planner for more than 15 years; among her clients are Dame Judi Dench, the Getty family, Sir Elton John, and members of European royalty.