Alex Hitz, “the very best host in the world” says the Wall Street Journal, shares more than 100 timeless, tried-and-true recipes for classic comfort foods to serve with his inimitable style of gracious entertaining his book The Art of the Host.
He is an American celebrity chef, cookbook author, restaurant owner, socialite and philanthropist, and founder of the luxury gourmet food product line, The Beverly Hills Kitchen. He is also known for his work as a Broadway and movie producer, real estate developer, and clothing designer. Hitz has played host to the A-list and beau monde from Atlanta to Park Avenue to Beverly Hills. Reading his biography, you will be amazed at his multiple skills.
Alex Hitz is a consummate entertainer and international celebrity–who can really cook. Elegance, comfort, and wit 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 storyteller, Hitz delivers common-sense rules–including for the art of being a 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. His experience in entertaining provides him with very valuable tips and ideas.
This book is available online.
Learn from an expert and enjoy!