Peter Callahan's Party Food (Hardcover)

Mini Hors d'Oeuvres, Family-Style Settings, Plated Dishes, Buffet Spreads, Bar Carts

By Peter Callahan, Kate Spade (Foreword by)

Clarkson Potter Publishers, 9780553459715, 256pp.

Publication Date: August 22, 2017

List Price: 35.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


At once practical and imaginative, a guide to serving food in style--at any kind of celebration

Venerated caterer Peter Callahan compiles his 30 plus years of entertaining experience for serving visually stunning and palate-electrifying food in new ways. You're invited into his world of whimsy and wit as he shares brand-new signature hors d'oeuvres and expands his repertoire for the first time to offer ideas for tablescapes, buffets, seated dinners, and bars. Peter brilliantly breaks down his high-end serving style with simplifications and shortcuts, enabling you to throw the coolest of parties--regardless of your skill level, the size of the crowd, the venue, or the theme. Along with stories about and amazing re-creations of actual events, the 100 original party tricks and recipes in this book will help you set the scene for a beautiful, conversation-filled gathering--every time.

About the Author

PETER CALLAHAN is the owner of the New York City-based Peter Callahan Catering. Since 1985, he has created food for Vera Wang, Kate Spade, JP Morgan, Tory Burch, Tony Bennett, and Al Gore, among others. He is a contributing editor for Martha Stewart Weddings and one of her inner-circle caterers.