How to Set a Table

Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473552630
Release Date: 2017-08-31
Genre: Cooking

This beautiful guide includes creative ways to style a table - for dinner, a cocktail party, brunch, picnic in the park, and other fun occasions. Whatever the size of your home or budget, How to Set a Table features stylish, modern ideas for welcoming friends and family in your home. This pretty gift book serves as a practical step-by-step guide to entertaining - with information on etiquette, place setting basics, centerpieces, mixing and matching, essential glassware, napkin folds, and unexpected ideas for using the great tableware you can find at flea markets. How to Set a Table updates a classic topic for a new generation of hosts.

How to Set a Table

Author: Potter
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780451498038
Release Date: 2017-08-29
Genre: Cooking

This hip, fabric-covered guide includes creative ways to style a table--whether for a sit-down dinner, cocktail party, brunch buffet, picnic in the park, and other fun get-togethers Whether you live in a small apartment or sprawling suburban kitchen, How to Set a Table features stylish, modern ideas for welcoming family and friends in your home. This gift book, wrapped in a pretty, printed fabric, serves as a practical step-by-step guide to entertaining--with extra information on etiquette, place setting basics, centerpieces, mixing and matching, essential glassware, and napkin folds. With unexpected ideas for using all the great tableware you can find at flea markets, chain stores, or around the house, How to Set a Table updates a classic topic for a new generation of hosts.

Perfect Tables

Author: William Yeoward
Publisher: Cico Books
ISBN: 1908170131
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: Cooking

Perfect Tables showcases twenty-six stunning ideas for tables by William Yeoward, a highly respected designer of fine tableware. Discover beautiful tables for Thanksgiving, Christmas, a midsummer wedding and Valentine’s Day, plus informal settings for a buffet supper, a children’s tea party and the perfect breakfast. William reveals his secrets for transforming tables with key items and with colour to enhance mood and theme. With tips on table etiquette and clever and inspiring ideas for everything from laying cutlery, china and glassware with precision to tying napkins and choosing flowers, William shows how attention to the tiniest detail adds to the ambience of any table. • Offers planning advice and styling secrets, plus practical tips and hints on entertaining etiquette. • The previous edition of Perfect Tables sold over 20,000 copies.


Author: Joe Nye
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 0847833178
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Cooking

Covers three aspects of party planning that can make an event shine - the table setting, the flowers and the paper components. Useful sidebars address such topics as when to use paper products, how to make flowers last longer and host/hostess etiquette.

Perfect Table Settings

Author: Denise Vivaldo
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 077880254X
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Cooking

Provides table-setting suggestions for various menus and occasions, features step-by-step, illustrated instructions for one hundred napkin folds, and includes ideas for twenty-five theme party table settings.

The Art of the Bar Cart

Author: Vanessa Dina
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452159140
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Cooking

From high-end magazines and design-inspiration websites to stores big and small, bar carts are a must-have piece of furniture. This book provides all the answers to the question—how can I get that look at home? The Art of the Bar Cart features 20 different styled bar setups—from tricked-out vintage carts to a collection of bottles tucked into a cabinet—themed around favorite libations, personal style, or upcoming occasions. Readers can choose from the warm and inviting Whiskey Cart, the fun and fresh Punch Cart, or mix and match to suit any style. With easy tips to re-create each look as well as recipes for the perfect drinks to pair with each cart, this beautifully photographed guide is an inspiration to anyone looking to create a unique décor statement, and a drink to serve alongside.

Business Law For Managers 2006 07 Ed

Author: Prof. (commodore) Pk Goel
Publisher: Dreamtech Press
ISBN: 8177225359
Release Date: 2006-06-26

This book teaches business law in a simple, lucid, and practical manner in tune with the interdisciplinary aspect of business practices as taught in management. The objective is to prepare knowledgeable managers rather than lawyers.· Laws relating to Contract, Sale of Goods, Negotiable Instruments and Consumer Protection.· Highlights of laws relating to Intellectual Property including Patents, Copyright and Trademark.· Highlights of some relevant economic laws like IT Act 2000; FEMA 1999; and Competition Act 2002.· Corporate laws include Company Law along with Corporate Governance.· Legal aspects relating to business - Partnerships, Alternative Dispute Redressal, Sexual Harassment, Right to Information and Environment Protection.· Relevant aspects of the Constitution of India concerning business.

Side Hustle

Author: Chris Guillebeau
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9781524758851
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Business & Economics

The author of the New York Times Bestseller THE $100 STARTUP, shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days. To some, the idea of quitting their day job to start a business is exhilarating. For others, it’s terrifying. After all, a job that produces a steady paycheck can be difficult to give up. But in a time when businesses have so little loyalty to employees that the very notion of “job security” has become a punchline, wouldn’t it be great to have an additional source of income to fall back on? And wouldn’t it be great to make that happen without leaving your day job? Enter the Side Hustle. Based on detailed information from hundreds of case studies, Chris Guillebeau provides a step-by-step guide that anyone can use to create and launch a profitable project in less than a month. Designed for the busy and impatient, this plan will have you generating income immediately, without the risk of throwing yourself head first into the world of entrepreneurship. Whether you just want to make some extra money, or start something that may end up replacing your day job entirely, the side hustle is the new job security. When you generate income from multiple sources, it gives you options, and in today’s world, options aren't just nice to have: they're essential. You don’t need entrepreneurial experience to launch a profitable side hustle. You don’t need a business degree, know how to code, or be an expert marketer. And you certainly don’t need employees or investors. With this book as your guide, anyone can learn to build a fast track to freedom.

The Art of Southern Charm

Author: Patricia Altschul
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 9781682308349
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Patricia Altschul, the surprise breakout star of Bravo’s hit reality show Southern Charm, introduces an essential lifestyle guide as refreshing and fun as a gin martini. “Patricia on #SouthernCharm, like lookin’ in the damn mirror. Cheers queen.” —Lady Gaga Fan-favorite Bravolebrity Patricia Altschul from the primetime show Southern Charm finally brings fans her eagerly anticipated opus on etiquette and living a glamorous Southern lifestyle. Patricia provides advice on every situation, from hosting a memorable cocktail party, to decoding the dress code for any event, to handling a drunken boor at the dinner table, to delivering the perfectly phrased insult—like her now iconic “shameless strumpet.” The Art of Southern Charm takes readers inside the world of Charleston’s most captivating grande dame, who (with Michael the Butler) offers a blueblood’s blueprint for curating and celebrating life at its best.

Pizzazzerie Entertain in Style

Author: Courtney Whitmore
ISBN: 152526852X
Release Date: 2018-01-09

Tablescapes, tips, DIY crafts, beautiful photos, and more than 50 recipes, in an easy-to-follow format, to inspire every hostess. Follow one party to a tee (each complemented by a sample tablescape and three to six recipes covering appetizers, desserts, and drinks) or mix-and-match elements to create a unique affair all your own.

Power Etiquette

Author: Dana May Casperson
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814437575
Release Date: 1999-03-22
Genre: Business & Economics

No-nonsense guidance to a crucial set of personal career skills. Can table manners make or break a megamerger? Can a faxing faux-pas derail a promising business relationship? Can an improper introduction cost you a client? Can manners (or lack of them) really kill a career? Absolutely. In an era when companies are competing on the basis of service, manners are much more than a social nicety — they're a crucial business skill. In fact, good manners are good business. This no-nonsense “manners reference” refreshes readers on everyday etiquette and makes sure they're on their best behavior. It provides quick guidance on such pertinent and timely topics as: * telephone and e-mail etiquette * table manners *grooming and business dress * written communications * gift giving * resumes and interviews * making introductions * public speaking * networking, and more.

The Uncommon Reader

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429934530
Release Date: 2007-09-18
Genre: Fiction

From one of England's most celebrated writers, a funny and superbly observed novella about the Queen of England and the subversive power of reading When her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Discovering the joy of reading widely (from J. R. Ackerley, Jean Genet, and Ivy Compton-Burnett to the classics) and intelligently, she finds that her view of the world changes dramatically. Abetted in her newfound obsession by Norman, a young man from the royal kitchens, the Queen comes to question the prescribed order of the world and loses patience with the routines of her role as monarch. Her new passion for reading initially alarms the palace staff and soon leads to surprising and very funny consequences for the country at large. With the poignant and mischievous wit of The History Boys, England's best loved author revels in the power of literature to change even the most uncommon reader's life.

I Brake for Yard Sales

Author: Lara Spencer
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781613125694
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self-confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends’ homes with her fabulous finds. In I Brake for Yard Sales, Lara shares her secrets for bargain hunting and tells you where to shop, what to look for, how to pay for it, how to restore it, and finally, where to put it in your house. Looking for the newest arrivals at your local thrift shops? After busy Saturdays and no-pick-up Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the best days to shop for fresh items. Peppered with wisdom from world-renowned appraisers whom Lara knows from her previous work on Antiques Roadshow as well as contributions from well-known designers, this book also features the house of comedienne and good friend Kathy Griffin, which Spencer herself refurbished and decorated.

Table Life

Author: Joanne Thompson
Publisher: Beavers Pond Press
ISBN: 1592984533
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Religion

Food is God's Good Gift designed to give us greater gifts. In today's culture, we have not stopped enjoying food, but the pressures of hurry and perfectionism have compromised the life God created for us to savor. Looking at Jesus's “table life,” we discover how he transformed the tone, meaning, and connection of life at the table. This practical and insightful guide invites readers to discover how Jesus sets us free from the performance pressures so often associated with hospitality and the communion of the table. Table Life is a call to transform the daily routine of eating meals into a celebration of loving connections and spiritual nourishment.