Savoy Style : How to Be the Perfect Host
From the etiquette of afternoon tea to the classic rules of dressing for dinner, this book brings home a touch of Savoy style. In this delightful guide to entertaining Savoy-style, the world-renowned staff of London's most elegant hotel share the secrets behind everything from their specialty cocktails to recipes for the perfect hors d'oeuvres, decorations for a dinner party, and tricks to arranging the most attractive bouquet. Through a mixture of example, anecdote, and instruction--and guided by James Sherwood, the epitome of Mayfair style and subtlety--the book relays advice from everybody behind this iconic hotel, from the legendarily creative bar staff to the classically trained butlers and maids and the chefs in Gordon Ramsay's kitchen. Illustrated with portraits from the Savoy's archives and brand new images of the newly renovated hotel's stunning interiors, this charming book is a treat for everyone who's ever wanted to bring a touch of that glamor and style home.