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Easy Entertaining for Beginners was written for readers who would like to learn to entertain family and friends, but may have never done so in their lives. The book includes 13 complete menus, full-color photographs and everything from start to finish to help novice hosts pull off successful at-home entertaining.
Author Patricia Mendez teaches Easy Entertaining for Beginners cooking classes and has coordinated and catered special events since the early 1990's. She has written articles for print and internet magazines and is available for articles/speaking/teaching. She is currently on a virtual book tour during the entire month of October. Please join her at: [http://www.virtualbooktours.wordpress.com] for interviews and guest blogs.