Established in 1954, Relais & Chateaux is an association of the world's finest hoteliers, chefs, and restauranteurs that has set the standard for excellence in hospitality. Today there are 518 members worldwide (85 of whom are located in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean). The North America group is headquartered in New York City. Jessica Kerwin Jenkins is a contributing writer to such publications as Vogue, W, and The New York Times. She is also the author of Encyclopedia of the Exquisite: An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights and All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours. Patrick O'Connell is the owner and legendary chef of the five-star Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia. He is also the president of Relais & Chateaux North America. Photographer Melanie Acevedo is an award-wining lifestyle and portrait photographer. She has worked with such editorial and advertising clients as InStyle, Elle, Conde Nast Traveler, Vogue Bambini, Jonathan Adler, and Ann Taylor.
"Admired for its long tradition of gracious hospitality inspired by
local cuisine and culture, Relais & Chateaux presents The Art of
Entertaining. The stunning coffee table cookery book called the
The Art of Entertaining brings to life 17 seasonal parties with
world-renowned food and cocktail recipes (including entertaining
tricks, menus, flowers, table settings etc) from 85 Relais &
Chateaux properties across North America."
"Relais & Chateaux Reveals How to Replicate Epic Hotel Parties at Home"
"Relais & Chateaux Properties Share The Secrets of Their Extraordinary Approach to Entertaining Guests"
-TOP 10 FOOD BLOG, Karen & Andrew
"...renowned chefs and innkeepers share their thoughts and secrets for successful entertaining at home, including food and cocktail recipes, and memorable table"
"...brings to life 17 seasonal parties from Relais & Chateaux members across North America. Each chapter is designed to celebrate the senses in a unique environment with exquisite food and cocktail recipes, creative decor and the thoughtful, creative touches for which Relais & Chateaux is renowned." with Meadowood Beet Salad recipe"
"Glenmere is a featured property in the new Relais & Chateaux book, The Art of Entertaining, wherein 17 of the brand's beautiful North American properties each claim a chapter to showcase their entertaining expertise. For their part, Glenmere executed a Great Gatsby affair that F. Scott would no doubt be proud of."