Shelfari edited the description of The Perfect Setting Wednesday, September 2, 2009.
"Table settings for all occasions from breakfast to elegant candlelit dinners." -USA Today "A guide to creating the most stylish table settings imaginable." -House Beautiful "The Perfect Setting is something of a confection, a delight to be gobbled up and enjoyed. The 168 color photographs are stunning." -Houston Chronicle Since it was first published in 1985, The Perfect Setting has redefined the ease, beauty, and pleasures of table settings, for any time and for all occasions. Peri Wolfman and Charles Gold's advice on how to combine simplicity with elegance, creating inviting table settings without great expense or enormous effort, remains timely, stylish, and invaluable for all hosts and hostesses. Now in paperback, with more than 160 color photographs and 50 of the authors' favorite recipes-for fresh corn salad, Seckel pears almondine, marinated vegetables, and much more-the book is a wonderful resource and a great gift for anyone who wants to create a perfect setting at home, at a business breakfast, on a picnic, or anywhere at all. 168 photographs in full color, 9 1/2 x 10" PERI WOLFMAN and CHARLES GOLD were the owners of Wolfman, Gold & Good Company, a New York City tableware store, for nearly 20 years. Wolfman is now in-house director of product development for Williams-Sonoma. Gold is a recognized food and still-life photographer; his work has appeared in House & Garden, Vogue, Gourmet, and other national magazines. Peri Wolfman and Charles Gold live in New York City.