The Butler Speaks
A Guide to Stylish Entertaining, Etiquette, and the Art of Good HousekeepingBook - 2013
" Host a dinner party * Make a bed * Set a table * Use the proper fork * Polish silver * Prepare high tea * Present a calling card * Make conversation * Fold a shirt ... all with the charm, ease and sophistication of a butler. amp;#160; In a clear, straightforward style, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management in this beautifully illustrated style, etiquette and entertainment guide. For anyone who rents or owns--be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate-- The Butler Speaks includes everything you need to know to simplify, organize and care for your home. It also offers modern advice on personal style and etiquette--how to receive guests; present your business card; make polite dinner conversation-- and advice on entertaining at home--how to make a cheese plate; hold your cutlery; set a table--all with the flair, charm and unpretentious grace of the butler."
Publisher: [Toronto] :, Appetite by Random House,, .
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: xxii, 247 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm.