Chef Curtis Stone will be In Conversation for his New Cookbook, What's for Dinner?

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Chef Curtis Stone will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books, Inc., to discuss his New Cookbook  What's for Dinner?: Delicious Recipes for a Busy Life  followed by a Booksigning.

Co-Sponsored by Rainy Day Books and Pryde's Kitchen & Home.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Chef Curtis Stone is the author of four Cookbooks and host of Top Chef Masters on Bravo.  He is also the creator of Kitchen Solutions, a sleek line of cookware sold in retailers worldwide, and writes a monthly column for Men’s Fitness.  Born in Melbourne, Australia, Curtis honed his skills in London at Café Royal, under legendary three-star Michelin chef Marco Pierre White, and at Mirabelle and the revered Quo Vadis.  He lives in Los Angeles with his family.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone, host of Bravo’s hugely popular series Top Chef Masters, knows life can get a little crazy.  But as a new Dad, he also believes that sitting down to a home-cooked meal with Family & Friends is one of life’s greatest gifts.  In his fifth Cookbook, Curtis offers both novice cooks and seasoned Chefs mouthwatering recipes and easy-to-make meals for every night of the Week.  And he breaks them down into seven simple categories:

• Motivating Mondays: Healthy meals that start the week off right with Fennel-Roasted Chicken and Winter Squash with Endive-Apple Salad; Grilled Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad

• Time-Saving Tuesdays: Quick and easy recipes for simple meals of Steak and Green Bean Stir-Fry with Ginger and Garlic; Grilled Pork Chops and Vegetable Gratin with Caper-Parsley Vinaigrette

• One-Pot Wednesdays: Flavorful dishes with minimal cleanup of Chicken and Chorizo Paella; Rosemary Salt-Crusted Pork Loin with Roasted Shallots, Potatoes, Carrots, and Parsnips

• Thrifty Thursdays: Yummy meals on a budget of Sliders with Red Onion Marmalade and Blue Cheese; Roasted Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Pasta Bake with Cheddar

• Five-Ingredient Fridays: Fun, fast recipes to kick off the weekend of Grilled Harissa Lamb Rack with Summer Succotash; Seared Scallops and Peas with Bacon and Mint

• Dinner Party Saturdays: Extraordinary dishes to share with Family & Friends of Asian Crab Cakes with Mango Chutney; Mushroom Ragout on Creamy Grits

• Family Supper Sundays: Comforting, slow-simmering food for relaxing around the table with Southern Fried Chicken; Barbecued Spareribs with Apple-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

And remember sweet treats such as Peach and Almond Cobbler and Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote.  Loaded with enticing photos, What’s for Dinner? will inspire you and bring confidence to your kitchen and happiness to your table.

DATE & TIME:  Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 7:00 PM

LOCATION:  Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

ADMISSION PACKAGE:  $35.00 plus Kansas Sales Tax includes One Hardcover of What's for Dinner?, One Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket and One Guest Ticket (if needed).  If you would like to Pick-Up your Admission Package at the Door of this Event, then in the "Shopping cart" go to "Checkout" and in "Store Pick-Up Options" Check the Box to "I would like to pick this Order up at the Store" and at the bottom of the webpage in the "Order comments:" Field, type that you would like "At-Event Pick-Up."  Your Order will be held by your Name at the Will Call table.  The cut-off time for Online Ordering is 2:00 PM on the Day of the Event.  Space permitting, Admission Packages will be available for Walk-In's at the Door on the Day of this Event beginning at 6:00 PM.  PLEASE NOTE:  The Publication Date of this Book is April 9, 2013.  Orders placed before that Date will be processed, and will be available for In-Store Pick-Up on or after April 9, 2013.

EVENT FORMAT:  Chef Curtis Stone will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books, Inc., to discuss his New Cookbook What's For Dinner? followed by a Booksigning.  A Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket is required for the Booksigning.  Tickets are sequentially numbered in the order they are purchased.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary
707 W 47th Street
64112 Kansas City
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