For today’s easy entertaining—a date night, get together with family and friends, or festive holiday parties— thoughtfully arranged spreads of foods, drinks and decorations have guests feeling special. Using seasonal food styling tips, ingredient lists, drink pairings and décor inspiration, this year-round guide inspires simple yet memorable gatherings. Professional foodie Sarah Tuthill draws from her experience running EZPZ Gatherings to give all the how-to-do-it details for preparing and serving a wide variety of charcuterie and cheese boards plus a creative assortment of food and seasonally themed special boards, all beautifully photographed. This is a must-have asset for today’s trendy and hosts.
Sarah Zimmerman Tuthill is a food and lifestyle journalist, who runs EZPZ Gatherings in suburban Pittsburgh where she teaches the art of cheese and charcuterie styling and caters made-to-order gathering boards and boxes. She is regularly featured in CBS’s Pittsburgh Today Live and is promoted in publications including Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, The Herald, Table Magazine, Shady Ave Magazine and North Hills Monthly.
"When Sarah opened EZPZ Gatherings in 2020, it was a business progression that made perfect sense, knowing her passion for entertaining. Sarah’s attention to detail, eye for arrangement and knowledge and love of food and beverage has made her a Pittsburgh food scene success. I have had the pleasure of, professionally and personally, benefiting from her Charcuterie delights over the years. Opening Local Provisions I knew Sarah’s boards and boxes would be a perfect fit for the Avant Garde clientele we cater to. Gathering Boards is the perfect go-to for anyone who shares her spirit of entertainment. Whether you’re a novice, avid home cook, or established chef, this book will give you inspiration and creative ideas for your next special occasion. It is sure to become a staple in your entertaining arsenal as it has mine!"
"In Gathering Boards, Sarah uncovers a craving to gather and express ourselves creatively in a way that reawakens all of our senses. Sarah's stress-free, friendly approach lets readers know there’s no one way to do it.If you love to entertain, if you find hosting intimidating, this book provides a step-by-step makeover for your plates that allows you to color outside of the lines—where even salami can be transformed into roses–but these you can eat!”