Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Autumn at the Beach #6 - California Style

So excited to show you my friend, Jolee Pink's new coastal tablescape book - just in time for the holidays!  We have featured Jolee's wonderful coastal modern pillows and table linens for several years, and I love the way that she's created some easy, beautiful and fun entertaining ideas for the beach.  

See below for details, a few sneak peeks and how to order your very own copy!

Innovative Book Delivers a Visual Feast
Blending Beautiful Ocean-Inspired Art,
Seafood and Party-Planning Ideas

• Living Coastal: Inspirations for Entertaining, 
Decorating and Cooking California Style by Jolee Pink                                                                                                                                                        Available November 2013

San Diego, CA — Chefs Press Publishers is proud to present Artist Jolee Pink‘s debut book. Living Coastal: Inspirations for Entertaining, Decorating and Cooking California Style is an art book, a cookbook, a celebration that captures the spirit of San Diego artists and chefs inspired by the breathtaking Pacific Ocean.

“From Tapas by the Sea to Baja-Style Bash, each of the 16 fun-filled chapters in Living Coastal showcases a different theme for entertaining both indoors and out,” says Pink. “This unique mix of tantalizing seafood recipes, extraordinary artistic creations, eco table linens and clever decorating tips will inspire your next celebration.”

Eighteen featured chefs use fresh local produce, sustainably-sourced and locally fished seafood to create more than 20 delicious seafood recipes, including:

• Salt-Baked Spot Prawns by Andrew Spurgin chef/owner of Bespoke Event Styling & Menu Design
• Maine Diver Scallops and Baja Prawns with Red Quinoa and Icewine-Eggplant Foam by Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room
• Sockeye Salmon Benedict on Cheese and Chive Biscuits with Ancho Chili Hollandaise by Matt Gordon, chef/owner of Solace & The Moonlight Lounge

Eighteen featured artists incorporate relaxing beach colors, vivacious aquatic imagery and a wide spectrum of mediums to create unique art used in Pink’s trendsetting tablescapes, including:

Vertical Drop bronze sculpture by Matthew Antichevich of Magic Carpet Ride fame
Wiley Octopus Table by Mark Patterson of Surfing Madonna mosaic fame  
• Gem-infused succulent centerpieces by Tara Teipel, owner of Lemongrass

About the Author
Jolee Pink is an artist and designer whose whimsical ceramic sculptures and stylish textiles have won national recognition. She started her innovative company, Wabisabi Green, to promote greener living. Her Eco Art throw pillows and Art to Table linen line showcase her colorful artwork and commitment to sustainability.


About the Book
Living Coastal: Inspirations for Entertaining, Decorating and Cooking California Style
By Jolee Pink
Photography by Mike Pawlenty
Chefs Press, Inc. • Jacketed Hardcover • More than 100 full color photographs
Price: $19.95 • Pages: 112 • ISBN: 978-0-9816222-8-6

Available at - Pre order now and save!

 Can't wait to get my copy!

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