In this essential guide to entertaining, William Yeoward shows how you too can be the perfect host and give dinner parties your guests will always remember. From putting together the perfect invitation to compiling a guest list, learn how to combine all the elements that contribute to the perfect atmosphere. Create memorable tables with a variety of settings to impress any guest - with advice on arranging flowers, which glasses to use, choosing a color scheme, and more, discover all the key details that go into planning a flawless table. William also provides inspirational themes for a party, including concepts for formal entertaining, casual suppers, and tea parties that will give your party that special touch. With more than 20 of William's favorite recipes, he also shares his wine list, giving expert advice on choosing the perfect wine to complement the food, as well as providing recipes for some great cocktails. And finally, there are pages for recording details of your parties along with a useful address section.