Party Like a Rock Star by Jes Gordon
A Celebrity Party Planner's Tips and Tricks for Throwing an Unforgettable Bash

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A top Hollywood party planner on how to design a wide range of fabulous fêtes


Jes Gordon knows that girls just want to have fun. In Party Like A Rock Star, she shows them how. Gordon—a party-planner extraordinaire who has helmed events for the likes of Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Nicolas Cage, and Jennifer Lopez—presents a fun, comprehensive guide to event planning that reveals her tried-and-true secrets, culled over twenty years in the biz. With color photos throughout, but with step-by-step details that make the book much more than another impossibly perfect photo shoot, Gordon shows readers exactly how to create a unique event, one that reflects their own personalities and individual aesthetics. This hip, easy-to-follow guide will transform anyone’s approach to entertaining—from birthday parties to baby showers to anniversaries. Topics include:


*Creating a concept for any party—a concept that reflects you


*How to budget—from a small soiree to a big bash


*Stocking a home bar and whipping up smart cocktails


*Whetting guests’ appetites—with insider secrets from chefs


*Being a flawless host—or guest


*Etiquette guidelines and gift ideas


*How to produce a party from beginning to end—colorful case studies and detailed instructions


About Jes Gordon

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Jes Gordon has been one of the leading event designers and producers in New York City and Los Angeles since 1992, with numerous private commissions from celebrities; she has also designed events for a range of corporate clients. She is the owner of jesGORDON/properFUN ( Jessica Baumgardner has written for Good Housekeeping,, Glamour, the Washington Post, and Time Out New York. 
Published October 1, 2009 by GPP Life. 232 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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