Italian-Themed Spring and Summer Entertaining is Easy with These Tips from Celebrity Caterer Mary Giuliani
Celebrity Caterer Mary Giuliani creates parties for the crème de la crème of the art, fashion and entertainment sets. Her clients look to her to break traditional entertaining norms and bring to life party ideas that are one-of-a-kind playful experiences.
Mary grew up in the same house as her Italian grandparents. They spent every Saturday cooking and prepping for Sunday dinner, an experience that taught her to cook and influenced her career. Every Saturday they cooked for Sunday dinner.
Mary shows off her entertaining skills as a regular contributor on the Rachael Ray Show. She also has a partnership with Chef Mario Batali. They started MARIO by Mary as a corporate catering business together and have now expanded with a soup and sandwich shop Mario by Mary at the Pennsy in NYC.
Now Mary wants to help others create Italian-inspired flavor to their home gatherings. She joined me to share her tips on spring and summer entertaining and ways to throw and Italian-themed dinner party without breaking the bank. Mary, also revealed her simple rules for “living Italian.”
Italian-Themed Spring and Summer Entertaining Celebrity Caterer Mary Giuliani
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Mary Giuliani has been featured in Hamptons Magazine, People Style Watch, People Magazine, Manhattan Magazine, Real Simple, Elegant Bride, Page Six Magazine, Glamour, InStyle, InStyle Weddings, Modern Bride, Redbook, Bride Magazine and BizBash, among other high profile media outlets. In 2008, she was named as one of the Fashions 50 Most Powerful People during fashion week by the New York Daily News and recently named “Top 25 Trendsetter” of 2009 by Modern Bride Magazine. Biz Bash named her Caterer of the Year in both 2011 and 2012.
Mary and her husband Ryan reside in New York’s Chelsea area and Woodstock, New York with their two “delicious” dogs Hudson and Stanley.