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David Burtka’s “Life’s A Party” Book Launch in NYC

David Burtka’s “Life’s A Party” Book Launch in NYC
Jane Krakowsku (C) poses for a photo with Cookbook author David Burtka (L) and husband Neil Patrick Harris at the Top of the Standard Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Capital One

Friends and family came out last night to support David Burtka at the launch of his new book “Life’s A Party” Cookbook at the Top of the Standard in New York City on Monday, April 15. Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Seinfeld, Gayle King, Jane Krakowski and more were all in attendance.

Gayle King poses for a photo as Cookbook author David Burtka Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Captial One

106 killer recipes, 16 creative party themes, and 150 gorgeous photos-plus killer playlists and easy planning tips-make LIFE IS A PARTY the indispensable cookbook and guide for home cooks. Available TODAY wherever books are sold.

Jessica Seinfeld Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Captial One

Chef, actor, and entertaining authority David Burtka knows that every day can be a party. Over a lifetime of throwing epic gatherings, the Cordon Bleu-trained Burtka has perfected the formula for creating easy and perfect get-togethers at home. Now, in the pages of his debut cookbook, he’s sharing all of his secrets and an intimate look into the lives of one of Hollywood’s favorite families. Everything you need to throw a memorable party, or to make a delicious weeknight meal, can be found right here. 

Kerry Butler poses for a photo as Cookbook author David Burtka Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Captial One

Whether your event and budget are modest or you’re going all-out, and whether the guest list is an intimate crew or it’s a blowout bash, David’s sixteen party themes-from cozy game nights at home to elegant New Year’s fêtes-are built around doable, show-stopping menus that take the guesswork out of high-impact hosting. Complete with endless and fun ways to mix-and-match dishes, create stunning decor, prep ahead, and get guests involved, David helps you put all the elements in place to make every party a success without ever losing your cool. 

Rocco DiSpirito poses for a photo as Cookbook author David Burtka with the Capital One Savor® credit card at the Top of the Standard Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Captial One

Whether your event and budget are modest or you’re going all-out, and whether the guest list is an intimate crew or it’s a blowout bash, David’s sixteen party themes-from cozy game nights at home to elegant New Year’s fêtes-are built around doable, show-stopping menus that take the guesswork out of high-impact hosting. Complete with endless and fun ways to mix-and-match dishes, create stunning decor, prep ahead, and get guests involved, David helps you put all the elements in place to make every party a success without ever losing your cool. 

Montego Glover poses for a photo as Cookbook author David Burtka and husband Neil Patrick Harris Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Captial One

Whether your event and budget are modest or you’re going all-out, and whether the guest list is an intimate crew or it’s a blowout bash, David’s sixteen party themes-from cozy game nights at home to elegant New Year’s fêtes-are built around doable, show-stopping menus that take the guesswork out of high-impact hosting. Complete with endless and fun ways to mix-and-match dishes, create stunning decor, prep ahead, and get guests involved, David helps you put all the elements in place to make every party a success without ever losing your cool. 

At the heart of the book are David’s amazing recipes, including delicious twists on comfort classics like Corn Cakes with Bacon Jam, Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas, and Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake. And you don’t need to wait for a party to try recipes like Ham, Egg, and Cheese Calzones; Mint Pesto Pasta; and Thyme and Gruyère Popovers. Never one to miss the opportunity to toast friends and family, David also shows you how to make delicious cocktails for a crowd: think Mojito Slushies, Charred Peach and Plum Sangria, and Cucumber-Lime Spritzers. So raise a glass and get cooking! Because there’s no better time than now to make your life a party.

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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