In The Catalogue, a refined and elegant tome, Fran Berger unveils the art of sublime gatherings through nine meticulously curated sections: Coffee, Bar, Salad, Casual, Formal, Al Fresco, Cool Things, Flatware, and Linen. This coffee table book is an ode to the grace of entertaining, guiding readers on how to transform ordinary moments into unforgettable experiences using beloved household treasures. Berger, a connoisseur of hospitality, invites you into a world where every piece in your home becomes an integral part of memory-making.
Originating from her renowned restaurant, The Farm of Beverly Hills®, which blossomed into a symbol of Los Angeles’ vibrant culture and gastronomy, Berger’s journey is a testament to her innate flair for creating warm, inviting spaces. The restaurant, a beacon of authentic hospitality set amidst the allure of Beverly Hills, became a destination for both locals and visitors, all drawn to its enchanting ambiance and celebrated cuisine.
Berger’s journey, infused with over two decades of expertise in hosting celebrities, family, and friends, has established her as an esteemed tastemaker in her community. The evolution of her restaurant into a beloved city-wide chain, and its eventual sale, underscores her enduring dedication to the ethos that made her establishment a unique gem: a fervent passion for uniting people around the dining table. In “The Catalogue,” Berger shares this philosophy, affirming her belief that it’s around the table where bonds are forged and relationships flourish, creating a tapestry of lasting memories.
Category: Coffee Table Book
Release date: October 20, 2021
Page size: 11″ x 14″
Word count: 5835
Estimated page count: 152
About The Author
With over 20 years of entertaining experience as a renowned restaurateur, Fran Berger is the quintessential expert on elevating all of life’s gatherings into enduring memories. Whether intimate dinners, large opulent affairs, or a simple table for one, Fran understands the importance of intentional beauty in our surroundings and the invaluable effect it has on our everyday lives. Fran brings her distinctive sensibilities and resounding taste to every space with a curation of special, anomalous designs that create transformative, feel-good experiences at home. An indelible arbiter of remarkable style, Fran has evolved her wealth of knowledge and unmatched passion for form and function into a flourishing career as a home entertaining and lifestyle designer, author, influencer, and TV personality.
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