Nancy Silverton is the owner of six busy restaurants across two continents. She is the only chef ever to be awarded both the Outstanding Chef and Outstanding Pastry Chef awards from the James Beard Foundation. Silverton is the author of nine cookbooks, including The Mozza Cookbook, A Twist of the Wrist, and Nancy Silverton’s Sandwich Book, among others. Mozza at Home: More than 150 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Relaxed, Family-Style Entertaining (Knopf) is her latest book. Whether it’s Marinated Olives and Fresh Pecorino and other appetizers that can be put out while you’re assembling the rest of the meal; salads, such as Endive Salad with Date Anchovy Dressing, composed of sturdy lettuces that won’t wilt; simple sides, such as Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas with Cumin Vinaigrette, that are just as delicious served at room temperature as they are warm–there is something here for everyone and every occasion—even dessert! With clever tips on how to organize your table and your time when serving many guests, Mozza at Home helps you throw the perfect dinner party—one that’s positively stress-free and delicious.