According to the Wall Street Journal, Alex Hitz is the "very best host in the world." The entertainer and celebrity chef will be gracing New Orleans on Thursday, January 9 with his latest book The Art of the Host (published September 2019). A reception and book signing will be held at the historic Beauregard-Keyes House.

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The must-have book for both seasoned and aspiring entertainers, published by Rizzoli, contains 12 perfect menus, failproof recipes, and common-sense rules on being a guest and a host. From Thanksgiving dinner to Easter brunch, he provides every last detail necessary for a flawless event. 

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Join Hitz and friends in the French Quarter this Thursday for libations and light bites, before settling in for the discussion and signing. (Books will be available for sale.) The event is presented by Michael Harold, Quinn Peeper, and the Beauregard-Keyes House and tickets can be purchased here.