The first book to tackle the art of food presentation in volume--simple, easy steps to creating appetizing arrays in quantityWhether at a private party, local deli, or any cafeteria, most of us have felt our appetite wilt when confronted with a hodgepodge of limp, lackluster fare dished out on utilitarian platters. With Arranging Food Beautifully, that sinking feeling can be a thing of the past. This unique book shows how having limited time to prepare food in quantity doesn't mean having to sacrifice appetizing presentation and mouthwatering allure. It shares practical and effective techniques for presenting hot and cold food attractively on trays, buffets, and steam table lines, clearly illustrated with simple, step-by-step instructions and photographs that make the job easy. The book also includes helpful tips on food arrangement, garnishing, and much more.