The glitz. The glamour. The camera-stealing, Jennifer Lawrence red carpet antics. For any movie buff, the Oscars are the most exciting time of the year. Celebrities come out in droves looking their best on the red carpet. Movies from every genre vie for the most celebrated award in entertainment. The host brings out their very best jokes and presentations to make sure even the surliest audience member is enjoying themselves - whether they are at the show in person or watching from home.
For chef and entertaining expert Maureen Petrosky, the Oscars also make the best time to throw a party! With such a fun, yet glamorous feel, the Oscars provide hosts with the perfect theme.
Some of Maureens tips include:
o Fun and tasty ideas for grab-and-go snacks
o How to jazz up old favorites like fondue so its suited for an awards show
o Easy decorating tips for any home and budget
MORE ABOUT MAUREEN PETROSKY
Maureen Petrosky is a professional chef, author and Lifestyle expert. Since 2001, Maureen has made regular television appearances as a food and wine expert conducting segments relating to hot topics in the culinary industry. Maureen has appeared numerous times on NBC's The TODAY Show, CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News Channel, the Food Network , and the broadcast network affiliates across the country, representing her own projects as well as appearing as an on-air spokesperson for Better Homes and Gardens, and as a Contributing Editor for Bon Appétit magazine. Most recently Maureen has appeared as a judge for Food Network's Iron Chef America. Maureen has also been featured on numerous radio programs and is the featured Wine Expert for "A Chef's Table" on National Public Radio. Maureen has most recently completed her first solo lifestyle book, The Wine Club, A Month-by-Month Guide to Learning About Wine with Friends. The book includes her best recipes as well as wine and entertainment tips. She has contributed as a freelance writer covering food, wine, travel, and restaurant criticism for CNN Interactive, Bon Appétit, Wiesner Publications, vinesugar.com, vino.com, Newcomer Magazine, and The Wine Report. Currently, she has a regular wine column in NJ Life Magazine and most recently has been writing for Scripps Networks Inc.'s FoodNetwork.com and FineLiving.com.