Warm Weather Entertaining Tips

- When the days get longer and temperature starts to rise, more and more people take the opportunity to entertain their friends and family. With so many parties on the calendar with this warmer weather, making sure that yours stands out from the crowd can be a tall order.
Lifestyle Expert Evette Rios has made a career of cooking and entertaining for others.   Evette has some great entertaining tips, from setting the mood to food ideas and tasty cocktails.


Evette Ríos is a Puerto Rican television host, lifestyle expert, and writer. She is the host of Recipe Rehab airing every Saturday morning on CBS. Prior to her work on CBS, she starred on ABC's The Chew as field correspondent and roving reporter. Latina Magazine has embraced Evette as one of the 70 Reasons to Love Being Latina Right Now, calling her the Mobile Martha Stewart. Her role on The Chew made her the only Latina on a national daytime talk show. Evette is also a regular contributor in fluent Spanish to Univisons Despierta América, Tu Desayuno Alegre and Al Despertar. Evette spent years as contributing design expert and buddy on Rachael Ray, where she became known for fabulous hands-on advice, innovative crafts, and dramatic room revisions. Rachael personally invited Evette to be her entertaining expert, and one of 7 buddies on the Ehow Food Channel, Rachael Ray and Her Buddies.  Recently, Evette was named Food Editor on the smash English-language Latina-focused website, Mamiverse. She writes a headlining blog for rachaelray.com, and posts weekly blogs on her own site, evetterios.com, xoJane.com and Parade.com. She contributes to Everyday with Rachael Ray and Siempre Mujer magazines. She lives in downtown Manhattan with her husband Stephen, dog Baloo, cats Henwin & Miss Kitty and her dove, Softy.

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