Fashion executive Michael Leva and textile designer Nancy Parker know what it takes to entertain with polish and flair in a short amount of time. This youthful duo provides clever timesaving cheats hidden behind a beautiful presentation. Ten inspirational gatherings are presented in different locales. The festivities range from a family lunch in the country to a Moroccan buffet on a New York rooftop. Useful tips on such topics as decorative accents and floral arrangements are also discussed in this user-friendly primer on the art of entertaining family and friends.