Thursday, July 12, 2012

Author Patricia Gambarelli Releases New Cookbook, ‘The Four Seasons Of Gourmet Entertaining - With The World At Your Table’

Gambarelli is an accomplished culinary teacher and writer. ‘The Four Seasons of Gourmet Entertaining’ features two hundred recipes that take the reader on a worldwide gastronomic tour to America, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Greece and Thailand

Author Patricia Gambarelli is proud to announce the release of her newest book, ‘The Four Seasons of Gourmet Entertaining’. This marvelous new cookbook includes culinary creations from around the globe – America, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Greece and Thailand. The new book also includes an array of recipes for appetizers, main courses, desserts, party fare and even recipes from ‘Famous Foodies.’

"This book," Patricia stated, "offers fabulous, creative, recipes as well as suggestions for forming a reader’s own Gourmet or Dinner Club. The impressive variety of recipes also affords the reader opportunities to mix and match exceptional courses to create their own menus.”

Patricia Gambarelli’s experience is as varied as it is extensive. As Food and Wine Editor for the Brunswick Beacon in Shallotte, NC, she wrote the weekly 'Let's Cook' column for four years and wrote a monthly column for four years for Gold Coast Gazette in Glen Cove, NY, reviewing New York City and Long Island restaurants. Patricia was a cooking school owner and instructor for eleven years and taught four-week sessions of classical Italian cuisine, including appetizers, meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, salad and dessert. She has conducted one-day workshops that included pasta/sauces, breads, and holiday desserts to private groups, corporate and individual classes. Guest instructors included Mary Beth Clark, Owner of International School of Food and Wine in Bologna, Italy, and Markus Farbinger, former Pastry Chef at Le Cirque and Pastry Department Head at Culinary Institute of America.

She also served as Culinary Director of Long Island Wine & Food Society, Assistant Coordinator of Special Events where she created and conducted cooking workshops and wine classes. She was a Faculty Member at Great Neck School of Continuing Education and was a Guest Chef/Instructor at Macy’s Marketplace and A&S in Long Island, NY.

Patricia is also the creator and coordinator of the Gourmet Group at Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, NC, now in its fifteenth year. “We have dined together, laughed together (and sometimes complained together), drank wine together, all the while having fun through the magic of food.”

Patricia Gambarelli is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at  ‘The Four Seasons Of Gourmet Entertaining’ is available at her website. More information is available at the site.


Patricia Gambarelli is an accomplished culinary writer and teacher. Though she started out in the field of chemistry, Pat switched career paths to satisfy a desire to teach as well as to indulge her passion for her Italian heritage. She taught cooking classes for eleven years, which was the motivation for her first book, Pasta for Men Only. She served as Food and Wine Editor for Long Island and North Carolina newspapers. Patricia served on the Board of Directors for the New York Association of Cooking Teachers, was a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and has studied under master chefs, including Guliano Bugialli and Marcella Hazan. She also served as Culinary Director for the Long Island Wine and Food Society, and participated in several projects for the James Beard Foundation. After moving to North Carolina, she enjoyed organizing and directing the Sea Trail Gourmet Club, which involved the complex scheduling of over 120 members. The Gourmet Club is the inspiration for her new book, The Four Seasons of Gourmet Entertaining.


Patricia Gambarelli