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Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center To Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper Seminar

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Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center, a resource in Las Vegas for the home and design community, will present “The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper”on Friday, January 5, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Lynne Rossetto Kasper is an award-winning cookbook author, broadcaster, cooking teacher, and lecturer on food and culture. She was inducted into Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage, and holds an Honorary Doctor of letters degree from Paul Smith’s College. Her nationally broadcast public radio show, The Splendid Table, won the James Beard Award for best national radio show on food and was named best nationally syndicated radio talk show by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television. Ms. Kasper’s book, The Splendid Table: Recipes from Emilia-Romagna, the Heartland of Northern Italian Food, is the only book to win both the James Beard and Julie Child/IACP Cookbook of the Year Awards. Her book, The Italian Country Table: Home Cooking from Italy’s Farmhouse Kitchens, examines Italian rural life and the origins of Italian foodways. Lynne has written for national magazines and major newspapers, and has lectured on food and culture at The Smithsonian Institution, The Culinary Historians of New York, Boston University, Rhode Island School of Design, and other. She has been the keynote speaker for academic and special interest groups in the USA and Europe, including the International Heritage Development Conference and the Knight-Wallace Fellows of the University of Michigan. She is a member of numerous professional organizations and sat on the Advisory Board of the Midwest Organic Alliance. A not-to-be missed shopping day for local and out-of-market design professionals, “First Friday” at Las Vegas Design Center features educational opportunities, unique showroom specials, hospitality and other exclusive offerings for the trade. To R.S.V.P. for this seminar, please email LVDC@LVDesignCenter.com or call (702) 599-3093. On-site seminar registrants will be asked to make a $20 donation to Safe Nest. Open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center is the first of its kind, year-round, professional design resource in Las Vegas. Offering 200,000 square feet of the newest products, trends and styles in furniture, lighting, floral, accessories, rugs and wall décor. World Market Center is a trade only facility. To access The Design Center at World Market Center please consult a design professional. For more information on World Market Center or the next Las Vegas Market, scheduled for July 24 - 28, 2006, visit: www.LasVegasMarket.com.

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