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Gather: 100 Seasonal Recipes That Bring People Together
Chris Viaud



From James Beard nominee and Top Chef contestant Chef Chris Viaud comes GATHER, featuring recipes that not only bring friends and family together but keep them at the table.

To Chef Chris Viaud, food is a shared language that allows us to communicate with complete strangers, create lasting memories with friends and family, and get in touch with ourselves. It is the best way to nourish and expand a community. GATHER is a celebration of food’s magical capacity to connect and transform. Featuring 100 recipes that focus on the innovative, accessible, and seasonal cuisine that earned Viaud a James Beard nomination and wowed the judges on Top Chef, this cookbook is centered around the incredible potential in gatherings of all sizes.

Inside you’ll find:

  • 100 seasonal appetizers
  • Bold and wholesome family-style entrees
  • Unique, eye-catching cocktails perfect for entertaining
  • Elegant desserts for all cravings
  • Stunning original photography
  • Tips and techniques that promise to revolutionize your approach in the kitchen 

Easy to assemble and satisfying to serve, this repertoire is made for the heart of your home. Foster a deeper appreciation for every aspect of a meal, from those who cultivated the ingredients to the ones who sit beside us at the table. Feel good about what you put on your plate with GATHER.


Chef Chris Viaud is an award-wining who has competed in and won Jeunes Chefs Rotisseurs regionals. He has helped open several restaurants in Boston and New Hampshire as well as designed commercial kitchens. Much of his career in Boston was spent cooking at Deuxave, one of the city's top-rated French restaurants. Today he is The Farmers Dinner executive chef.

[H]  Cider Mill Press  /  November 07, 2024

1.2" H x 10.1" L x 8.1" W (2.9 lbs) 288 pages