Recommendations

Learn about, experience and develop the art and craft of hospitality.

Things to Read

Essays and Writing on Hospitality

Hospitality: The Sacred Art, by Nanette Sawyer

“Hospitality is Ethics,” in Philosophers at Table: On Food and Being Human, by Raymond Boisvert and Lisa Heldke

Food History, Essays and Writing

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from Momma’s Table, by Rick Bragg

The Rituals of Dinner, by Margaret Visser

Cookbooks

Laurel’s Kitchen, by Laurel Richardson, Carol Flinders, and Brian Ruppenthal

Related Readings

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters, by Priya Parker

Places to Eat

Intero Ristorante, Austin, Texas - Urban rustic “mom and pop” Italian restaurant, with values based on sustainability and utilizing the whole of any ingredient on their daily-changing menu offerings.

Places to Visit or Stay

Hotel Santa Catarina, Amalfi, Italy