KDH Feast End: Celebrity Caterer Peter Callahan Shares His Delish Delights In A New Cookbook: "Bite By Bite!"


Cookstr.com Founder Katie Workman, Clover Magazine Editor Chesie Breen, naptimechef.com Editor Kelsey Bamfield

Celebrity Caterer Peter Callahan, Martha Stewart Weddings Editorial Director Darcy Miller Nussbaum, and Preston Bailey at the book party celebration hosted by Darcy.


Celebrated caterer Peter Callahan knows how to throw a party. With a client list that includes celebrities, politicians, Fortune 500 companies, and socialites and with a career spanning two decades, Peter has earned a reputation for creating hors d’oeuvres that are as inventive and beautiful as they are delicious. Now, in BITE BY BITE: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make for Any Party, you can make Peter’s unforgettable small bites at home!

Mini meals with big taste are the goal of Peter Callahan in his new cookbook. “BITE BY BITE” concentrates on making food fun, not just delicious! Although Callahan is a major catering star, this celebrity chef loves to prepare miniature delights, specifically:  mini-burgers, mini-ice cream cones, and even mini-pancake stacks!

Callahan shares his creativity in the kitchen for us to try in ours! He began writing the cookbook five years ago with encouragement from the ultimate entertaining expert~Martha Stewart. The recipes are designed to deliver the full impact of a meal in one single, scrumptious bite!

Tip of the tome: Nearly every recipe in “BITE BY BITE” is designed to be consumed without leaving behind a messy mouth or need for napkins. Callahan took notes from clients who asked that his food not be able to be split on carpets or expensive tapestries!

Full of creative recipes, unique party ideas, and vibrant food photography,
“BITE BY BITE” is your go-to source for inspired hors d’oeuvres and whimsical treats that will transform any gathering into an unforgettable event.


**PETER CALLAHAN is the owner of New York City–based Callahan Catering and is widely credited with having created the megatrend of miniaturized savory and dessert hors d’oeuvres. He has been catering for more than twenty-five years and has created food for Martha Stewart, Vera Wang,  JPMorgan, Tory Burch, Valentino, Regis and Joy Philbin, and Al Gore, among other clients. Peter and his wife, dress designer Josephine Sasso, divide their time among New York City, a country house in Pennsylvania, and a summer house on Nantucket. For more information, please visit CallahanCatering.com.


*BITE BY BITE: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make for Any Party

By Peter Callahan with Raquel Pelzel, Foreword by Martha Stewart

Clarkson Potter/Publishers; Price: $35