In Person Signing with Adriene Rathbun!

Watermark Books & Cafe will host local author Adriene Rathbun, for a signing of Social Holidays and Happy Hours on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 1-2:30pm. 


Whether you’ve been a guest in her home for an enchanted evening, watched as she performed culinary magic during cooking classes in her kitchen or perhaps been a faithful reader of her columns in The Wichita Eagle, one thing is clear: Adriene Rathbun has a gift.

Enthusiastic readers, from chefs to beginning cooks, love trying the recipes she shares and the comments that go with them. But there’s always more to the story. Now you can learn not only Adriene’s advice on entertaining, but she shares recipes and tips on making every guest feel welcome at your memorable party. She believes in making every gathering, casual or formal, a celebration.

Entertaining is Adriene’s specialty, and she shares some of her favorite recipes and tips to help you impress your guests and create memorable parties. Holidays don’t have to be just the traditional ones, sometimes gathering people around your table is reason enough to call it a holiday.

Happy Hours are one of her favorite ways to catch up with friends – it can be casual and easy. She shares many cocktail recipes, favorite wines, a few appetizers and a checklist to be sure you’re prepared for hosting a successful happy hour. Cheers to celebrating life, one holiday at a time with your loved ones!


Adriene Rathbun is a new cookbook author and talented home chef who puts her culinary know-how to work as a food stylist, cooking class instructor, and in her weekly food column that appears in the Wichita Eagle. She started her cooking business, Social, in 2009. Her passion for entertaining comes from her Lebanese heritage and from growing up in a family where nightly, home-cooked family meals were a ritual and large extended family meals were a weekly occurrence. She and her husband Randy live in their 1924 historic Mediterranean Revival home, nestled in the heart of College Hill in Wichita, Kansas. You can visit her website at

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Event address: 
4701 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67218
Social Holidays and Happy Hours Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578758848
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Adriene Rathbun - December 9th, 2020