Arranging Food Beautifully by Susan E. Mitchell, CFE, is a new guide for presenting hot and cold food attractively on trays, buffets and steam table lines. The author shares ideas on how to use color, composition, texture, props and garnishes to enhance food presentation. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by how-to illustrations and color photos. The book also contains recipes from signature salads to decadent desserts. The 208-page hardcover book retails for $49.95; it is available at bookstores or from the publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 800/225-5945; in Canada, call 800/567-4797.