Martha Stewart to visit Fairfield University downtown bookstore to promote her new cookbook, Martha Stewart’s Appetizers

Media Contact: Teddy DeRosa,, 203-254-4000 ext. 2118

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (November 5, 2015) — Global media icon, Martha Stewart, is visiting the Fairfield University Downtown Bookstore to sign copies of her most recent cookbook, Martha Stewart’s Appetizers, on Tuesday, November 24 beginning at 6 p.m. The bookstore is located at 1499 Post Road, Fairfield, CT.

Starting Friday, November 6, tickets will be distributed to the first 175 people who purchase a book from the Fairfield bookstore. On November 24, ticketholders are encouraged to arrive by 5:30 p.m. For additional information, please call the Fairfield University bookstore at 203-255-7756 ext. 244.

Martha Stewart’s Appetizers is a collection of some of Stewart’s favorite “fuss-free party foods,” the latest in her vast collection of published works. Released in early September by publishing house Clarkson Potter, the book has over 200 recipes for “snacks, starters, small plates, stylish bites, and sips.” Stewart says the book is meant to reflect the “new casualness” and relaxed approach to at-home entertaining, and also includes “Golden Rules for Hosting a Party,” and tips and strategies for party planning.

“Fairfield University has a long history of offering inspiring and stimulating events for the community,” said Jennifer Anderson, Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications. “We’re excited to welcome Martha Stewart and include Appetizers to the growing repertoire of trusted, go-to cookbooks.”

Stewart’s first book, Entertaining, was released in 1982 and since then she has gone on to publish 78 award-winning cooking and creativity publications while launching her media empire. Stewart has long been heralded for her culinary talents, and in 2014 she won a James Beard Award for her television program, Martha Stewart’s Cooking School.

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, the media company Stewart founded, reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month with an expansive portfolio that includes award-winning magazines, bestselling books, innovative websites and apps, and television and video programming.

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Fairfield University is a Jesuit University, rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions. More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 36 states, 47 foreign countries, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are enrolled in the University’s five schools.  In the spirit of rigorous and sympathetic inquiry into all dimensions of human experience, Fairfield welcomes students from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and engage in open conversations. The University is located in the heart of a region where the future takes shape, on a stunning campus on the Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.

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