Donna Pilato

Donna Pilato has been your Entertaining Expert since 1999. Over the years she has planned many parties with friends, family, and co-workers. She has also been lucky enough to receive many invitations and attend parties hosted by others. Whether you are planning a large party or small, Donna will help you find the resources you need to get that party started!


Donna Pilato is a nationally published, freelance writer. She has been quoted in Reader's Digest, New Jersey Star Ledger, Disney, and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She has contributesd articles on parties, entertaining and other lifestyle topics to She's currently on a quest to build memories for family and friends, one meal at a time. You can read about this quest on her blog The Delicious Dozen.

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Donna received a bachelor's degree in Latin and English from Vassar College and a master's degree from Harvard Business School.

Donna Pilato

"The art of entertaining is important in all areas of life. Your style may change over time, but concern for the enjoyment of your guests should never change. We may all feel busier than ever, but I will help you find the best way to host a party no matter how much or how little time you have to put it all together. I will share ideas to help with all the little details that make for one GREAT party."

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