Meet Christy Rost

Christy is the author of three cookbooks, a television and radio personality, entertaining guru, lifestyle authority, home restoration expert, cooking teaching, Registered Nurse, a popular guest chef and presenter for food and wine festivals, home shows, women's expos, retailers, and charities, and is passionately dedicated to the celebration of Home and Family.

Christy's expertise in celebrating home and family was featured nationwide in November 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 on PBS and CREATE TV stations with her one-hour Holiday production for American Public Television, A Home for Christy Rost: Thanksgiving, centered around her stunning 1898 mountain home, "Swan's Nest" in Breckenridge, Colorado. This highly-acclaimed show, broadcast annually in 86% of the U.S., is a testament to Christy's passion for family, friends, home, gardening, historic preservation, decorating, food, wine, and celebrating each day around the table with her signature, casual-elegant style.

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Notes from Swan's Nest

Christy's blog from her mountain home

Columbus Day
October 12, 2014

We could not have planned this trip better. My husband and I are in Barcelona, Spain in time for Columbus Day, which is tomorrow, October 13, 2014. As we disembarked from Oceania’s “Riviera” cruise ship after hosting a 10-day culinary cruise, and our taxi drove out of the city’s port area, we passed a tall, impressive statue of Christopher Columbus, standing in the center of a busy traffic circle at Mirador de Colom.

As Randy and I walked through the city today, exploring major thoroughfares and ancient, narrow streets, there was an air of celebration everywhere – in town squares crowded with busy outdoor cafes, in front of Barcelona’s 13th century gothic Cathedral, and from residents’ balconies, many of which were draped with flags.

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Oceania Cruises and Cruising With The Chefs Present

A Mediterranean Culinary Cruise With PBS Chef Christy Rost
October 2014

From the ancient city of Athens to the antiquities of Rome, Florence, Monte Carlo, and Barcelona – explore the culinary treasures of these exotic destinations and more when you reserve a luxurious, 10-day voyage on board Oceania Cruises' newest ship, Riviera with PBS Chef Christy Rost, October 2 – 12, 2014.

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Upcoming Events

November 11, 2014
10:15 am
Cooking demo & Book signing
"Holiday Celebrations: Flavors That Dazzle the Palate"
Newcomer Friends of Greater Plano
SMU - Legacy
5228 Tennyson Parkway
Plano, TX 75024


November 18, 2014
6:30 pm
Charity cooking demo & book signing
"Sky's The Limit Culinary Concert"
Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI

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Celebrating Home

Finalist for the High Plains Book Award!

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Books and DVD


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Randy Rost Historic Restorations


Whether it's your dream home, first home, weekend retreat, or commercial development, Randy Rost brings 35 years of experience analyzing and determining what your property can become within your vision and budget.