Entertaining tips from the Bigourdans

How Yannick and Kris make every visit to their cottage easy and memorable

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Photo by Edward Pond

In our Summer 2011 issue, we profile Yannick and Kris Bigourdan, food industry professionals who own a cottage on Whitestone Lake. While they're all business in the city, the Bigourdans prefer a leisurely entertaining approach at their lakeside retreat.

Tip #1

“There’s always last-minute stuff,” says Kris, “but do as much as you can before people arrive. Constant prepping makes guests uncomfortable.”


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