Passionate cook, award winning author, lifestyle TV personality, entrepreneur, tastemaker, mother, avid reader, sometime golfer and everyday provider of laughter and warmth.
Born in Spain, Victoria honed her skills as a hostess and passionate cook while organizing corporate events and chairing charity galas in New York and Palm Beach, Florida. Entertaining everyone from royals to bullfighters in her casual elegant style, Victoria has successfully intertwined the European style of her youth, adolescence, and lineage with her sense of American spirit and practicality to develop a philosophy of life and entertaining that she has magically captured in her books, magazine and blog articles and in her appearances on television.
She is more than just an international citizen as she has been able to blend real life responsibilities, children, and households with a sparkling career.
Easy elegance has become the life philosophy of Madrid-born Amory, who learned the art of gracious entertaining from her parents, the Count and Countess de la Maza. "Our house was always full of family and friends" Amory recalls. "Every meal was memorable." Today, Amory finds pride and pleasure in creating the same warmth and welcome for her friends, family and fans. With the conviction that every occasion should be an oportunity to give back to thse she loves with pride, pleasure and a touch of sophistication. Amory has made sharing secrets of graceful -and practical- hospitality her life's work.
Effortless Everyday Entertaining is more than a life philosophy, it is a line of foods designed to help all create graceful, everyday meals, memorable feasts and occasions with ease and confidence.