Bettie Bearden Pardee
Bettie Bearden Pardee is an accomplished hostess and active community leader. Her home, "Parterre," provides the ideal setting for carrying on Newport's tradition of gracious living. Bettie is on the chair of many events of the social season, including the Newport Flower Show, she is also the author of two books on entertaining.
A former contributing editor to Bon Appetit, where she produced "Entertaining with Style," Bettie served as the host and creative producer of the thirteen-part PBS series The Presidential Palate: Entertaining at the White House.
Bettie and her husband Jonathan reside year-round in Newport, Rhode Island.