Reese Witherspoon & Oprah Winfrey Named Among The 100 Best Party Hosts In America

Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon

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This morning, The Salonniere—a website dedicated to the art of entertaining—announced its 2018  Salonniere 100, an annual list honoring America’s 100 best party hosts. This list spotlights honorees from 34 cities and 28 states in the United States and represents a diverse and brilliantly creative group of men and women who share one common trait: they know how to throw one heck of a soiree.

Those who made the list for the first time include:

  • Artist Amy Virginia Buchanan and entrepreneur Patrick Janelle; New York
  • Kiyomi Buker, social secretary to the Ambassador of Japan; Washington D.C.
  • Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber; Los Angeles
  • Solange Knowles; New Orleans
  • Reese Witherspoon; Los Angeles

Check out the full list below!


Aspen, CO

Melissa and Marc Ganzi*
Amy Phelan*

Atlanta, GA

James Farmer
Annette Joseph*
Danielle Rollins*

Austin, TX

Mónica Peraza
Nina Seely

Boston, MA

Alli Achtmeyer*
Jean and Christopher Egan

Charleston, SC

Patricia Altschul*
Lee Manigault
Ann Merck
Carolyne Roehm*

Charlotte, NC

Felicia and Herb Gray
Danialle and Pete Karmanos

Chicago, IL

Alessandra Branca*
Ikram Goldman*

Cincinnati, OH

Ryan Messer and Jimmy Musuraca

Dallas, TX

Brooke and Blake Davenport
Cindy Rachofsky*
Nancy and Richard Rogers
Kimberly Schlegel Whitman*

Denver, CO

Tammy Abramovitz
Christie Isenberg
Christine Vazquez

Detroit, MI

Chuck Bennett*
Jessie Elliott and Ed Welburn
Danialle and Pete Karmanos
Diane and Tom Schoenith*
Mona and Matt Simoncini

Great Falls, MT

Sydne George

Hartford, CT

Bunny Williams*

Houston, TX

Paige Fertitta
Lucinda Loya*
Becca Cason Thrash*
Phoebe Tudor*
Sheridan Williams
Lynn Wyatt*

Lexington, KY

Jon Carloftis and Dale Fisher*

Little Rock, AK

Tobi Wells Fairley*

Louisville, KY

Priscilla Barnstable and Patricia BarnstableBrown
Tammy York Day and Tonya York Dees

Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber

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Los Angeles, CA

Barbara Broccoli
Christine Chiu
Eva Chow*
Timothy Corrigan
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber
Crystal Lourd
Lisa McRee*
Irena and Mike Medavoy
Reese Witherspoon

Macon, GA

Carey Pickard and Christopher Howard

Miami, FL

Trudy Cejas
Sarah Harrelson
Craig Robbins

Nashville, TN

Janet and Jim Ayers
Fletcher Foster and Dennis Johnson
New Orleans, LA
Mary Clare and Danny Conwill
Sara Ruffin Costello*
Dawn DeDeaux
Jane Scott Hodges
Allison Kendrick
Solange Knowles
Julia Reed*

Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict
Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict

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New York, NY

Dennis Basso*
Daniel Benedict and Andrew Saffir*
Deeda Blair
Amy Virginia Buchanan and Patrick Janelle
Michael Devine*
Cathy Graham
Dayssi de Kanavos
Heidi Klum
Ashley McDermott*
Stephanie Nass
Lela Rose*

Newport, RI

Bettie Bearden Pardee*

Orlando, FL

Dana Marie Roquemore*

Palm Beach, FL

Annie Falk*
Terry Allen Kramer
Kit Pannill
Pauline Pitt
Steven Stolman*
Kathryn Vecellio*

Philadelphia, PA

Natanya DiBona*

Phoenix, AZ

Renee and Bob Parsons
Jordan and Jason Rose

San Diego, CA

Joan and Irwin Jacobs

San Francisco, CA

Susan MacTavish Best
Ken Fulk*
Vanessa Getty
Monelle Totah and Gary McNatton
Alexis and Trevor Traina*

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey

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Santa Barbara, CA

Oprah Winfrey*

Savannah, GA

Alexandra Trujillo de Taylor

Tampa, FL

Carmen and Harry Barkett
Sara and David Scher

Washington, DC

Katherine and David Bradley*
Kiyomi Buker
Buffy Cafritz
Hilary Geary Ross

* Appeared on the 2017 Salonniere 100