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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Watch Christy on "The Lift"


Notes from Swan's Nest

Christy's blog from her mountain home

This 'N That For Summer
July 26, 2014

I’ve been back and forth between Dallas, Breckenridge, and Freeport, Illinois so far this summer. My allergies can hardly keep up with my whereabouts, much less my family. For now, Randy and I have traded in the pleasant temperatures and pine pollen (aa- choo!) of the mountains for the Texas heat so we can celebrate his mother’s 90th Birthday. A casual take-out pizza dinner with her Wednesday night after our flight, and a strictly spontaneous get-together for coffee, cake, and an hour of “girl talk” yesterday morning are but a small prelude to the weekend family festivities and next week’s all-important Birthday Dinner in our home.

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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

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Celebrating Home

Finalist for the High Plains Book Award!

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Books and DVD


Expert Assistance in Restoring Your Home or Commercial Development

As Seen on PBS

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.