Perfectionist chef Jean-Christophe Novelli shot to fame on ITV's Hell's Kitchen and has his own catering service called Novelli Events. As seen in the July/August 2007 issue of Brides, the top chef picks his must-have spring cocktail to inspire you; why not try a refreshing Kir Royale?

Flutes, £105 each, Liberty. Side plate (part of a 29-piece set), £750, The Dining Room Shop.