Sylvia Main was born and raised in Vienna, Austria. She moved to Canada with her family when she was a teenager and went on to complete her BA in languages and literature at the University of Victoria. Sylvia worked for the elegant Fairmont Empress Hotel in Guest Services for a number of years. I
n 1999, Sylvia and her husband, Roscoe, opened Fairholme Manor Inn in Victoria's Rockland Estates. Over the years, the two have transformed the mansion into a beautiful European inn. Sylvia Main's award-winning bed and breakfast Fairholme Manor Inn continues to be one of the most popular places to stay in Victoria, BC.
Her first book, Fabulous Fairholme: Breakfast and Brunches, became a bestseller overnight and now, Easy Elegance from Fabulous Fairholme gives us even more breakfasts, brunches, and lunches, plus great entertaining ideas from the Inn.