Ever wished you had a cookbook fairy godmother to advise you through the writing, testing, editing and promoting process of writing your cookbook? Well now you have five of them! Hear insights and advice from these cookbook veterans who have collectively written, edited, developed recipes for, cross tested, developed and styled more than 75 cookbooks (and counting)!
Inducted into the “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America,” Dorie Greenspan is the author of twelve cookbooks. Her most recent is Dorie’s Cookies. A three-time James Beard Foundation award-winner for her cookbooks and magazine articles, Dorie has collaborated with many celebrated chefs, among them Julia Child (Dorie wrote Baking with Julia). Dorie writes the “Everyday Dorie” column for The Washington Post. Find her on Instagram @doriegreenspan
Pati Jinich is host of the Imagen Award winning and Emmy and James Beard nominated PBS Television series Pati’s Mexican Table. She is also a cookbook author, cooking teacher and resident chef of the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC. Find her on Twitter @patijinich and on Instagram @patijinich.
Judy Pray is Executive Editor of Artisan Books where she acquires and edits lifestyle books with a particular focus on cooking. Judy is the editor of the New York Times bestselling cookbook Heritage by Sean Brock, and she is Edward Lee’s editor on both Smoke & Pickles and his forthcoming book. She edited the 2016 IACP best general cookbook, The Picnic, among many others, including Breaking Breads by Uri Scheft. Find her on Instagram @julep30.
Award winning writer Raquel Pelzel is the author of TOAST: The Cookbook and Eggplant and has collaborated on more than 20 cookbooks with chefs and celebrities. A former Cook’s Illustrated editor, Raquel was also the senior food editor at Tasting Table. Most recently she coauthored Breaking Breads with Uri Scheft and is currently working on Cooking with Zac Posen. Follow her on Instagram at @raquelpelzel.
Adeena Sussman is the co-author of ten cookbooks, most recently two New York Times best-sellers: Cravings, a collaboration with Chrissy Teigen, and The Sprinkles Baking Book. She lives half the year in Tel Aviv, where she is working on her own cookbook about Israeli food. Her first solo cookbook, Short Stack Editions’ Tahini, came out in September 2016. Her recipes and writing have appeared in Food & Wine, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, and many others. Follow her on Instagram @adeenasussman.
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