The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Cookbook Publishing

Today, cookbook publishing extends far beyond simply binding a collection of recipes together.  Here, experts from each facet of the cookbook publishing process come together to discuss the inevitable good, bad and ugly parts of the experience.

Attendees will receive:

  • The Recipe for Success:  All the elements that go into building your best cookbook from recipe development to food styling and photography
  • How to stand out among the masses:  creating a compelling cookbook proposal
  • Alternate publishing approaches and how to know what route is best for you


Shaun Chavis, Founder of The Cookbook Course

Doris Cooper, VP, Associate Publisher, Clarkson Potter/Random House

Babette Pepaj, Founder of and TECHmunch

Kathy Strahs, cookbook author and founder of indie publisher Burnt Cheese Press

Nicole Taylor, multimedia food storytelling and author