World Calendar of Cookbook Events

Due to COVID many bookstores and events are postponed or have been made available online. Events are added at the last minute so please check with the venues for more information.

If you know of any other cookbook related events, please email details to, and we will add them to the list.

United States

Author book tours

Author cooking classes

Bookstore events


Author book tours

Author cooking classes

Bookstore events

UK & Ireland

Author book tours

Author Cooking Classes

Bookstore & Festival Events


Author book tours

Author cooking classes

Bookstore events

New Zealand

Author book tours

Author cooking classes

Bookstore Events


Publisher online events


Brian Hart Hoffmandetails

Brian Hart Hoffman (Bake from Scratch) Virtual Classes with Williams Sonoma

Nov 29 – Holiday desserts with Jake Cohen
Dec 13 – The Ultimate Holiday Cookie Swap


Brian Hart Hoffman – Better Baking Academy – details

December: Red Velvet Battenberg Cake


Lidia Bastianich

Dec 1 – Politics & Prose, Washington DC – with Carla Lalli Music

Emily Hutchinsondetails

Creative Cookie Decorating for Everyone 

Each class includes products needed for the event

Dec 2 – Williams-Sonoma kids bake club – the Grinch cookies


Yotam Ottolenghidetails

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love


Apr 30 – Emerson Colonial Theater, Boston MA
May 1 – Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Bethesda MD
May 2 – Emerson Colonial Theater, Houston TX
May 3 – Charles W. Eisemann Center, Dallas TX
May 5 – Temple Israel, Minneapolis MN
May 6 – Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa CA
May 7 – TBA – Claremont CA
May 8 – TBA – Seattle WA
May 9 – The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, New York NY
May 10 – TBA – Toronto Canada
May 11 – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale AZ

Sandor KatzDetails

Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys

Nov 30 – Powell’s, Portland OR


Pati Jinich

Treasures of the Mexican Table: Classic Recipes, Local Secrets

Dec 6 – In conversation with Jew-ish author and social media star, Jake Cohen, Pati discusses the culinary treasures in her new cookbook Treasures of the Mexican Table and how they have connected communities and families over hundreds and even thousands of years – details


Dorie Greenspandetails

Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple

Dec 1 – Crowdcast event
Dec 9, 6:30 pm – WBUR Radio, Boston MA with Meghna Chakrabarti – details

Alton Browndetails

Alton Brown Live – dates through Apr 2022

(See details for the entire list of cities and dates)

Joshua McFaddendetails

 Grains for Every Season

Dec 7 – Book Larder, Seattle WA


Cecily Wong and Dylan Thuras

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventure

Nov 30 – Now Serving, Los Angeles CA
Dec 7 – A Cappella, Atlanta GA


Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya

Modernist Pizza

Nov 30 – 92nd Street Y, KAL – New York NY – Cooking Class
Feb 22, 2022 – Book Larder, Seattle WA – In person event


Anne Byrn details

A New Take on Cake

Nov 27, 12pm – Barnes & Noble Murfreesboro TN
Nov 27, 2pm – Barnes & Noble, Brentwood TN
Nov 30, 5-7pm – Litchfield Books, Pawleys Island SC
Dec 1, 2pm – The Country Bookshop, Southern Pines NC
Dec 1, 6pm – Southern Home & Kitchen, Winston-Salem NC
Dec 2, 4pm – Greeks Bearing Gifts, Athens TN
Dec 4, 11am – A Cappella Books, Atlanta GA
Dec 4, 1pm – FoxTale Book Shoppe, Woodstock GA

Mayukh Sendetails

Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America

Dec 2 – Commonwealth Club
Dec 8 – Tenement Museum


Caroline Eden

Red Sands: Reportage and Recipes Through Central Asia, from Hinterland to Heartland

Dec 2 – Kitchen Arts & Letters, New York NY


Cheryl Day

Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking

Dec 7 – Bold Fork Books with Kerry Diamond at Past Tense Studio – details


Christy Denney

Scrumptious from the Girl Who Ate Everything

Nov 30 – Springville Public Library, Springville UT
Dec 5 – Changing Hands, Phoenix AZ – fireside signing


Kate McDermott – details 

Pie Camp

Kate has many pie classes scheduled.

The Food Talks – details 

Cooking school

Past talks can be found on their podcast


Nigel Slater

A Cook’s Book: The Essential Nigel Slater

Dec 2 – Topping and Company – Bath location

James Martin

Butter: Comforting, Delicious, Versatile

Dec 15 – A Night with James Martin (Stream and book) – details


Nigella Lawson – An Evening with Nigella – details

Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes and Stories

Nov 24 – Brighton Dome
Nov 25 – Bath Pavilion – plus Live Stream from Bath Pavilion – Worldwide
Nov 28 – Ipswich Regent Theatre
Dec 5 – Royal Festival Hall Southbank

Gale Gand – cooking and baking classes – details

Facebook Live and Zoom classes, see details

Rick Rodgers – baking classes – details

Dec 4 – Strudel
Dec 5 – Hungarian Beigli (Walnut or Poppy Seed Yeast Roulades)
Dec 11 – Classic Panettone and Friend
Dec 15 – A German Christmas
Dec 18 – Les Bûches de Noël

Joanne Weir – details 

May 2022 – Culinary Tours in Tuscany and Sicily Italy
May 2022 – Culinary Tour Amalfi Coast and the Island of Capri, Italy
Fall 2022 – Culinary Tour to La Rioja and Basque Country, Spain

Janet Fletcher – details

Wine Country Table

No current events.

Catherine Walthers – cooking classes details

No current classes

Robin Asbell – cooking classes details

All classes at Cooks of Crocus Hill

Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison – details

No current events

The Farm Cooking School – details

Stockton, NJ – classes with Ian Knauer and Shelley Wiseman

Maricel E. Presilla – no date specified

Classes scheduled with social distancing and masks, check the schedule

There are classes with instructors who have not written cookbooks.

Institute of Culinary Education – New York City – details

Virtual Classes, see details

Classes with Jenny McCoy – details 
Classes with Melanie Underwood – details 
Classes with Peter Berley – details 
Classes with Diana Kuan – details 
Classes with Nick Malgieri – details 
Classes with Cara Tannenbaum – details 
Classes with Jennifer Abadi – details 
Classes with Alexandra Leaf – details
Classes with David Waltuck – details 
Classes with Kathryn Gordon – details 
Classes with Marge Perry – details
Classes with Dana Jacobi – details
Classes with Andrew Friedman – details 
Classes with Lior Lev Sercarz – details 
Classes with Renee Marton – details 
Classes with Einat Mazor – details 
Classes with Jackie Newgent – details

There are lots of other classes with instructors who have not written cookbooks.

De Gustibus Cooking School – New York City – details

No classes scheduled at this time.

Stonewall Kitchen – York, Maine details

Classes are scheduled with limited seating, check the schedule

There are recurring classes with Dana MoosLukas VolgerChristine Burns Rudalevige and Vanessa Seder as well as many other classes led by instructors who have not written cookbooks.

King Arthur Flour – Norwich VT details

King Arthur is delighted to welcome students back to their classrooms beginning on at the Bread Lab in Washington and in their flagship location in Vermont.

There are many other classes led by instructors who have not written cookbooks.

Milk Street Kitchen – Boston MA – details

Schedule of online classes – below cookbook authors “Cooking at Home”

Dec 1 – All about sumac with Christine Sahadi Whelan
Dec 4 – Portuguese Soup and Salad with Ana Patuleia Ortins
Dec 7 – Baklava and Turkish Coffee with Özlem Warren
Dec 11 – German Christmas Baking with Luisa Weiss
Dec 14 – Pork 101 with James Peisker
Dec 21 – New way to cocktail with Julia Momosé
Jan 9 – Stuffed vegetables with Özlem Warren
Jan 23 – Tofu is Tasty with Bonnie Chung
Jan 23 – Sourdough with Marie-Laure Frechet – Upper Crust
Jan 30 – Vegetable Mains with Michelle McKenzie – The Modern Larder
Jan 30 – Syrian Food with Anas Atassi

The Resort at Paws Up – Greenough MT – details

Cookbook Live – acclaimed cookbooks brought to life with the authors

There are other culinary events at the ranch not involving cookbook authors. 

Cook’s Pots & Tabletops – Eugene OR – details

Check site for last minute classes.

Hot Stove Society – Seattle WA – details

Potsticker and dumpling classes are scheduled with Hsiao-Ching Chou and there are classes with instructors who haven’t written cookbooks.

PCC Community Markets – Seattle WA area – details

There are many classes with instructors who haven’t written cookbooks.

Salt Water Farm – Lincolnville ME – details

Upcoming Workshops (sold out)

Cooks of Crocus Hill – details

St. Paul, Edina, Stillwater, Kowalski’s Market at Woodbury and White Bear Lake – all MN

Classes with Robin Asbell and Antonio Cecconi are scheduled. There are lots of other classes with instructors who have not yet written cookbooks.

Draeger’s Cooking School – details

San Mateo, Blackhawk, Menlo Park – all CA

Classes on currently on hold.

Classes are also scheduled with Joyce JueMichael KalantyJoanne WeirJanet FletcherLinda CarucciGeorge Geary, and Tori Ritchie. There are many other classes with instructors who have not yet written cookbooks.

The Cook’s Warehouse – details

Atlanta, Decatur, and Marietta locations in Georgia

Classes scheduled with Christy Seelye-KingCynthia GraubartAmanda CushmanGeorge GearySheri Castle and Jennifer Booker. There are lots of other classes available with instructors who have not written cookbooks.

Central Market – details

Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Plano

Cooking school is back in session with limited seating. Check the schedule.

Bread Ahead Bakery – details

Multiple daily classes Wednesday – Sunday at their various locations in the UK, see details above.

The Community Kitchen – Brighton details

There are many cookery classes led by chefs who have not written cookbooks.

Sarah Raven – details

Sarah has many gardening related classes on her schedule. 


Kylee Newtondetails

The Modern Preserver’s Kitchen

Check back in Spring 2022 for new classes

Aimee Twigger – food styling and photography workshops in Clapham, London – details 

Aimee’s Perfect Bakes

No current events

Food photography and styling workshops


Julie Jonesdetails

The Pastry School

Julie offers live Zoom classes on pie making. See details above.

Jeremy Pang / School of Wok – London (Covent Garden) details 

Hong Kong Diner

Asian cooking classes

Carol Deacon – details 

Cake decorating classes in Hertford

No classes currently scheduled

Divertimenti – details 

London and Truro, Cornwall (all classes listed here are in London)

Nothing on the calendar.

Classes scheduled with Celia BrooksDa-Hae WestEric LanlardKylee NewtonJackie KearneySumayya UsmaniJenny ChandlerDan DohertyMonisha BharadwajValentina HarrisIzy HossackMina ManekSabrina GhayourEd SmithKay Plunkett-HoggeJo PrattJulie JonesRachel de ThampleElly Curshen and Rachel Green.
There are many other classes with teachers who have not yet written cookbooks.

Borough Market Cookbook Club – London – details

Dec 2, 9, 16 and 23 – Kitchen Lates – details
Dec 7, 8 & 9 – Christmas at Borough Market – Taking place from 11am – 4pm in the Market, the Festive Kitchen will be overseen by a different host each day: Angela Clutton, Ed Smith, and Jenny Chandler.
Dec 15 – An Evening of Cheese – details

Kitchen Arts & Letters with 92Y – New York City – details 

Nov 30 – Modernist Pizza – Four-Cheese Thin Crust Pizza with Francisco Migoya – online demo
Dec 2 – Caroline Eden – The Taste of Place: Central Asia through its Landscape, Culture and Food
Dec 9 – Crumby Cookies with Mark Bittman and Kerri Conan
Dec 15 – Gingerbread Houses with King Arthur
Jan 6 – Well-being Challah workshop

Check for updates offering online classes.

Rizzoli Bookstore, New York NY details

There are many other cultural and book events not related to cookbooks.

Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks – New York NY – details 

No events currently scheduled 

Greenmarket – New York NY – details

Books are Magic, Brooklyn NY – details

There are many book events scheduled that do not pertain to cookbooks.

Archestratus Books + Food, Brooklyn NY – details

Nov 30 – The Sweet Side of Sourdough: 60 Irresistible Recipes for Pastries, Buns, Cakes, Cookies and More
Dec 7 – Braiding Sweetgrass
Jan 19 – The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman and Beth Dooley

There are other events that are not related to cookbook authors.

Politics and Prose Bookstore – Washington DC – details

Dec 1 – Lidia’s a Pot, a Pan, and a Bowl: Simple Recipes for Perfect Meals with Carla Lalli Music

There are many other events not involving cookbook authors.

The White House Historical Associationdetails

Dec 2, 12-2pm – Book Festival signings by Matthew Wendel author of Recipes from the President’s Ranch and Roland Mesnier, White House pastry chef and author of Creating the Sweet World of White House Desserts

Bold Fork Books – Washington, D.C. – details

Dec 1 – Dorie Greenspan with Claire Saffitz
Dec 7 – Cheryl Day with Kerry Diamond

For videos of past talks click here.

A Cappella Bookstore – Atlanta GA – details 

Dec 4 – A New Take on Cake – Anne Byrn
Dec 7 – Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventure – Cicely Wong & Dylan Thuras
Dec 11 – Southern Sugar – Belinda Smith-Sullivan

There are many other cultural and book events not related to cookbooks.

Sur la Tabledetails

Dec 2nd, 7 pm – Cannelle et Vanille Bakes Simple: A New Way to Bake Gluten-Free by Aran Goyoaga – details

See details for in-store, online and other classes.

Omnivore Books – San Francisco CA – details

Nov 22 – Priyanka Naik – The Modern Tiffin
Dec 1 – Dorie Greenspan with Claire Saffitz – Cookbook talk and baking tips
Dec 6 –  Virgilio Martinez – The Latin American Cookbook

Book Passage – San Francisco, Corte Madera & Sausalito CA – details 

See schedule for online events.

Rakestraw Books – Danville CA – details 

All events virtual.

Now Serving – Los Angeles CA – details

Nov 28 – Sheldon Simeon – Cook Real Hawai’i Meet & Greet
Nov 30 – Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventure – Cicely Wong & Dylan Thuras
Dec 6 – Virgilio Martinez – The Latin American Cookbook

Zoom events scheduled check details for updates

Book Larder – Seattle WA – details

Nov 22 – Erika Kubick – Cheese Sex Death
Dec 2 – Luisa Weiss – Classic German Baking
Dec 3 – Amisha Gurbani – Mumbai Modern
Dec 6 –  Virgilio Martinez – The Latin American Cookbook
Dec 7 – Joshua McFadden –  Grains for Every Season
Dec 8 – The Book of Difficult Fruit and Cheese, Wine, and Bread
Dec 9 – Emma Laperruque – Food52 Big Little Recipes
Dec 10 – Bryant Terry – Black Food
Feb 22, 2022 – Modernist Pizza – Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya – In person event

Powell’s – Portland, OR – details 

Nov 30 – Sandor Katz – Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys – Zoom event with Liz Crain
Jan 18 – Michelle Tam & Henry Fong – Nom Nom Paleo Let’s Go!: Simple Feasts + Healthy Eats

Check details for events unrelated to cookbook authors.

Williams-Sonoma stores – details

Brian Hart Hoffman – Baking classes

Nov 22 – Vegan, at Times: 120+ Recipes for Every Day or Every So Often – Jessica Seinfeld
Dec 7 – Italian American: Red Sauce Classics and New Essentials Angie Rito and Scott Tacinelli

There are numerous other demos from chefs who have not yet written cookbooks.

The Cookbook Co. Cooks – Alberta – details

Virtual cooking classes here

Many other classes are scheduled with the Cookbook Co. Cooks’ own instructors as well as with Gail Norton, author and co-owner.

Appetite for Books – Westmount, Montreal – details

Every Thursday afternoon at 1pm Jonathan will be cooking on Instagram live with Heidi Small. Go to @beyondtheplate__ or @appetite4books for the live Instagram. Sign up for their newsletter for more information and to view past weeks link to cook along anytime!

All classes are demonstrations of recipes from the book plus tastings and all are at 6:30pm

Deerholme Farm – details

Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, BC Canada – classes with Bill Jones
In addition, there are foraging workshops and themed dinners


There are other classes and events available.

Waterstones – details 

Nov 24 – Nisha Katona – The 30-Minute Mowgli – Liverpool
Nov 30 – The Bake Off Team – Finalists – The Great British Bake Off: A Bake for All Seasons (online event)
Dec 6 – Nisha Katona – The 30-Minute Mowgli – Manchester

There are many author events not involving cookbooks.

Blackwell’s – United Kingdom – details

There are many author events not involving cookbooks.

Topping and Company – Bath, Edinburgh, Ely & St. Andrews – details

Nov 22 – An Evening with Matt Tebbutt & Olly SmithEly
Dec 2 – A Cook’s Book – Nigel Slater – Bath
Dec 3 – Annie GrayEdinburgh
Dec 6 – One: Pot, Pan, Planet – Anna Jones – Edinburgh

Check details for any online events added at the last minute. Events scheduled for authors who have not written cookbooks.

The Portobello BookshopEdinburghdetails

Check details for any online events

The British Library – London – details

Fane – UK – details

Nov 24 – Fever-Tree – Easy Mixing – details
Dec 15 – A Night in with James Martin – details
Dec 16 – Nigel Slater at Home with Elizabeth Day – details
Jan 13-24 – Yotam Ottolenghi – details
Jan 29 – Column Writing Masterclass – Jay Rayner – details
Feb 10-17 – My Last Meal with Jay Rayner – details

Books for Cooks – Melbourne, Australia – details

No current events

Scrumptious ReadsBrisbane, Australiadetails

Nov 26 – Cookbook Club Christmas Party

Many other classes and cookbook masterclasses (see details) scheduled for 2021.


Events scheduled for authors who haven’t written cookbooks.


Yotam Ottolenghidetails

Life in Flavour Tour

Jan 13 – TSB Arena Wellington
Jan 15, 15:00 and 19:00- Auckland Kiri Te Kanawa
Jan 16 – Sydney Darling Harbour Theatre ICC
Jan 17 – Canberra Theatre Centre
Jan 18 – Perth Riverside Theatre
Jan 22, 15:00 and 19:00 – Hammer Hall Arts Centre Melbourne
Jan 23 – Gold Coast The Star
Jan 24 – Brisbane QPAC Concert Hall
Jan 25 – Adelaide Convention Centre

Sydney Seafood School – Sydney, Australia – details

Check site for virtual cooking classes at SSS@Home

There are many other classes available with chefs and the school’s own instructors.

Accoutrement Cooking School – Sydney, Australia – details

No current classes.

Cook the Books – Auckland, New Zealand – details

Other classes with chefs who have not written cookbooks.

The Food Show details

Mar 18-20, 2022 – Christchurch
May 27-29, 2022 – Wellington
Jul 28-31, 2022 – Auckland

Kogebogeriet – Denmarkdetails

No current events

Penguin Random House UK – The Happy Foodie 

No current contests