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Colu Henry

  • Back Pocket Pasta: Inspired Dinners to Cook on the Fly
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Pasta & noodles; Seasonal
    • ISBN: 9780553459746 Hardcover (United States) 2/28/2017
  • Colu Cooks: Easy Fancy Food
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs
    • ISBN: 9781419747809 Hardcover (United States) 3/22/2022


Colu Henry is a food-lifestyle influencer and recipe developer. She is the author of Back Pocket Pasta, which is being published by Clarkson Potter in spring 2017.

Colu spent her early days working in the fashion and lifestyle world at Full Picture PR, but found herself drawn to food, wine and restaurants. She went on to spend six years representing high-profile chefs like Marcus Samuelsson, Kurt Gutenbrunner, and Scott Conant and eventually followed her passion for Pinot Noir to Oregon, where she helped spearhead PR for the Oregon Wine Board.

A whole lot of wine later, Colu joined Bon Appétit, first as the Director of Public Relations and eventually becoming the Director of Special Projects. She drew on her love of food, drink, music, fashion and the art of eating out (and in) to help build Bon Appétit into one of the worlds most progressive food-lifestyle brands. She has also worked with actor Kyle MacLachlan doing PR for his Bordeaux-inspired cabernet Pursued by Bear from Walla Walla, WA.

In 2014, tapped through her Instagram feed, Colu was an international judge for the Argentine Wine Awards in Mendoza. She has also completed Fine Cooking One at the Institute of Culinary Education. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Refinery29, Cherry Bombe and Wine Enthusiast. Colu lives in Hudson, New York with her husband Chad and their dog Josh.