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

Mar 27 – Hummingbird babka and scones
Apr 3 – Pavlova
Apr 10 – Secret ingredient brownies and cheesecake
Apr 17 – Strawberry crème brûlée & Strawberry crème brûlée cake
Apr 24 – Birthday cakes with Jocelyn Delk Adams
May 8 – Passed down recipes with Brian and his mom
May 15 – Japanese milk bread with Laura Crandall
May 22 – Stuffed cookies with Heather Mubarak
Jun 5 – Pizza and pull apart bread with Laura Crandall
Jun 12 – Black forest cake


Susan Gravely

Italy on a Plate: Travels, Memories, Menus

Mar 23 – Fabee Young, Naples FL
Mar 28 – Gaines Jewelers, Lakeland FL
Mar 30 – My Favorite Things, Tallahassee FL
Apr 15 – Posman Books, Ponce City Market, Atlanta GA
Apr 17 – Findlay Rowe, Roswell, GA
Apr 18 – The Pine Needle, Dalton GA
Apr 19 – Waiting on Martha, Atlanta GA
May 3 – The Extra Ingredient, Greensboro NC
May 4 – Southern Home & Kitchen, Winston-Salem NC
May 6 – Bloomingdale’s, 59th Street, New York City NY
May 17 – Small Batch Gallery & Goods, New Bern
May 18 – Kenilworth Gifts, Rocky Mount NC
May 19 – The Cook’s Station, Greenville SC
May 19 – The Kitchen Emporium, Anderson South Carolina
June 22 – Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill NC


Jocelyn Delk Adamsdetails

Everyday Grand: Soulful Recipes for Celebrating Life’s Big and Small Moments

Mar 29 – Williams-Sonoma, Costa Mesa CA
Apr 24 – Williams-Sonoma Baking class with Bake from Scratch

Abra Berens

Pulp: A Practical Guide to Cooking with Fruit

Mar 28 – Archestratus Books + Food, Brooklyn NY
Apr 15 – Granor Farm, Three Oaks MI
Apr 18 – Farm Club, Traverse City MI
Apr 19 – Milk Street Kitchen – class
Apr 20 – Book Larder, Seattle WA
Apr 25 – Bookbug, Kalamazoo MI
May 16 – Virtual event Library Link NJ – details with Martha Holmberg
Jul 22 – Horizon Books, Traverse City MI


Gesine Bullock-Prado

My Vermont Table: Recipes for All (Six) Seasons

Mar 23 – Book Soup, Los Angeles CA
Mar 26 – Bear Pond Books VT
Mar 31 – Northshire Books VT
May 4 – Kiss the Cook, S. Burlington Library VT
May 9 – Savoy Bookshop & Cafe, Bank Square Books, Mystic CT
May 12-13 – King Arthur Classes Vermont

Ed Mitchell

Ed Mitchell’s BBQ

Jun 6 – Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh NC
Jun 8 – Darien Public Library, Darien CT (virtual)
Jun 11 – The Country Bookshop, Southern Pines NC
Jun 12 – Book Larder, Seattle WA (virtual)
Jun 13 – BEM Books & More, Brooklyn NY
Jun 15 – Fly Leaf, Chapel Hill NC
Jun 18 – McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington NC
Jul 8 – Scuppernong Books, Greensboro NC
Jul 20 – Smithsonian (virtual)
Aug 27 – Lenior Book Club – Vivian Howard, Buxton Books, Charleston NC
Sep 22 – Bookmarks Bookstore, Winston-Salem NC
Sep 23 – Bookmarks NC Book Festival
Sep 29-30 – Emancipation Park BBQ Invitational, Houston TX

Andrea Nguyendetails

Ever-Green Vietnamese: Super-Fresh Recipes, Starring Plants from Land and Sea

Apr 26 – Omnivore Books, San Francisco CA
Apr 30 – Smithsonian, Washington DC
May 23 – Book Larder, Seattle WA
Jun 10 – Cakebread Cellars, Rutherford CA
Jun 13 – Bookshop, Santa Cruz CA


Coinneach MacLeod

The Hebridean Baker: My Scottish Island Kitchen

Apr 11 – WORD presents The Hebridean Baker, Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co. Brooklyn NY
Apr 14 – A Novel Idea, Philadelphia PA


Vivian Howard Lenoir Book Clubdetails

Aug 27 – Ed Mitchell’s Barbecue – Ed Mitchell

Alison Romandetails

Sweet Enough

Mar 27 – Books are Magic, Brooklyn NY
Mar 30 – Sixth & I, Washington DC
Apr 2 – Omnivore Books, San Francisco CA
Apr 3 – Book Larder, Seattle WA
Apr 4 – Powell’s, Portland OR
Apr 5 – Skylight Books, Los Angeles CA
Apr 11 – The Bookseller, Chicago IL

Stay tuned for more dates to include: London, Amsterdam, and across Australia

Crystelle Pereira

Flavor Kitchen: Vibrant Recipes with Creative Twists

Jun 11 – Milk Street Kitchen Class – Virtual
Jun 20 – Jun 22 – NYC (to be announced)
Jun 24, 3pm – Omnivore Books, San Francisco CA
Jun 26 – Book Larder, Seattle WA
Jun 28, 7pm – Now Serving, Los Angeles CA


Kate McDermott – details 

Pie Camp

Kate has many online classes scheduled. See Kitchen Arts & Letters.

The Food Talks – details 

Cooking school

Past talks can be found on their podcast

Gale Gand – cooking and baking classes – details

Facebook Live and Zoom classes, see details

Rick Rodgers – baking classes – details

No new classes posted yet.

Joanne Weir – details 

No new events.

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

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

Certain classes on location. Other classes available by chefs who haven’t 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.

May 12-13 – My Vermont Table: Recipes for All (Six) Seasons – Gesine Bullock-Prado

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

Milk Street Kitchen – Boston MA – details

Apr 4 – A Taste of Southern Thailand with Pailin Chongchitnant
Apr 6 – Solve the leftover problem with Tamra Adler
Apr 16 – The Amalfi Coast Ursula Ferrigno
Apr 19 – For the love of fruit Abra Berens
Apr 22 – Indonesian cooking with Petty Pandean-Elliott
Apr 23 – Italy Off the Beaten Path with Giulia Scarpaleggia
Apr 30 – Italian Baking with Giuseppe Dell’Anno
May 3 – Beyond falafel with Saba Alemayoh
May 9 – Spring into Salad – Sheela Prakash
May 11 – Meet me in Morocco with Ruth Barnes
May 24 – Twist on cocktails with Jordan Hughes
Jun 11 – Class – Crystelle Pereira

The Resort at Paws Up – Greenough MT – details

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.

Shelley’s Table – New Jersey/Pennsylvania – details

Classes at various locations in the New Jersey area. See details.

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 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. 

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.


James Martindetails

2023 UK Live

Oct 19, 2023 – Blackpool Winter Gardens
Oct 20, 2023 – Southend-on-Sea, Cliffs Pavilion
Oct 23, 2023 – Birmingham, Symphony Hall
Oct 24, 2023 – New Theatre, Oxford
Oct 25, 2023 – Swansea Arena
Oct 26, 2023 – Truro, Hall for Cornwall
Oct 27, 2023 – Bath, The Forum
Oct 28, 2023 – Plymouth Pavilions
Oct 31, 2023 – York Barbican
Nov 1, 2023 – Nottingham, Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall
Nov 2, 2023 – Llandudno, Venue Cymru
Nov 4, 2023 – Sheffield City Hall and Memorial Hall
Nov 6, 2023 – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Nov 7, 2023 – Newcastle upon Tyne, 02 City Hall Newcastle
Nov 8, 2023 – Edinburg, Usher Hall
Nov 9, 2023 – Glasgow, SEC
Nov 10, 2023 – Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
Nov 11, 2023 – Eastbourne, Congress Theatre
Nov 12, 2023 – London Palladium


Skye McAlpinedetails

A Table Full of Love: Recipes to Comfort, Seduce, Celebrate & Everything Else In Between

Mar 28 – Corsham Bookshop
Mar 29, 12pm – Oxford Literary, Exeter College: Marquee
June 2 – Foodies Festival – St. Albans
June 25 – Foodies Festival – Chelmsford

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

Apr 4 – Rambutan: Fresh Sri Lankan Recipes from an Immigrant Family by Cynthia Shanmugalingam

The Jamie Oliver Cookery School details – online classes
details – cookery school – Islington

For cooking classes please see details as there are dozens of classes listed.

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

Apr 22 – Michael Solomonov in conversation with Nilou Motamed

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 

Greenmarket – New York NY – details

Books are Magic, Brooklyn NY – details

Mar 24 – Offsite at First Unitarian Church: Alison Roman: Sweet Enough w/ Aminatou Sow
Apr 3 – Alison Riley: Recipe for Disaster w/ Laurie Woolever & Jacqueline Woodson

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

Archestratus Books + Food, Brooklyn NY – details

TBD – Yogurt & Whey: Recipes of an Iranian Immigrant Life by Homa Dashtaki
Mar 28 – Pulp: A Practical Guide to Cooking with Fruit – Abra Berens
2023 – Rainbow Cookie Classes
Apr 20 – Tin to Table by Anna Hezel
May 2 – Bread and How to Eat It by Rick Easton and Melissa McCart
May 3 – Love is a Pink Cake by Claire Ptak

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

Bookends Ridgewood NJ – details

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

Politics and Prose Bookstore – Washington DC – details

There are many other events not involving cookbook authors.

The White House Historical Associationdetails

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

For videos of past talks click here.

A Cappella Bookstore – Atlanta GA – details 

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

Sur la Tabledetails

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

Omnivore Books – San Francisco CA – details

Mar 25 – Mayumu: Filipino American Desserts Remixed by Abi Balingit
Apr 2 – Sweet Enough by Alison Roman
Apr 12 – Japanese Superfoods – Yumi Komatsudaira
Apr 17 – The Vegan Chinese Kitchen – Hannah Che
Apr 25 – Ever-Green Vietnamese: by Andrea Nguyen
May 6 – Meg Ryan – Miette: Recipes from San Francisco’s Most Charming Pastry Shop
May 7 – Claire Ptak – Love Is a Pink Cake
May 13 – Jennie Levitt – Paris Picnic Club
May 18 – Regula Ysewijn – Dark Rye & Honeycake
May 25 – John Ash and John Finger – The Hog Island Book of Fish & Seafood
Jun 24 – Crystelle Pereira – Flavor Kitchen: Vibrant Recipes with Creative Twists

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

See schedule for online events.

Rakestraw Books – Danville CA – details 

There are non-cookbook related author events.

Now Serving – Los Angeles CA – details

Jun 28 – Crystelle Pereira – Flavor Kitchen: Vibrant Recipes with Creative Twists

Books Inc. Palo Alto CAdetails

Book Larder – Seattle WA – details

Mar 28 – Mind Over Batter: 75 Recipes for Baking as Therapy by Jack Hazan
Mar 29 –  Tamar AdlerThe Everlasting Meal Cookbook: Leftovers A-Z
Apr 3 – Sweet Enough by Alison Roman
Apr 4 – The Vegan Chinese Kitchen – Hannah Che
Apr 13 – Stuffed: The Sandwich Cookie Book by Heather Mubarak
Apr 20 –  Pulp: A Practical Guide to Cooking with Fruit – Abra Berens
Apr 27 – Tin to Table – Anna Hezel
May 3 – Love and Lemons by Jeanine Donofrio
May 9 – Knead Peace: Bake for Ukraine – Andrew Green –
May 11 – 100 Morning Treats – Sarah Kieffer
May 15 – Pasta for All Seasons by Michela Tartaglia
May 19 – Japan, The Vegetarian Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu
Jun 5 – Andaza: A Memoir of Food – Sumayya Usmani
Jun 8 – The Flavor Thesaurus: More Flavors – Niki Segnit
Jun 12 – Ed Mitchell’s BBQ – Ed Mitchell
Jun 26 – Crystelle Pereira – Flavor Kitchen: Vibrant Recipes with Creative Twists

Powell’s – Portland OR – details 

Mar 31 – Crying in HMart Michelle Zauner
Apr 4 –  Sweet Enough by Alison Roman

Check details for events unrelated to cookbook authors. You may watch past events on Powell’s YouTube channel.

Williams-Sonoma stores – details

Brian Hart Hoffman – Baking classes

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

The Cookbook Co. Cooks – Alberta – details

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

Appetite for Books – Westmount, Montreal – details

Mar 22 – Home Is Where the Eggs Are
Mar 28 – Mexican Food
Mar 29 – Mezcla: Recipes to Excite
May 9 – JapanEasy Bowls & Bento
May 16 – The Turkish Cookbook
May 23 – Preppy Kitchen
May 24 – First Generation
May 25 – Falastin: A Cookbook
Jun 6 – On the Himalayan Trai
Jun 7 – Indian Flavor Every Day
Jun 8 – The Lemon Apron Cookbook
Jun 9 – Chinese Homestyle Cooking
Jun 14 – Fish for You
Jun 15 – Italian American
Jun 19 –  Ever-Green Vietnamese
Jun 20 – Persiana Everyday

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

Deerholme Farm – details

Mar 25 – Pasta Class
Apr 9 – Wild Foods Cooking Class
Apr 30 – Wild Foods Cooking Class
Jun 17 – Deerholme Grilling Class
Jul 8 – Deerholme Asian Grilling Class

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 

Apr 4 – You Can Cook This! by Max La Manna (Brighton)
Apr 5 – You Can Cook This! by Max La Manna (Bristol – Galleries)
Apr 11 – Bake Me a Cat: 50 Purrfect Recipes for Edible Kitty Cakes, Cookies and More! by Kim-Joy (Piccadilly)
Apr 20 – An evening with Sumayya Usmani in conversation with Ghille Basan – Glasgow
Apr 20 – An evening with Suzie Lee Simply Chinese: Recipes from a Chinese Home Kitchen (Lizburn)

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

Mar 28 – Red Sauce Brown Sauce: A British Breakfast Odyssey – Felicity Cloake – St. Andrews
Mar 30 – Red Sauce Brown Sauce: A British Breakfast Odyssey – Felicity Cloake – Edinburgh
Apr 4 – Desi Kitchen by Sarah Woods – Bath
Apr 12 – You Can Cook This! – Max LaManna – St. Andrews
Apr 13 – Andaza: A Memoir of Food, Flavour and Freedom in the Pakistani Kitchen – Sumayya Usmani – Bath
Apr 13 – You Can Cook This! – Max LaManna – Edinburgh
Apr 18 – You Can Cook This! by Max La Manna – Bath
Apr 21 – Sumayya Usmani – Andaza
Apr 25 – The Pepperpot Diaries – Andi Oliver Bath
May 4 –A Splash of Soy: Everyday Food from Asia – Lara Lee – Bath
May 9 – Anything You Can Cook, I Can Cook Vegan – Richard Makin – Bath
May 18 – A Good Appetite – Jenny Chandler – Bath

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

April 17 – June 5 – Food Season

Apr 14 – Hand to Mouth: The Multiple Lives of the Sandwich with Rebecca May Johnson, Nigella Lawson and Jonathan Nunn
Apr 17 – Chinese and British: Food Stories with Ken Hom, Angela Hui, Jeremy Pang, Helen Tse and Andrew Wong
Apr 24 – Feeding the World, Farming the Planet
May 15 – Food on Social Media: Photos, Fads, Feasts and Fans with Poppy O’Toole, Chetna Makan and Itamar Srulovich.
May 17 – Eating for the Elderly
May 22 – Inspiring Entrepreneurs: The Business of Food – From Farm to Fork with The Black Farmer Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, plus Thomasina Miers and guests
May 23 – After Hours at Borough Market with Angela Clutton and others
May 24 – Fermentation: How Cultures Shape Culture with Alissa Timoshkina, Sandor Ellix Katz, James Read and others
May 27 – African Caribbean Food Ways Day (full day of activities see details including Andi Oliver, Melissa Thompson and others)
May 27 – Building a Black Food Community (full day of activities see details)
May 27 – Smashing the Food Hierarchy: Re-Evaluating the World’s Foods (full day of activities see details)
May 27 – The Journey of Jollof (full day of activities see details)
May 27 – Caribbean Connections: Stories and Recipes Across the Diaspora (full day of activities see details)
May 28 – British Library Food Season Super Sunday (see details for all May 28th events)
May 28 – The Feminist Kitchen: Turning the Tables see details
May 28 – Cooking for Joy: Celebrating Joyce Molyneux see details with Angela Hartnett, Ravinder Bhogal, Sally Clarke and Polly Russell
May 28 – Here’s To Thee! The Social World of Cider see details
May 28 – London Finds Itself see details
May 28 – Get the Scoop: The Everything of Ice-Cream see details with Felicity Cloake and others
May 28 – Nose to Tail: Fergus Henderson at 60 see details with  Jeremy Lee
Jun 2 – Queering the Table with John Whaite, Gurdeep Loyal
Jun 6 – TV Chefs Fact vs Fiction: Bonnie Garmus and Nadiya Hussain with Sara Cox
Jun 7 – The Bread Basket of Europe with Olia Hercules, Elisabeth Luard and others

Fane – UK – details

Books for Cooks – Melbourne, Australia – details

Scrumptious ReadsBrisbane, Australiadetails

May 6, 2023 – Book launch Katrina Meynink From Salt to Jam


Apr 1, 2pm – Pasta! with Felice Arena (children’s book)
May 2, 6:30pm – Charlotte Ree – Heartbake: A Bittersweet Memoir
May 4, 6pm – Katie White – The Seasonal Vegan

Events scheduled for authors who haven’t written cookbooks.

Nagi Maehashidetails

RecipeTin Eats: Dinner

More to come.

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 – Sydney, Australia – details

May 2023 – Best Of Southern Tasmania (Sold Out)
September 2023 – Puglia (Sold Out)
April 2024 – South Africa
May 2024 – Sicily

Cook the Books – Auckland, New Zealand – details

Other classes with chefs who have not written cookbooks.

The Food Show details

Mar 31-April 2 – Christchurch Arena
May 26-28 – Sky Stadium
July 27-30 – Auckland Showgrounds

Kogebogeriet – Denmarkdetails

No current events

Penguin Random House UK – The Happy Foodie 

No current contests