World Calendar of Cookbook Events

Due to COVID many bookstores and events are postponed. 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

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

Molly Stevensdetails

All About Dinner

Updated schedule to come

Aran Goyoaga – details 

Cannelle et Vanille

Jun 1-6 – How to Cook, Style and Photograph a Cookbook – Greece

Bryant Terrydetails

Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes

Apr 29 – Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit, Napa Valley CA
Jun 11 – The Africa Center, New York NY – Black Food Folks Event
Aug 22 – Vegan Soul Fest, Baltimore MD

Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alforddetails

Rage Baking

Apr 23-26 – Six Bridges Book Festival, Little Rock, AR
May 3 – Black Trumpet Restaurant, Portsmith NH
May 4 – Boston WBUR, Boston MA
May 5 – Water Street Books, Exeter NH
May 7 – Word Barn, Exeter NH
May 8 – Stonewall Kitchen, York ME
Jun 9 – 92nd Street Y, New York NY

Lindsay-Jean Harddetails

Cooking with Scraps

Apr 24. 12pm – Zingerman’s, Ann Arbor MI – Don’t Take Your Top Off
May 6, 6pm – Zingerman’s, Ann Arbor MI – Scrappy Stratas and Frittatas

Joe Yonandetails

Cool Beans

Apr 25 – Annapolis Book Festival, Key School, Annapolis MD

Nancy Silverton

Chi Spacca: A New Approach to American Cooking

Book release delayed, tour to be rescheduled

Deborah Madisondetails

An Onion in My Pocket: My Life with Vegetables

Book release delayed, tour to be rescheduled

David Lebovitzdetails

Drinking French

Tour to be rescheduled

Yotam Ottolenghi 


May 12, 8pm – Colonial Theatre, Boston MA

Fanny Singerdetails

Always Home: A Daughter’s Recipes & Stories

May 10 – Omnivore Books, San Francisco CA with Alice Waters at JCC

Kent Rollinsdetails

Faith, Family & the Feast

May 22-23 – Wagons for Warriors Chuck Wagon Event, Lebanon MO
Jun 6 – Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser, Lamoille NV
Jun 20 – Lehman’s Hardware, Kidron OH
Jun 26-27 – From the Ashes, Coeur d’Alene ID
Jun 30 – Museum of the Western Prairie, Altus OK
Jul 17-18 – Mother News Earth Fair, Swoope VA
Oct 20-25, 28-31 – Silver Dollar City Harvest Festival, Branson MO
Nov – WRCA Final Rodeo, Amarillo TX – tbd

Leah Koenig – details 

The Jewish Cookbook

May 21 – Zingerman’s, Ann Arbor MI (Modern Jewish Baking)

Kate McDermott – details 

Home Cooking with Kate – Art of the Pie

Kate has many pie classes scheduled.

Samin Nosrat – details 

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Jun 10 – Tobin Center, San Antonio TX
Jun 11 – Long Center, Austin TX 
Jun 14 – UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham AL
Sep 14 – Winspear Opera House, Dallas TX
Oct 11 – Brentwood School, Los Angeles CA
Oct 16 – Strathmore, Bethesda MD
Oct 27 – Granada Theater, Santa Barbara CA

Susan Spungendetails

Open Kitchen: Inspired Food for Casual Gatherings

Book tour postponed

Gaby Dalkindetails

What’s Gaby Cooking: Eat What You Want: 125+ Recipes for Real Life

Apr 30 – Williams Sonoma, Columbus Circle, New York NY
May 2 – Williams Sonoma, Short Hills NJ
May 3 – Williams Sonoma, King of Prussia, King of Prussia PA
May 5 – Williams Sonoma, Bethesda MD
May 7 – Williams Sonoma, Santa Monica CA
May 8 – Williams Sonoma, Manhattan Beach CA
May 9 – Williams Sonoma, Costa Mesa CA
May 11 – Williams Sonoma, San Diego CA
May 12 – Williams Sonoma, Biltmore AZ
May 13 – Williams Sonoma, Tuscon AZ
May 16 – Williams Sonoma, Seattle WA
May 17 – Williams Sonoma, Portland OR
May 19 – Williams Sonoma, Cherry Creek CO
May 20 – Williams Sonoma, Salt Lake City UT
May 21 – Williams Sonoma, Union Square, San Francisco CA
May 28 – Williams Sonoma, Chicago IL
May 31 – Williams Sonoma, Edina MN
Jun 6 – Williams Sonoma, Houston TX
Jun 7 – Williams Sonoma, Dallas TX
Jun 13 – Williams Sonoma, Atlanta GA
Jun 14 – Williams Sonoma, Palm Beach FL

Phyllis Grant

Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes

Apr 24 – 7:30pm – Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, Berkeley CA
May 12, 6:30pm – Book Larder, Seattle WA

Yotam Ottolenghidetails

Ottolenghi Flavour

Sep 10 – Union Chapel, London UK
Sep 14 – St. George’s, Bristol UK
Sep 15 – Nottingham Playhouse
Sep 16 – Kings Theatre, Edinburgh
Sep 17 – York Theatre Royal
Sep 20 – Rose Theatre, Kingston
Sep 22 – The Lowry, Salford Quays
Sep 27 – Oxford Playhouse

Sami Tamini details

Falastin: A Cookbook

May 14 – Nomad Books, London
Jun 17 – Sarah Raven, Kent
Jul 17 – Latitude Festival
Sep 19 – Abergavenny Food Festival
Sep – Aldeburgh Food Festival – TBD

Kate Youngdetails

The Little Library Year: Recipes and Reading to Suit Each Season

Apr 22, 7:30pm – Mostly Books, Abingdon
May 30, 9:45am – British Library, London – Food Writing Study Day

The Food Talks – details 

Past talks can be found on their podcast

Gale Gand – cooking and baking classes – details

May 11 – 12pm – Elawa Farm Foundation, Lake Forest IL (Eastern European Desserts Class)
May 11 – 5:30pm – Elawa Farm Foundation, Lake Forest IL (Eastern European Desserts Class)
May 16, 7-10pm – Wright Plus Dinner, Winslow House, River Forest IL
Jun 8 – 12pm – Elawa Farm Foundation, Lake Forest IL (Summer Pie Class)
Jun 8 – 5:30pm – Elawa Farm Foundation, Lake Forest IL (Summer Pie Class)

David TanisItalian Cooking Experience

Jul 6-10 – Anna Tasca Lanza, Sicily

Monday Morning Cooking Clubdetails

Monday Morning Cooking Club: Now for Something Sweet

May 2, Peter’s of Kensington, recipes from the new book
May 3, The Great Synagogue, in conversation with Maeve O’Meara
Jun 4, 6:30 pm, Simon Johnson Providore, recipes from the new book
Jul 3 – Glen Eira Storytelling Festival
Oct – NGV Garden Day

Natalie Paull

Beatrix Bakes

May 7 – Read More @ Moreland City Libraries, Brunswick AU

Brigit Binns – cooking classes at the Refugio Kitchen in Paso Robles CA – details 

All classes below with Brigit Binns 
No events currently scheduled

Joanne Weir – details 

Apr 25-26 – Pasta and Pizza Weekend Cooking Class, San Francisco CA
May 2020 – Culinary Journeys to Marrakech, Morocco, and Sicily, Italy
Jun 10 – Agave Girls Night at Copita
Oct – Culinary Journey to La Rioja and Basque Country, Spain
Oct – Culinary Journey Amalfi Coast and the Island of Capri, Italy

Janet Fletcher – details 

Wine Country Table

May 12 – Mario Bazán Cellars, Napa CA

Catherine Walthers – cooking classes details

No classes currently scheduled

Robin Asbell – cooking classes details

May 19 – Vegan Feast – Cooks – Minneapolis MN

Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison – details

No current events

The Farm Cooking School – details

Stockton, NJ – classes with Ian Knauer and Shelley Wiseman

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

Institute of Culinary Education – New York City – 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

May 2 – Roberto Santibañez
Jun 9 – Charlie Palmer
Jun 10 – Larry Forgione & Marc Forgione

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

Stonewall Kitchen – York, Maine details

Classes canceled until further notice

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

May 8-9 – Mothers Day – Jessica Battilana
May 8-9 – Springtime Tarts – Gesine Bullock-Prado
Jun 5-6 – Croissants – James MacGuire
Jun 26-27 – Starters, Soakers and Scalds – Stanley Ginsberg
Jun 27 – Croissants – Ciril Hitz
Jun 28 – Sourdough – Ciril Hitz
Aug 7-8 – Sweet and Savory Summertime Pies – Lisa Ludwinski
Aug 7-8 – The Grain Exchange – Ciril Hitz
Aug 9 – Artisan Pastries – Ciril Hitz

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

Milk Street Kitchen – Boston MA – details

May 5 – Modern Country Cooking by Annemarie Ahearn

There are many cooking classes available.

The Resort at Paws Up – Greenough MT – details

May 22-25 – Smoke: New Firewood CookingTim Byres
Sep 24-27 – Pure Pork AwesomenessKevin Gillespie

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

Multiple dumpling, potsticker classes with Hsiao-Ching Chou

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

PCC Community Markets – Seattle WA area – details

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

Salt Water Farm – Lincolnville ME – details

May 12 – Catalan Cuisine
May 14 – Scandinavian Cuisine
May 16 – Wood Fired Pizzas, Antipasto and Bitters
May 27 – Leaning Less on Grains
May 28 – Middle Eastern Cuisine
May 30 – The Art of Hosting Brunch
Jun 2 – A Spring Feast
Jun 4 – Bread Baking
Jun 5 – Full Moon Cooking Class
Jun 6 – Modern Country Cooking
Jun 11 – Seafood Cookery
Jun 13 – A Feast in Honor of Julia Child
Jun 16 – Culinary Workshop
Jun 23 – The Accomplished Home Cook Workshop

Cooks of Crocus Hill – details

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

Classes with Robin Asbell 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.

Southern Season – details

Chapel Hill NC with Taste of Southern Season in Asheville NC, Raleigh NC and Charleston SC (all classes are at Chapel Hill)

Classes with Sheri CastleCaroline Bretherton, and Sandra Gutierrez. There are many classes available with instructors who have not written cookbooks.

Central Market – details

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

There are other classes with their own instructors.

Sarah Raven – details

Jun 14 – Cooking on the Fire with Gill Meller
Jun 17 – Falastin with Sami Tamimi & Tara Wigley

Sarah has many gardening related classes on her schedule. 

Loretta Liu

London – all classes are held at Oncafe

Macarons, dim sum and eclairs classes.

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

Aimee’s Perfect Bakes

No current events

Food photography and styling workshops

Olivia Wollenberg – details 

Livia’s Kitchen

No events currently scheduled 

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)

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 

No current events

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

Check for updates offering online classes.

Rizzoli Bookstore, New York NY details

Apr 23, 5:30pm – The Italian Table: Creating Festive Meals for Family and Friends – Elizabeth Minchilli – virtual event

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

No current events

Books are Magic, Brooklyn NY – details

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

Archestratus Books + Food, Brooklyn NY – details

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

Stir – Boston – details

Cookbook Series

There are other cooking classes not related to cookbooks.

Politics and Prose Bookstore – Washington DC – details

There are many other events not involving cookbook authors.

A Cappella Bookstore – Atlanta GA – details 

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

Read It & Eat – Chicago IL – details 

There are many classes scheduled by those who have not written cookbooks.

Omnivore Books – San Francisco CA – details

Events are to be rescheduled

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

Events to be rescheduled

Rakestraw Books – Danville CA – details 

No current events

Now Serving – Los Angeles CA – details

Zoom events are being scheduled, check for updates

Book Larder – Seattle WA – details

Events postponed

Powell’s – Portland, OR – details 

No current cookbook events.

Williams-Sonoma stores – details

Apr 30 – Jun 14th – Gaby Dalkin’s – What’s Gaby Cooking: Eat What You Want: 125+ Recipes for Real Life details

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

HGS Home Chef – Hillsdale NY – details

There are other cooking classes with chefs that do not have cookbooks.

Valley Variety Hudson NY – details

There are other classes with instructors that haven’t written cookbooks.

The Cookbook Co. Cooks – Alberta – details

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

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

Classes canceled

Deerholme Farm – details

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


May 13 – Vegan JapanEasy – Tim Anderson

There are other classes and events available.

Waterstones – details 

There are many author events not involving cookbooks.

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

Apr 30 – Bitter Honey – Letitia Clark – St. Andrews
May 1 – Bitter Honey – Letitia Clark – Edinburgh
May 14 – Giffords Circus Cookbook – Ols Halas – Bath
May 19 – Root Stem Leaf Flower – Gill Meller – St. Andrews
May 22 – The Roasting Tin Around the World – Rukmini Iyer – Edinburgh
Jun 10 – The Roasting Tin Around the World – Rukmini Iyer – Bath

The Portobello BookshopEdinburghdetails

There are other events not related to cookbook authors.

The British Library – London – detail 

May 16 – Food Corners of Africa
May 16 – Sharing Food, Sharing Stories
May 18 – The Philosophy of Gin with Jane Peyton
May 30 – Food Writing Study Day with Kate Young and others
May 30 – River Cottage – More Taste, Less Waste with Melissa Helmsley
May 30 – The Science of Food – Harold McGee

Books for Cooks – Melbourne, Australia – details

No current events

Scrumptious ReadsBrisbane, Australiadetails

May 21 – Cookbook Club – Mother’s Day Lunch – Breakfast: The Cookbook
Jul 25 – Christmas in July – Maggie’s Christmas
Sep 17 – Cookbook Club Dinner – Dishoom


Apr 30, 6:30pm – Julia Busuttil Nishimura – A Year of Simple Family Food – Carlton

Sydney Seafood School – Sydney, Australia – details

Apr 30, 6:30-9:30pm – Seafood Basics with Sydney Seafood School Cookbook
May 2, 11am-3pm – Alessandro Pavoni  – Ormeggio at the Spit
May 4, 6:30-9:30pm – Mark LaBrooy – Three Blue Ducks
May 9, 11am-3pm – Seafood Masterclass – Christine Manfield
May 16, 11am-2pm – Seafood Basics with Sydney Seafood School Cookbook

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

Accoutrement Cooking School – Sydney, Australia – details

May 5, 7pm – Regional Italian – Giovanni Pilu & Alessandro Pavoni 
May 20, 7pm – China Doll – Frank Shek
May 23, 10:30am – Pizza – Stefano Manfredi
May 25, 7pm – James Viles – Due North

There are other classes with chefs who have not yet written cookbooks. 

Cook the Books – Auckland, New Zealand – details

May 4 – Fresh Sri Lankan

Kogebogeriet – Denmarkdetails

No current events

Penguin Random House UK – The Happy Foodie 

No current contests