Cookbook Writing with Dianne Jacob

Sun | Nov 03, 2019 | 1–4P

Teacher Dianne Jacob

Cookbooks can be big sellers. Publishers still push out hundreds each year, with widely ranging subject matter and innovative, eye-catching designs. Whether you’re a food lover who lives to entertain, a food blogger hankering for a book deal, or a writer passionate about cooking, creating a cookbook can be satisfying and fun.
Cookbook writing coach and co-author Dianne Jacob will teach you how to establish a sellable idea, how to write and test a recipe that works, and what goes into writing a proposal for agents and editors. She’ll also cover self publishing.
class notes:
This class includes a light snack, along with afternoon tea, coffee and wine.

$125 Per Person

Duration: 3 hours


Ten Great Ideas for a Cookbook

Contents of a Complete Book Proposal

Cookbook Structures

How to Think about Your Book Title

Refund Policy

If you cannot attend a class you’ve purchased email us at and we’ll be happy to issue you a credit for a future class. If your cancellation occurs within 72 hours before a class begins we are not be able to issue you a credit as we will have already purchased ingredients for that class. However, you can give your spot to someone else. Please email us at to let us know who will attend in your place.

About the teacher

Dianne Jacob

Dianne Jacob is the author of the multiple award-winning book, Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes and More. She also co-wrote two cookbooks with chef Craig Priebe: Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas, and The United States of Pizza. A writing coach who specializes in food, she teaches around the world at conferences and workshops. She also judges books for the prestigious James Beard Foundation awards.
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