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Cooks & Books Festival with Cherry Bombe

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm | Sunday November 06, 2022
  • Demo Kitchen | Ace Hotel Brooklyn

A weekend-long festival, a celebration of all things cookbooks, featuring over 25+ top chefs.


Our femme-forward foodie friends at Cherry Bombe come through with their second Cooks & Books festival: a weekend-long wonderland of demos, talks and panels from the coolest cookbook authors, food memoirists and foodie-readers in the game. Pick your favorite event:


Saturday, November 5
10 to 10:50 a.m. Panel: A Celebration of the Wok With Grace Young, Amelie Kang & Sarah and Kaitlin Leung, moderated by Hetty McKinnon
11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Author Talk & Demo: Odette Williams of Simple Pasta
12 to 12:50 p.m. Conversation: Ruth Reichl with Via Carota’s Rita Sodi and Jody Williams
1:30 to 2:20 p.m. Conversation: The Legacy of Edna Lewis With Nina Williams-Mbengue & Adrienne Cheatham
3 to 3:50 p.m. Conversation: Claudia Fleming & Claire Saffitz
4:30 to 6 p.m. Celebrate The New Issue of Cherry Bombe with Erin French of The Lost Kitchen


Sunday, November 6

10 to 10:50 a.m. Author Talk & Demo: Aleksandra Crapanzano of Gâteau

11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. The Big Brunch Panel with Sohla El-Waylly, Will Guidara & Friends

12 to 12:50 p.m. Author Talk: Andrea Pons of Mamacita With Fany Gerson of Fan-Fan Doughnuts
1:30 to 2:20 p.m. Panel: The Art of Entertaining (In The Year 2022!) With Athena Calderone, Amber Mayfield & Mariana Velásquez, moderated by Marcy Blum
3 to 3:50 p.m. Author Talk: Tanya Holland of California Soul With Bon Appétit’s Editor in Chief Dawn Davis
4:30 to 6 p.m. Panel: New Wave Bakers 2.0 With Jessie Sheehan & Madeline Bach, Lucie Franc de Ferriere, Aimee France & Jenneh Kaikai

Cookbook Tasting at As You Are

Our friends at Cherry Bombe have curated a delightful weekend featuring many tasty cookbooks. They’ve also collaborated with our chefs at As You Are to showcase a few dishes in a special prix fixe menu for you. Indulge in a three-course dinner with recipes from the newly released cookbooks of Tanya Holland (California Soul), Odette Williams (Simple Pasta), Andrea Pons (Mamacita) and Mariana Velásquez (Colombiana). Make a dinner reservation here from Nov 5-7. Make a dinner reservation here from Nov 4-6.


Want the works?

We’ve cooked up a weekend sleepover package with Cherry Bombe, that includes 2 exclusive all-access passes, tote bags, copies of the magazine and a $40 bakery credit to As You Are – book here.

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