How to Write a Cookbook: An Immersive (Now Virtual!) Workshop

Current available dates:

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

For more information or to register, email Sara@LisaEkus.com.

 

WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR?

  • Aspiring authors
  • Food bloggers
  • Social media influencers
  • Chefs and/or restaurant owners
  • Food writers
  • Self-published authors
  • Culinary historians
  • Herbalists
  • Mixologists
  • Dieticians
  • Brand ambassadors
  • Amateur home cooks
  • Corporate and private chefs
  • Food activists

What book categories are covered? 

  • General cooking and baking
  • Health and wellness
  • Diets, trends, nutrition
  • Special diets and food allergies
  • Niche and single subject
  • Appliances and branded books
  • Restaurants
  • Hospitality
  • Cooking with kids
  • Liquor, wine, and cocktails
  • And more!

 

WHERE IS THE WORKSHOP?

Due to the pandemic, we have decided to make the workshop virtual! It will now take place via Zoom on the scheduled date.

 

WHAT IS THE COST?

$499 for a six-hour workshop, with a one-hour break in the middle. EARLY BIRD PRICES: $425 if registered by Sept. 15 for the November workshop.  To reserve your spot, $100 deposit is required upon booking. Remaining balance due no later than 7 days by mail prior to the event. No refunds if cancelled 14 days or less prior to event. All checks can be made payable to The Lisa Ekus Group, LLC or payment accepted via PayPal.


WHAT PREVIOUS WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS HAD TO SAY:

“An educational, top-down, thorough workshop of the ins-and-outs of the cookbook publishing world. Seasoned professionals in the industry who know what they are talking about!” – McKenzie Ellis, of Low Salt Kitchen

“I was amazed at how much I didn’t know about writing a cookbook. This was an excellent first step for anyone, from those considering to those with a solid concept.” – Jessica Formicola, of Savory Experiments

“[Lisa and Sally] present a fundamental insight into the world of publishing, with honesty and humor. They also cover the finer points of pitching, publicity, design, and team building, in a clear and concise way. As a food blogger with the goal of publishing a cookbook, this seminar is an excellent introduction, and the Lisa Ekus Group is the perfect place to start down this path!” – Jessie-Sierra Ross, of Straight to the Hips Baby

 


OPTION TO ADD VIRTUAL MEDIA SKILLS SEMINAR

Developed from Lisa’s nationally recognized media training program, this 3-hour intensive is an optional add on to any workshop. It will take place the morning after the full day workshop on Monday. It covers:

  • The ideal spokesperson
  • Honing messages
  • Effective communication
  • Media toolkits
  • How to control an interview
  • Basic tenets of good interviews
  • Different types of media (television, radio, podcasts, social media, print)
  • Classes and live appearances
  • Choosing recipes for demonstration
  • Prep list essentials
  • One 5-minute mock interview per attendee

Cost of seminar an additional $200.

 

 

For more information or to register, email Sara@LisaEkus.com.