Joan Nathan


Joan Nathan is an award-winning cookbook author,  journalist and producer. She is the author of 10 cookbooks, including James Beard award-winning Jewish Cooking in America and James Beard award-winning The New Cooking in America. Her television show, “Jewish Cooking in America with Joan Nathan,” was nominated for the James Beard award for Best National Television Food Show. Her writing also appears in The New York Times, Food Arts Magazine and Tablet Magazine. Her most recent cookbook, Quiches, Kugels and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France (Knopf), which was named one of the 10 best cookbooks of 2010 by NPR, Food and Wine, and Bon Appétit magazines.  Nathan’s work in the culinary arts has earned her R.T. French Tastemaker Award, an induction to the James Beard Foundation’s Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage, and Silver Spoon Award from Food Arts magazine. Joan is considered to be one of the foremost experts on Jewish cuisine.