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Joan Nathan

Expert in Jewish American Cuisine; James Beard Awardee; Author of "Jewish Cooking in America"

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 Joan Nathan Biography

In 1994 Nathan published the much-acclaimed Jewish Cooking in America, which won both the James Beard Award and the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award; as well as An American Folklife Cookbook, which received the R.T. French Tastemaker Award in 1985. She most recently wrote "The New American Cooking" which also won the James Beard and IACP Awards as best American cookbook published in 2005. Her other books include "Foods of Israel Today," "Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook," "The Jewish Holiday Baker," "The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen," "The Jewish Holiday Kitchen," and "The Flavor of Jerusalem."

In 2004 she was the Guest Curator of Food Culture USA, the 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, based on the research for her book, "The New American Cooking." Ms. Nathan's PBS television series, "Jewish Cooking in America with Joan Nathan," was nominated in 2000 for the James Beard Award for Best National Television Food Show. She was also senior producer of "Passover: Traditions of Freedom," an award-winning documentary sponsored by Maryland Public Television. Ms. Nathan has appeared as a guest on numerous radio and television programs including the Today show, Good Morning, America, The Martha Stewart Show and National Public Radio.

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Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France

Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France

The New American Cooking

The New American Cooking

Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook

Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook

The Foods of Israel Today

The Foods of Israel Today

The Jewish Holiday Baker

The Jewish Holiday Baker

Jewish Cooking in America: Expanded Edition (Knopf Cooks American)

Jewish Cooking in America: Expanded Edition (Knopf Cooks American)

Speaking Topics
  • Food of the Jews in France

    In this lecture, Joan shares her unique historical understanding of the long history of the Jews of France as well as colorful stories about cooking and eating with Jewish families in their homes as she prepared to write her most recent book, Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France.

  • Foods of the Holy Land

    Since she first lived in Israel in the 1970's, Joan has loved Israeli food. In this lecture, she will introduce audiences to the history of cooking in the land of Israel as well as tell the human stories behind dishes both biblical and modern in Israel today and how they have changed over the years to reflect the current social, political, and environmental landscape.

  • Jewish Cooking in America

    In this lecture, Joan walks us through the evolution of Jewish cooking in America and how it developed along with the country: how Jews affected American cooking and how American cooking affected the Jewish immigrants. Audiences will learn about such things as the first mechanized matzo machine, the introduction of canned pineapple to kugel, and the origin of the kosher delis, and why Crisco said that Jews had waited 4,000 years for their product.

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Joan Nathan

Expert in Jewish American Cuisine; James Beard Awardee; Author of "Jewish Cooking in America"

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Joan Nathan Biography

In 1994 Nathan published the much-acclaimed Jewish Cooking in America, which won both the James Beard Award and the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award; as well as An American Folklife Cookbook, which received the R.T. French Tastemaker Award in 1985. She most recently wrote "The New American Cooking" which also won the James Beard and IACP Awards as best American cookbook published in 2005. Her other books include "Foods of Israel Today," "Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook," "The Jewish Holiday Baker," "The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen," "The Jewish Holiday Kitchen," and "The Flavor of Jerusalem."

In 2004 she was the Guest Curator of Food Culture USA, the 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, based on the research for her book, "The New American Cooking." Ms. Nathan's PBS television series, "Jewish Cooking in America with Joan Nathan," was nominated in 2000 for the James Beard Award for Best National Television Food Show. She was also senior producer of "Passover: Traditions of Freedom," an award-winning documentary sponsored by Maryland Public Television. Ms. Nathan has appeared as a guest on numerous radio and television programs including the Today show, Good Morning, America, The Martha Stewart Show and National Public Radio.

Joan Nathan Videos

  • Joan Nathan's Chosen Food: The Ultimate Sufganiyot - YouTube

Joan Nathan Books

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Joan Nathan Speaking Topics

  • Food of the Jews in France

    In this lecture, Joan shares her unique historical understanding of the long history of the Jews of France as well as colorful stories about cooking and eating with Jewish families in their homes as she prepared to write her most recent book, Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France.

  • Foods of the Holy Land

    Since she first lived in Israel in the 1970's, Joan has loved Israeli food. In this lecture, she will introduce audiences to the history of cooking in the land of Israel as well as tell the human stories behind dishes both biblical and modern in Israel today and how they have changed over the years to reflect the current social, political, and environmental landscape.

  • Jewish Cooking in America

    In this lecture, Joan walks us through the evolution of Jewish cooking in America and how it developed along with the country: how Jews affected American cooking and how American cooking affected the Jewish immigrants. Audiences will learn about such things as the first mechanized matzo machine, the introduction of canned pineapple to kugel, and the origin of the kosher delis, and why Crisco said that Jews had waited 4,000 years for their product.

FAQs on booking Joan Nathan

  • How to book Joan Nathan?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Joan Nathan for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Joan Nathan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Joan Nathan or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Joan Nathan?

    Booking fees for Joan Nathan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Joan Nathan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Joan Nathan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Joan Nathan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Joan Nathan for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Joan Nathan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Joan Nathan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Joan Nathan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Joan Nathan for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Joan Nathan generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Alice Waters, Martha Foose, Susie Fishbein, John Prendergast and Duff Goldman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Joan Nathan for an upcoming event.

Joan Nathan Speaker Videos

  • Joan Nathan's Chosen Food: The Ultimate Sufganiyot - YouTube

Joan Nathan Speaking Topics

  • Food of the Jews in France

    In this lecture, Joan shares her unique historical understanding of the long history of the Jews of France as well as colorful stories about cooking and eating with Jewish families in their homes as she prepared to write her most recent book, Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France.

  • Foods of the Holy Land

    Since she first lived in Israel in the 1970's, Joan has loved Israeli food. In this lecture, she will introduce audiences to the history of cooking in the land of Israel as well as tell the human stories behind dishes both biblical and modern in Israel today and how they have changed over the years to reflect the current social, political, and environmental landscape.

  • Jewish Cooking in America

    In this lecture, Joan walks us through the evolution of Jewish cooking in America and how it developed along with the country: how Jews affected American cooking and how American cooking affected the Jewish immigrants. Audiences will learn about such things as the first mechanized matzo machine, the introduction of canned pineapple to kugel, and the origin of the kosher delis, and why Crisco said that Jews had waited 4,000 years for their product.

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