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Martha Foose

Former Executive Chef of the Viking Cooking School & Author of "A Southerly Course"

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 Martha Foose Biography

Chef Foose is the former Executive Chef of the Viking Cooking School where she oversaw the development of recipes and menus taught to over 67,000 students who attend the school annually. Chef Foose is also owner of the Mockingbird Bakery in Greenwood, an artisan bakery specializing in unique breads, pastries and gourmet cuisine

Martha Hall Foose is the James Beard Award–winning author of the bestselling cookbooks Screen Doors & Sweet Tea and A Southerly Course. The former executive chef of the Viking Cooking School, Martha was a food stylist for the movie The Help, based on the bestselling novel of the same name.

Mississippi native Martha Hall Foose began her cooking career as a pastry chef at the renowned La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles. After studying at Ecole lNotre in Plaisir, France she returned to Mississippi and founded Bottletree Bakery in Oxford, Mississippi.

Marthas varied culinary career also includes a stint as a cookbook writer and editor for The Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis. After having cooked from Austin to Aspen and Burlington to Paris, Martha decided, theres no place like home and returned to the Mississippi Delta where she lives with her husband Donald and their baby Joe in Greenwood.

Martha has been on the opening team of The Alluvian hotel and Giardinas restaurant. She and her husband Donald own and operate The Mockingbird Bakery in downtown Greenwood. This artisan bakery specializes in unique breads, pastries and gourmet cuisine.

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A Southerly Course: Recipes and Stories from Close to Home

A Southerly Course: Recipes and Stories from Close to Home

Screen Doors and Sweet Tea: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook

Screen Doors and Sweet Tea: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook

Speaking Topics
  • Heirloom Recipes

    Martha will guide home cooks in collecting and writing their family cookbook. Martha shares tips and instructs how to collect the recipes and stories that need to be passed down.

  • Traveling Foodways Close to Home

    Martha shares her stories and recipes from the deep South. For years Martha has traveled about the Southern U.S. collecting stories and recipes. Here she shares the funny and touching tales of her beloved homeland.

  • Telling Stories Around the Table

    Martha explores the long held tradition of Southern storytelling and the relation of food and fiction in the American South.

  • How to be a Great Food Stylist

  • Quick, Simple Recipes for Southern Cuisine

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  • HOW TO BOOK Martha Foose?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Martha Foose 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 Martha Foose, 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 Martha Foose or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Martha Foose?

    Booking fees for Martha Foose, 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 Martha Foose, 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 Martha Foose?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Martha Foose 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 Martha Foose for your next private or corporate function.
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    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 Martha Foose or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Martha Foose 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.
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Martha Foose

Former Executive Chef of the Viking Cooking School & Author of "A Southerly Course"

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Martha Foose Biography

Chef Foose is the former Executive Chef of the Viking Cooking School where she oversaw the development of recipes and menus taught to over 67,000 students who attend the school annually. Chef Foose is also owner of the Mockingbird Bakery in Greenwood, an artisan bakery specializing in unique breads, pastries and gourmet cuisine

Martha Hall Foose is the James Beard Award–winning author of the bestselling cookbooks Screen Doors & Sweet Tea and A Southerly Course. The former executive chef of the Viking Cooking School, Martha was a food stylist for the movie The Help, based on the bestselling novel of the same name.

Mississippi native Martha Hall Foose began her cooking career as a pastry chef at the renowned La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles. After studying at Ecole lNotre in Plaisir, France she returned to Mississippi and founded Bottletree Bakery in Oxford, Mississippi.

Marthas varied culinary career also includes a stint as a cookbook writer and editor for The Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis. After having cooked from Austin to Aspen and Burlington to Paris, Martha decided, theres no place like home and returned to the Mississippi Delta where she lives with her husband Donald and their baby Joe in Greenwood.

Martha has been on the opening team of The Alluvian hotel and Giardinas restaurant. She and her husband Donald own and operate The Mockingbird Bakery in downtown Greenwood. This artisan bakery specializes in unique breads, pastries and gourmet cuisine.

Martha Foose Videos

  • Greenwood | Palate to Palette
  • A Mississippi Palate-- St. John & Foose in the kitchen
    Martha Foose cooks blueberry cobbler and prepares a blueberry jelly roll for Robert St. John

Martha Foose Books

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Martha Foose Speaking Topics

  • Heirloom Recipes

    Martha will guide home cooks in collecting and writing their family cookbook. Martha shares tips and instructs how to collect the recipes and stories that need to be passed down.

  • Traveling Foodways Close to Home

    Martha shares her stories and recipes from the deep South. For years Martha has traveled about the Southern U.S. collecting stories and recipes. Here she shares the funny and touching tales of her beloved homeland.

  • Telling Stories Around the Table

    Martha explores the long held tradition of Southern storytelling and the relation of food and fiction in the American South.

  • How to be a Great Food Stylist

  • Quick, Simple Recipes for Southern Cuisine

FAQs on booking Martha Foose

  • How to book Martha Foose?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Martha Foose 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 Martha Foose, 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 Martha Foose or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Martha Foose?

    Booking fees for Martha Foose, 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 Martha Foose, 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 Martha Foose?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Martha Foose 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 Martha Foose 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 Martha Foose or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Martha Foose 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.

Martha Foose is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Martha Foose for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Martha Foose generally travels from Holmes County, MS, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Cascone, Kristen Kish, Vivian Howard, Alice Waters and Jody Adams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Martha Foose for an upcoming event.

Martha Foose Speaker Videos

  • Greenwood | Palate to Palette
    A Mississippi Palate-- St. John & Foose in the kitchen
    Martha Foose cooks blueberry cobbler and prepares a blueberry jelly roll for Robert St. John

Martha Foose Speaking Topics

  • Heirloom Recipes

    Martha will guide home cooks in collecting and writing their family cookbook. Martha shares tips and instructs how to collect the recipes and stories that need to be passed down.

  • Traveling Foodways Close to Home

    Martha shares her stories and recipes from the deep South. For years Martha has traveled about the Southern U.S. collecting stories and recipes. Here she shares the funny and touching tales of her beloved homeland.

  • Telling Stories Around the Table

    Martha explores the long held tradition of Southern storytelling and the relation of food and fiction in the American South.

  • How to be a Great Food Stylist

  • Quick, Simple Recipes for Southern Cuisine

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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