MY APPEARANCES & SIGNINGS

Go ahead, mark your calendars! Because seriously, I'd really love to meet you at any of the following events.

BTW, if you'd like to have me speak, do a book signing, participate in a panel discussion, lead a book club meeting, conduct a food demo, teach a cooking class, or judge a culinary competition, just click here.

UPCOMING

  • TBA

PAST

  • November 3, 2018 (Sat., 9:30am-4pm)​​     

Book sale/signing and appearance at the Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio 

  • November 25, 2017 (Sat., 10am-1pm)   

Small Business Saturday event sponsored by Cedar Lee SID 
 

  • November 13, 2017 (Mon., 6:30pm

Demo & book signing at Les Dames d'Escoffier meeting
 

  • October 12, 2017 (Thurs., 6:30-9:30pm)

Book launch & signing party at Barnes &  Noble Bookstore in Crocker Park, Westlake​

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  • June 20, 2015 (Sat., 2-5pm)

Leading a culinary tour group to Crop Bistro and Momocho with Cleveland Food Tours

 

  • March 23, 2015 (Mon., 10:45-11:30am)

Talk to culinary students at the inner-city Jane Addams High School

 

  • March 7, 2015 (Sat., 10am-1pm)

Honey Recipe Contest judging for the Tri-County Beekeepers Association at the OSU Shisler Center in Wooster, Ohio

 

  • February 12, 2015 (Thurs., 7:30pm)

Talk and book sale/signing at the Father's and Mother's Clubs social at Gilmour Academy

 

  • December 2, 2014 (Tues., 7-9pm)

Talk, demo, and book signing/sale at the Westlake Porter Library in Westlake, Ohio

 

  • October 18, 2014 (Sat., 9:30am-1pm)

Talk & book signing/sale at the 19th annual Womankind Hearts & Hands Luncheon at The Country Club in Pepper Pike, Ohio

 

  • April 15, 2014 (Tues., 11:30am)

Talk and book signing/sale at private luncheon of the Tuesday Study Group

 

  • February 23, 2014 (Sun., 2-4:30pm)

Keynote speaker and book signing/sale at the Eleanor Squire Library Tea of the Cleveland Botanical Garden

 

  • December 12, 2013 (Thurs., 1-2pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at a New Westsiders Club luncheon meeting at Westwood Country Club

 

  • December 10, 2013 (Tues., 6-8pm)

Book signing at Whole Foods on Chagrin Blvd. in Woodmere

 

  • December 7, 2013 (Sat., 2-4pm)

Book signing/sale at Williams-Sonoma in SouthPark Mall in Strongsville, Ohio
 

  • November 20, 2013 (Wed., 1-2pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Plymouth Church Lunch Club in Shaker Heights, Ohio

 

  • November 4, 2013 (Mon., 6:30-8pm)

Talk, demo, tasting, and book signing/sale at the Mentor Public Library

 

  • November 2, 2013 (Sat., 12-1:30pm)

Talk, demo, tasting, and book signing/sale at the Buckeye Library Food Fest of the Medina County District Library

 

  • September 28, 2013 (Sat., 11:30am)

Keynote speaker with book signing/sale at the "Celebrating Women" event at McGregor Senior Living

 

  • August 21, 2013 (Wed., 10am-12pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at a Western Reserve Herb Society meeting at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

 

  • August 9, 2013 (Fri., 1-2:30pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at a meeting of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association

 

  • July 25, 2013 (Thurs., 6:30-7:30pm)

Presentation, demo, and book signing/sale at Parmatown Mall

 

  • June 20, 2013 (Thurs., 7-8:30pm)

Talk, demo, tasting, and book signing/sale at Westlake Porter Library

 

  • May 18, 2013 (Sat., 2pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Independence Library

 

  • May 13, 2013 (Mon., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Parma-South Library

 

  • May 11, 2013 (Sat., 10am-4:30pm)

Book signing at the Ohioana Book Festival in Columbus, Ohio

 

  • May 9, 2013 (Thurs., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Lakewood Library

 

  • May 1, 2013 (Wed., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Strongsville Library

 

  • April 29, 2013 (Mon., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Berea Library

 

  • April 22, 2013 (Mon., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library

 

  • April 19, 2013 (Fri., 12-1:30pm)

Talk, food demo, and book signing/sale at the main Cleveland Public Library

 

  • April 18, 2013 (Thurs., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Bay Village Library

 

  • April 17, 2013 (Wed., 11am-2pm)

Judging a baking contest plus two class presentations to students, faculty, and parents during "Right to Read Week" at Independence High School

 

  • April 11, 2013 (Thurs., 6:30-8pm)

Demo at Step2 Toy Company's "Top Mommy Blogger Retreat" at Walden Inn in Aurora, Ohio

 

  • March 27, 2013 (Wed., 6-8:30pm)

Cooking class with Loretta Paganini plus Q&A session and book signing/sale at the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking in Chesterland, Ohio

 

  • March 21, 2013 (Thurs., 7-8pm)

Talk, book signing/sale, & dessert samples at Rocky River Library

 

  • March 20, 2013 (Wed., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Fairview Park Library

 

  • March 17, 2013 (Sun., 4:30-8pm)

Talk, cooking demo, and book signing at a private book club meeting

 

  • March 16, 2013 (Sat., 2-3:30pm)

Talk, food demo, and book signing/sale at   the Cleveland Public Library's West Park Branch

 

  • March 11, 2013 (Mon., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Brooklyn Library

 

  • March 9, 2013 (Sat., 2pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Mayfield Library

 

  • March 5, 2013 (Tues., 7pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Middleburg Heights Library

 

  • March 2, 2013 (Sat., 2pm)

Talk and book signing/sale at the Parma-Snow Library

 

  • January 13, 2013 (Sun., 11:30am)

TV appearance on WKYC Channel 3's "Golden Opportunities" show

 

  • January 10, 2013 (Thurs., 11:30am)

Panel speaker at Eastside Welcome Club meeting at Nighttown

 

  • December 21, 2012 (Fri., 12pm)

Radio broadcast interview on WKSU 89.7FM "Quick Bites" show with Vivian Goodman

 

  • December 15, 2012 (Sat., 1-3pm)

Book signing at Barnes & Noble Eton in Woodmere, Ohio

 

  • December 14, 2012 (Fri., 6-10pm)

Book signing/sale at Banyan Tree during Tremont's Art Walk in Cleveland, OH

 

  • December 12, 2012 (Thurs., 7-8:30pm)

Talk, book signing/sale, & dessert samples at Shaker Library in Shaker Heights, Ohio

 

  • December 8, 2012 (Sat., 10am-3pm)

Book signing/sale and demo with guest chef Carmella Fragassi (of La Campagna) at Gallucci's Import Store in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • December 3, 2012 (Mon., 7-8:30pm)

Cooking demo and book signing/sale at Hudson Library in Hudson, Ohio

 

  • December 1, 2012 (Sat., 11am-1pm)

Book signing and sale at the Western Reserve School of Cooking in Hudson, Ohio

 

  • December 1, 2012 (Sat., 2-5pm)

Book signing/sale during Winter Walk at Solari's in Rocky River, Ohio

 

  • November 26, 2012 (Mon., 6:30-9pm)

Private cooking class and book signing at Laurel Run Cooking School in Vermilion, Ohio

 

  • November 17, 2012 (Sat., 1-3pm)

Book signing/sale during Crocker Park's Christmas Lighting event at Marcell in Westlake, Ohio

 

  • November 16, 2012 (Fri., 11am-2pm)

Book signing at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at the Cleveland Clinic

 

  • November 15, 2012 (Thurs., 11am-2pm)

Book signing at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at the Cleveland Clinic

 

  • November 15, 2012 (Thurs., 6:30pm)

Dinner, talk, and book signing/sale during the Les Dames d'Escoffier meeting at La Campagna in Westlake, Ohio

 

  • November 14, 2012 (Wed., 6:30pm)

Talk, book signing, & dessert samples at the Mogadore Branch Library in Mogadore, Ohio -- near Akron

 

  • November 11, 2012 (Sun., 1:15-2pm)

Round-table discussion and food demo with guest chefs Zack Bruell (Parallax and L'Albatros) and Ben Bebenroth (of Spice Kitchen+Bar) at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 11, 2012 (Sun., 2pm)

Book signing at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 10, 2012 (Fri., 10:35-11:40am)

Judging of Sugardale's bacon cooking contest at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 10, 2012 (Sat., 2-2:45pm)

Round-table discussion and dessert demo with guest chefs Jonathan Bennett (of Moxie and Red) and Shawn Cline (of Blue Point Grille and Rosewood Grill) at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 10, 2012 (Sat. 2:45pm)

Book signing at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 9, 2012 (Fri., 2:45-3:30pm)

Round-table discussion and food demo with guest chefs Dante Boccuzzi (of Dante and Ginko) and Nolan Konkoski (of SOHO Kitchen & Bar) at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 9, 2012 (Fri., 3:30pm)

Book signing at the Fabulous Food Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • November 5, 2012 (Mon., 6pm)

Private dinner, talk, and book signing with featured guest chef Paul Courtwright at The Shoreby Club in Bratenahl, Ohio

 

  • November 3, 2012 (Sat., 9am-4pm)

Book signing and sale at the Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio

 

  • October 25, 2012 (Thurs., 4-7pm)

Book signing/sale during "TastIng Day" at The Olive and the Grape at Kamm's Corner in Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • October 24, 2012 (Wed., 6:30pm)

Dinner, talk, and book signing/sale with featured guest chef Carmella Fragassi at La Campagna in Westlake, Ohio

 

  • October 22, 2012 (Mon., 7-9pm)

Cooking class & book signing/sale at Solari in Rocky River, Ohio

 

  • October 20, 2012 (Sat., 12-5pm)

Book signing/sale, wine tasting, and cooking demo with guest chef Jim Perko (of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute) during the Wine & Beer Tasting Extravaganza at Rozi's Wine House in Lakewood, Ohio

 

  • October 19, 2012 (Fri., 7-9pm)

Talk, book signing/sale, & dessert sampling with Dante Restaurant's pastry chef at Visible Voice Books in Tremont

 

  • October 11, 2012 (Thurs., 7-10pm)

Book launch/signing party and food samples with guest chef Karen Small (of Flying Fig) at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Crocker Park in Westlake, Ohio

 

  • September 30, 2012 (Sun., 1-4pm)

Book signing/sale and food samples at the Foods of Fall Tasting Day at The Olive and the Grape in Mentor, Ohio