Tucson Festival of Books

Amy Thielen

Amy Thielen is a two-time James Beard Award-winning writer and cookbook author. Her books include "The New Midwestern Table," the memoir "Give a Girl a Knife" and most recently, "Company: The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others." Previously, Thielen was the host of the James Beard-nominated TV show "Heartland Table" on Food Network and a contributing editor at Saveur. She lives in the woods in northern Minnesota with her husband, visual artist Aaron Spangler, their son, Hank and their adopted livestock guardian dog, Hilly.

Awards: James Beard Award

Scheduled events:
The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others
Learn to cook for company without fuss or muss as acclaimed cookbook author Amy Thielen teaches you to throw dinner parties that are less formal and more frequent, with a huge helping of fun. Amy will provide tips for shopping, prepping and cooking for a crowd. Alongside helpful tips and tricks, you'll watch as Amy prepares a handful of elegant-yet-casual dishes worthy of your next get together. Let's raise a toast to company!

Culinary Stage (Seats 265)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Amy Thielen
Moderator: Bryan Hill

The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others
National Geographic Books
April 2023
ISBN 9781324001508
400 pages

The New Midwestern Table
200 Heartland Recipes: A Cookbook
Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
September 2013
ISBN 9780307954879
400 pages