Meet the Authors

Welcome to Claire's

Drop by the Globe Pequot Press table at the Tasting Pavilion in the Grand Ballroom of the Biltmore to meet these authors. They will be selling and signing copies of their books.

Claire Criscuolo, Welcome to Claire’s

1-2 P.M.

More than 350 delectable recipes from New Haven’s beloved landmark vegetarian restaurant, Claire’s Corner Copia.

Claire Criscuolo cofounded Claire’s Corner Copia, a New Haven, Connecticut, landmark vegetarian restaurant, in 1975 with her husband, Frank Criscuolo. A certified culinary professional, Claire is also a registered nurse and the author of three cookbooks, including Claire’s Corner Copia Cookbook, Claire’s Italian Feast, and Claire’s Classic American Vegetarian Cooking. She has been featured in Vegetarian Life, Vegetarian Times and Bon Appetit, as well as the Food Network and numerous other TV and radio stations across America. Visit her at

John F. Carafoli, Cape Cod Chef’s Table

2-3 P.M.

Celebrating Cape Cod's best restaurants, chefs, and food with recipes and photographs.

John F. Carafoli is an internationally known food stylist, consultant, and food writer. He wrote the seminal book Food Photography and Styling and two children’s cookbooks, Look Who’s Cooking and The Cookie Cookbook. He has been published in the New York Times and Gastronomica. He presented papers at the prestigious Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery in England and organized the biannual International Conference on Food Styling and Photography at Boston University. He has written a quarterly feature “In Carafoli’s Kitchen” for the magazine Edible Cape Cod, and won an Eddy award for the best use of recipes in an article. Carafoli has also been featured on the Food Network and NPR.

Published September 13th, 2013