Barbara Scott-Goodman

About Barbara
Barbara Scott-Goodman is an author and food writer, art director and designer of cookbooks, websites, and magazines. In addition she works as an editorial and design consultant for cookbooks, videos, and various self-publishing projects.
Writing articles on food and cooking for various magazines and websites.
Recipe development, testing, writing, proofreading and line editing.
Creating book proposals, including writing, design, market research, and sales data.

Art Direction and Design 
Creating initial design and typography concepts for cookbook interiors. 
Creating cover concepts. 
Executing final book interiors and covers. 
Reviewing and buying photography and illustration for cookbooks. Reviewing and hiring food stylists, prop stylists, and location scouts for photo shoots. 
Organizing and supervising photo shoots, working closely with photographers, food stylists, prop stylists, location scouts, studio managers, and assistants. 
Overseeing costs and budgets of shoots.
Creating catalog and sales materials for marketing departments. 
Reviewing proofs for color and all aspects of production.

CAKE, by Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman, Penguin Press (2018)
Delicious Dessert Cocktails, Bluestreak Books (2018)
Brooklyn Bar Bites, Rizzoli New York (2016)
Happy Hour at Home, Running Press (2013)
Wine Bites, Chronicle Books (2011)
Eat Greens, with Liz Trovato, Running Press (2011)
The Vineyard Cookbook, Welcome Books (2009)
The Ski Country Cookbook, Chronicle Books (2008)
House Beautiful Welcome to the Table, Hearst Books (2006)
The Diabetes Menu Cookbook, Wiley & Sons (2006)
Sensational Salads, Stewart, Tabori & Chang (2005)
The Beach House Cookbook, Chronicle Books (2005)
The Garden Entertaining Cookbook, Chronicle Books (2001)
Picnics, Chronicle Books (1999)
Sunday Dinner, Chronicle Books (1998)
Autumn Nights, Winter Mornings, Chronicle Books (1995)
Spring Evenings, Summer Afternoons, Chronicle Books (1994)

Editorial and Design Consultant 
Editorial and design direction and production work on cookbooks working with both traditional publishers and self-publishing.

Clients include:  
Vegan Holiday Cooking, by Joy Pierson, Ten Speed Press (2014)
The Barking Crab Restaurant Cookbook, by Scott Garvey (2015) 
Tate’s Bake Shop Baking For Friends Cookbook, by Kathleen King (2012) 
Candle 79 Cookbook, by Joy Pierson, Ten Speed Press (2011) 
Frying Pans West (packaged with DVD from original PBS series), by Sam Arnold, Fur Trade Press (2011)
Shinin’ Times at the Fort Cookbook, by Holly Arnold Kinney, Fur Trade Press (2010)
The Candle Cafe Cookbook, by Joy Pierson and Bart Potenza, Clarkson Potter (2003) 

Additional Books
Barbara’s recipes have also appeared in The Big Book of Sides; Bon Appetit’s Fast, Easy, Fresh; Bon Appetit’s A Year of Celebrations; Soup’s On; The Best American Recipes; Smith & Hawken’s Garden Community Cookbook; The New York Cookbook.

Promotion and Publicity
Her books have been reviewed and featured in People, Bon Appetit, Coastal Living, Cook’s, House Beautiful, Country Living, Country Home, Traditional Home and Shape magazines; The New York Times, Washington Post, New York Daily News, Newsday, East Hampton Star and numerous regional newspapers. Her books have also been reviewed and featured and she has appeared on Martha Stewart Living Sirius FM Radio, NPR, and many other radio shows.Her books and her author profile appear on and

Videos, Websites, and Magazines: Writing, Content, and Design

Videos and Websites Videos of recipes featured on health and wellness website. Recipes featured on cookbook authors’ recipe website. Recipes featured on food and crafts website. Recipes featured on cooking and entertainment website. Feature articles, recipes, and menus for restaurant industry and chef-driven website.
Healthy Feature articles on healthy cooking and ingredients.
Consider Bardwell Farm: Website Design
Liz Thorpe: The Cheese Chronicles Website Design

Bon Appetit: Feature article, recipes and podcast on vacation cooking.
Coastal Living: Feature article on summer cooking and entertaining.
Remedy and Diabetes Focus: Feature articles and recipes on healthy cooking and eating for health-oriented lifestyle quarterly magazines.
Tables: Feature articles, recipes and menus for restaurant and food magazine published quarterly by American Express.

James Beard Award Nominee 2007: The Diabetes Menu Cookbook, Author, Art Director and Designer
James Beard Award Winner 1998: The AMA Family Health Cookbook, Designer

Computer Skills   
InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Word

School of Visual Arts, Media Arts Department
Rochester Institute of Technology, Graphic Design Department