BRIGIT BINNS

Brigit Binns Event
Event date: 
Friday, March 8, 2024 - 6:30pm
Featured Book: 
Rottenkid: A Succulent Story of Survival


HEALDSBURG --

 

Copperfield’s Books is thrilled to welcome Brigit Binns to Thumbprint Cellars in celebration of her upcoming memoir - Rottenkid: A Succulent Story of Survival 

Discussion followed by a QA session and book signing.  

Registration required due to limited seating.

Get a free pour from one of Thumbprint's delicious wines with purchase of the book. Additional glasses of wine will be for sale all evening.

A memoir sauteed in Hollywood stories, world travel, and always, the need to belong

Prolific cookbook author Brigit Binns’ coming-of-age memoir—co-starring her alcoholic actor father Edward Binns and glamorous but viciously smart narcissistic mother—reveals how simultaneous privilege and profound neglect lead Brigit to seek comfort in the kitchen, eventually allowing her to find some sense of self-worth.

In the old Hollywood of her childhood, Brigit seems to live in an elite world. But when her parents eventually divorce—her father flees and her mother sends her off to boarding school so she can more easily conduct her decades-long romance with a married California governor—Brigit racks up seven schools and a host of bad decisions before the age of 16.

Marriage to an Englishman takes her across the pond and to professional cooking school. But when that life comes crashing down, she returns heartbroken and alone to Los Angeles eighteen years after vowing never to return. Here she thrives, cold pitching herself to top chefs as co-author for their cookbooks. Peppered with humor and seasoned with optimism, Brigit’s story is an entertaining tribute to female resilience.

About the Author:

A prolific cookbook author, Brigit Binn's cookbooks have sold over 100,000 copies. The recently released Eating up the West Coast was her 29th, but she’s also helped some of the U.S.’s most respected chefs, like New York’s Michael Psilakis and Los Angeles’ Joachim Splichal, turn their cookbook dreams into reality. Brigit and her dishes have been featured many times on The Today Show. A graduate of England’s Tante Marie cooking school, she ran a catering company in Spain, and served as editor of the Costa del Sol’s English-language magazine before returning home to California. She now lives full-time in California’s Central Coast wine country with her dog and fabulous husband, Casey (aka the Wine Spectator-award-winning Paso Wine Man). 

Event Location: 
Thumbprint Cellars - Healdsburg
102 Matheson St
Healdsburg, Ca 95448
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Published: Sibylline Press - March 5th, 2024

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