Cook’s Country

Celebrating Cooking In America

The mission of Cook’s Country is to seek out America’s best cooking ideas and create easy-to-follow recipes for bringing people together.

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  • Season 13 airs September 2020 - August 2021

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The PBS audience enjoys learning about food, cooking and culture. PBS viewers are:

 
25%

more likely to buy foods produced locally [1]

16%

more likely to spend on fine dining while on trips [1]

17%

more likely to prefer to cook with fresh ingredients [1]

36%

more likely to travel to Europe, 52% more likely to travel to Southeast Asia and 73% more likely to travel to Africa [2]

83%

more likely to fly first class domestically and 47% more likely to fly first class internationally [2]

45%

more likely to take 3+ vacations [1]

Meet the Cook’s Country Team

Julia Collin Davison
Julia Collin Davison is an executive editorial director for America’s Test Kitchen. She is also host of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country and is an original cast member of both shows, which are two of the highest-rated instructional cooking shows on television. Julia began working as a test cook for Cook’s Illustrated in 1999 and led recipe development for America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks for more than a decade.

Julia is a regular guest on The Dr. Oz Show, Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, and QVC and has appeared on Fox & Friends and Today. She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1996, received an Augie Award from the Culinary Institute of America, and was inducted into the prestigious Disciples d’Escoffier Culinary Society in 2018.

Bridget Lancaster

Bridget Lancaster is an executive editorial director for America’s Test Kitchen. She’s known to millions of fans as a host of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country, which both air on public television. Bridget is also host and producer of Proof, a new podcast from America’s Test Kitchen. She began working as a test cook for Cook’s Illustrated in 1998; she was also part of the launch team for Cook’s Country magazine and led the magazine’s recipe development.

Bridget is the lead instructor for America’s Test Kitchen Cooking School and has created hundreds of instructional videos. In her earlier career she cooked in restaurant kitchens in the South and the Northeast, concentrating on pastry. She was inducted into the prestigious Disciples d’Escoffier Culinary Society in 2018.
Jack Bishop
Jack Bishop is the chief creative officer of America’s Test Kitchen. He was part of the original team that started America’s Test Kitchen, beginning with the launch of Cook’s Illustrated in 1993. Jack directed the launch of Cook’s Country magazine in 2005 and the building of the company’s book publishing division. He is the tasting lab expert on America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country.

Jack leads the creative teams working on the company’s television shows, podcasts, videos, magazines, books, and online cooking school. Jack is the author of several cookbooks, including Vegetables Every Day and The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook.

Elle Simone

Elle Simone is Executive Editor/Inclusion Leader at America’s Test Kitchen. She is also a food stylist for Cook’s Country, an on-screen test cook for America’s Test Kitchen, and host of an upcoming podcast. Elle creates media content for both ATK television segments and ATK Social Media. She also works to boost ATK’s diversity efforts and promote a culture of inclusion with a specific focus on recruiting, mentorship, and retention. As the founder of SheChef, Inc., a professional networking organization and social enterprise, Elle provides mentoring to women chefs of color pursuing culinary arts as a career.

With her creative eye for telling a story with food and her unique contribution to the dialogue surrounding women in business, Elle has appeared on Food Network, Food Network Magazine, The Cooking Channel, The Katie Couric Show, CBS Corporation, ABC’s The Chew, and Bravo’s Chef Roble and Co. Elle has been featured in stories in the Boston Globe, Forbes, Eater and on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and National Public Radio.

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DISCLAIMER | Program titles, broadcast dates and talent subject to change at any time.
Sources: 1. Nielsen NTI NPowerPrimetime 4Q17-1Q18 Ntile Segment 1 & MRI Fusion: P18+; 2. Nielsen NPOWER NTI, Live +7, GfK MRI 2017 Doublebase.