Our clients come to us for a variety of reasons. Some want to produce books as gifts to mark an anniversary, while others want to use their book as a marketing tool, or to raise funds for their charity.
Some clients use the book to enhance their existing offering, using it within gift bundles for their customers or making it available in their restaurants as an additional purchase. One of our most recent titles, Chefs at Home, was a Times bestseller.
70 wonderful recipes, alongside profiles of Great British ingredients and diplomatic stories, to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Celebrated fish restauranteur and cookery book writer Mitch Tonks and his award winning Rockfish group of South West fish restaurants asked to us produce a Rockfish book for sale through their ten restaurants and help promote the brand at a time of expansion and roll out. Filled with wonderful recipes form Mitch accompanied by glorious photography from Chris Terry, Rockfish: The Cookbook is a celebration of one of the most exciting and innovative restaurant brands in the UK.
As the UK and the world went into Lockdown the hospitality industry began to haemorrhage revenue and staff. Jon Croft Editions joined forces with the hospitality industry charity Hospitality Action to publish a collection of Lockdown recipes from 50 of the leading chefs in the UK. The resulting book, Chefs at Home, has raised many tens of thousand of pounds for the charity and became a Sunday Times bestseller on publication in April 2021.
Joe and Patrick Munns, founders of Baked In, were looking to expand their reach and visibility to generate increased sales of their brilliant home baking kits and so approached Jon Croft Editions to produce a perfectly formed and irresistible baking book to sell through their website and social media channels. The Baking Club was published in October 2020 and has enjoyed many reprints and continues to sell strongly to adoring Baking Club fans.
In 2012 Stas Anastasiades, the Operations Director of the award winning Milsom group of restaurants, approached Jon Croft to discuss publishing a cookery book to feature recipes from their award winning chefs to be sold through the group. Recreate was the result and is a stunning celebration of the culinary flare of the long established and beloved Milsom restaurants.
Antione de Saint-Affrique, the President of Unilever Foods, commissioned Jon Croft Editions to produce a book of recipes and stories from around the world to celebrate Unilever’s passion for supporting smallholder farmers across the globe and to highlight their place at the very centre of sustainable development. The book was ambitious in size and scope and was published to coincide with a conference in London of all Unilever’s international food divisions and was gifted to all staff at the opening ceremony, A Passion for Food contains a foreword from Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, World Food Programme.
The Iceland supermarket chain wanted to celebrate 45 years of successful trading by publishing a book of 45 easy and delicious recipes with all proceeds going to their preferred charity, The Children’s Food Trust. Great British Bake Off finalist Holly Bell wrote the recipes and the book was sold primarily through Iceland stores across the UK.