Janet A. Zimmerman

Janet A. Zimmerman is an award-winning food writer and cooking instructor based in Atlanta, Georgia.


With more than 15 years of experience teaching culinary classes and writing about food, Janet has written for Martha Stewart Living, NPR's Kitchen Window and The Daily Gullet (the online literary magazine of the Society for Culinary Arts & Letters). She has also written several short e-books. Two of her pieces have appeared in the annual anthology Best Food Writing, one in 2008 and one in 2010. In 2010, her article on the evolution of lime cordial, "Any Other Name," won the Bert Greene Journalism Award for "Culinary Writing about Beer, Wine and/or Spirits" from the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Her culinary class subjects range from cocktail parties to candy, but she and her partner specialize in cooking for one or two, with Date Night classes being among their most popular.

Janet is a senior manager and board member for The Society of Culinary Arts and Letters, a non-profit organization dedicated to culinary education.

She also cooks for two most nights of the week.

Janet A. Zimmerman

Welcome to Cooking for Two! Cooking and writing have long been two of my favorite activities, so food writing was a natural calling for me. But even better than cooking for myself is teaching novice and experienced cooks new recipes, tips and techniques. I love it.

Contact me on my Facebook page, Cooking for One or Two.

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