Chef Sisters Media launches Second Digital Cookbook

100% of the Proceeds to Benefit the James Beard Foundation Open For Good Relief Fund



Celebration, Florida – The Chef Sisters announced the launch of a second digital cookbook, COOKING UP LIFE, Seven Home Chefs Share Their Stories and Their Recipes. The digital download offers home chefs 15 delicious recipes that come in an easily downloadable format. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the James Beard Foundation Open For Good Fund to help small, independent restaurants impacted by COVID-19.


As the world moves through this strange and extremely difficult period in history, our community of independent restaurants continues to struggle to find ways to keep their doors open. So, we created a second digital cookbook to help raise awareness and funds for The James Beard Foundation Open For Good Relief Fund”, said Kristin Bryan, Chef & Co-Founder at The Chef Sisters.  


According to Bryan, “This cookbook is different than our last release, as it is entirely curated by seven wonderful home chefs and food bloggers who are passionate about food and their individual restaurant communities.”


COOKING UP LIFE contributors:


Jennifer and Steve Tinn,

Paul Simons,

Buddy Hughes,

Valentina Irurita,

Christina Thomas,

Amber Egorov,




COOKING UP LIFE cookbook recipes include:



Crunchy Romaine Southern Salad

Peach and Mozzarella Salad

Lemon Chicken Picatta


Potatoes and Cream Sauce


Bacon Wrapped Crackers

Loaded Blackbean Quesadillas

Healthier Strawberry Shortcake

Zucchini Noodles with Burst Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Baked Porridge Muffins

Vegan Pancakes

Citrus Fennel Marinated Olives

Southern Apple Pie Sangria



COOKING UP LIFE cookbook is available now, at $5.99 per download. For more information visit:





About The Chef Sisters

The Chef Sisters is a culinary media site co-founded by chefs and sisters, Karista Bennett and Kristin Bryan. Chef Sisters Media offers fresh, down-to-earth food content, recipe development, food product partnerships, food R&D, food photography, food marketing, and product reviews.

Co-founder Karista Bennett is a chef, food photographer, food writer, and author of the Oregon Farm Table Cookbook scheduled for publication September 1, 2020, by Countryman Press. Co-founder Kristin Bryan is a marketing executive, writer, and chef at an Orlando theme park signature restaurant. 


About The James Beard Foundation Relief Fund

The James Beard Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone. 


Recognizing the long-term effects of COVID-19 on independent restaurants, The James Beard Foundation has extended its relief fund by committing staff and funds to assist with support and recovery for small, local independent restaurants. You can donate directly to the Open For Good Relief Fund here: