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Virtual Book Launch

Tuesday, April 13th

8:30 pm ET / 7:30 pm CT / 5:30 pm PT



Chevalier's Books is excited to partner with William Morrow to celebrate the launch of COME ON OVER a new cookbook bursting with personality and mouthwatering for family and friendly gatherings from celebrity chef Jeff Mauro, co-host of Food Network’s The Kitchen.

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To join us, please purchase a ticket, which includes a signed copy of COME ON OVER which will be shipped to you (also available for pick up if you're nearby)! You will receive an email link to the event from the book publisher to join the event closer to 04/13.

When Jeff Mauro was growing up in his big Italian American family in Chicago, his mother would often be on the phone talking to cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and family friends. Her favorite phrase? Come on over! When Jeff heard those three words, he and his siblings knew company was coming and there would be good food to accompany their visit. A boy who loved to eat and make people laugh, Jeff was in heaven.


Now the host of the Emmy-nominated The Kitchen on Food Network, Jeff still loves entertaining with his family. For Jeff, there’s no better way to create shared memories than over a good meal. In COME ON OVER: 111 Fantastic Recipes for the Family That Cooks, Eats, and Laughs Together (on-sale: April 13, 2021) he invites everyone to share in the fun, providing delicious recipes for all occasions, from game day to birthdays to brunch, along with fun stories from his life. Whatever the get-together, Jeff has the perfect food to make it memorable—and make everyone feel like family.


Overflowing with Jeff’s big personality, celebration-ready food for friends and family, and gorgeous food and lifestyle color photographs, this laugh-out-loud-funny cookbook will inspire you to pick up the phone and invite your favorite people to share good times, eat good food, and make wonderful memories.




Jeff Mauro grew up in Chicago with a big family and a love of food and performing arts. After graduating college, he opened Prime Time Deli & Catering in Westmont, Illinois. He attended Le Cordon Bleu, graduating valedictorian of his class. With technical expertise behind him, he went on to incorporate his love of performing into his career, winning season 7 of Food Network Star and launching his Emmy-nominated show, Sandwich King. He's currently a co-host on the Emmy-nominated The Kitchen, now in its 24th season. He lives with his wife and son in Chicago.

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