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Ghostwriters for Celebrity Chefs

Ghostwriters are professional writers who are hired to anonymously produce written material for both celebrities and noncelebrities. For the famous cooking personalities known as celebrity chefs, ghostwriters may be hired to write or edit recipes and food-related commercial text such as cookbooks, magazine articles, personal blogs, or press releases that appear in media. The term celebrity chef refers to people in the food industry (including professional chefs and home cooks) who have gained a high degree of public recognition, have a significant mass media presence (e.g., television shows, best-selling cookbooks), and are able to market themselves as a brand. Cookbooks are an integral part of celebrity chefs’ public personas. Cookbooks not only help celebrity chefs gain legitimacy as experts in their field but also

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