Valerie Bertinelli at The Book Stall

We are delighted to welcome television personality, New York Times bestselling author, and passionate home cook Valerie Bertinelli as she meets fans and sign copies of her new book, Valerie's Home Cooking: More Than 100 Delicious Recipes to Share with Friends and Family. This is a ticketed event!  You can buy tickets in person in the store starting on Oct. 11th, or NOW, on Eventbrite:

Each ticket includes a copy of Valerie's Home Cooking and allows two people in line to meet Ms. Bertinelli and get their book signed. Note that this is a ticketed event and a purchase of Valerie's Home Cooking from The Book Stall is required to enter the signing line. Note that this is not a speaking engagement--Ms. Bertinelli is not giving a speech or talk. Due to time constraints she will not be able to sign other books or memorabilia. We will be happy to assist you in getting a picture of Ms. Bertinelli as she signs your book.

Inspired by her family's cooking legacy, Valerie specializes in showing fans how to make dishes their own families will love that are for the heart and soul. As she often says, there's a story behind every recipe and Valerie shares them in this gorgeous cookbook, where home cooks will find more than 100 recipes that are easy to make and innovative--they're just as fresh, vibrant and down to earth as Valerie herself. 

"Sometimes people become known for doing a job which masks their truer selves. Valerie may work as an actress but what she is, is a cook...and a damn fine one at that. I've spent time with her in the kitchen and enjoyed the pleasures of her table, and with this book, I'm happy to say everyone else can too."-- Alton Brown

Valerie Bertinelli hosts her own Food Network cooking show called Valerie's Home Cooking, reaching 1.5 million weekly viewers, and co-hosts Kids Baking Championship on the network. Bertinelli is well-known for her starring roles on the shows One Day at a Time and Hot in Cleveland.



Are photos allowed?

Yes. You can take pictures from the signing line, and Book Stall staff will help you get a quick impromptu shot as Ms. Bertinelli is signing your book. Due to time constraints, she will not be able to stand and pose with each person in the signing line.

Will Valerie Bertinelli be giving a talk or speech?

This is not a speech or speaking engangement. She'll be happy to sign copies of her new book and chat briefly with fans.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is lots of free parking in a lot just west and north of The Book Stall, and free street parking on the surrounding streets. We are one block from the Metra Pacific Union North line, a quick and easy ride from downtown Chicago or the northern suburbs, We are also easily accessible via CTA/Pace 323 and 213 bus lines

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questons? Call us at 847-446-8880 or email

What's the refund policy?

You can ask for a ticket refund up to 7 days before the event.

If something comes up and you miss the event, contact us before 7 days have passed and we can send you your signed copy for a $5 shipping charge, or you can arrange to stop by The Book Stall and pick it up.

Event date: 

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

The Book Stall
811 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
Valerie's Home Cooking: More Than 100 Delicious Recipes to Share with Friends and Family Cover Image
ISBN: 9780848752286
Availability: On Our Shelves to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Oxmoor House - October 10th, 2017

As the current star of her Food Network show, Valerie's Home Cooking, and co-host of the network's Kids Baking Championship, as well as having spent years acting on television, Valerie Bertinelli has made a name for herself in households across America. But to really know Valerie, is to spend time in her kitchen.