About Us

About Us

A Leader Among Cookbook Publishers for Fundraising

Cookbook Specialists is a woman-owned business in Iowa. Owner Sheri Hartkemeyer and her team of six cookbook publishers have a combined total of over 100 years’ experience designing and printing cookbooks for fundraising, gifting and reselling. They have printed 10 million specialized cookbooks including family cookbooks, school and clubs cookbooks and church and business cookbooks.

In 2018, Sheri expanded her business — Print Express, Miller Printerie and Brennan Printing — by acquiring G&R Publishing and General Publishing and Binding. This expanded the printing capabilities of Cookbook Specialists.

In 2021, Sheri expanded once again by purchasing Jumbo Jack’s Cookbooks. We now have our production facility and office in Independence and a branch office in Audubon, Iowa, to better serve our customers.

Today, this leader among cookbook publishers in the USA also provides customers a full range of book printing services including:

  • Cookbooks
  • Celebration books
  • History books
  • Reunion books
  • Journals
  • Perpetual calendars
  • Stationery

Meet the Team

Jeanne Christensen

Cookbook Project Manager

Jaclyn Sandberg

Bindery & Finishing Specialist

Julia Leisinger

Graphic Design & Layout

Zach Letzring

Graphic Designer & Customer Relations

Exceptional Service

Cookbook Specialists is renowned for its personalized, Iowa Nice service. Reach out! We can help with your cookbooks for fundraisers.

Flexible & Easy

Whether you’re comfortable designing your book online or would really rather order on the phone, Cookbook Specialists is prepared to assist you.

Competitive Pricing

We offer exceptional products and services at competitive prices. Our financing options can help make your project even more affordable.

Proven Expertise

With 10 million completed products, Cookbook Specialists is truly a standout among cookbook publishers for fundraising. Trust our experts!