Jack Bishop

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Jack Bishop
Spouse(s)Lauren Chattman
Culinary career
Cooking styleItalian

Jack Bishop is an American celebrity chef and food author whose specialty is Italian cuisine. He is the chief creative officer[1] at America's Test Kitchen on PBS.

Personal life[edit]

Jack is a self-taught chef. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York with his food-writer wife, Lauren Chattman and their two daughters.[2] Jack is a decade-long member of his local community farm.[3]


In 1988, Jack Bishop started working at Cook's Magazine and collaborated on the launch of Cook's Illustrated in 1993. During his tenure with Cook's, he established tasting conventions later used at America's Test Kitchen. Jack edited The Best Recipe (1999), co-directed Cook's Country magazine in 2005, and became a cast member of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country on PBS, hosting the Testing Lab segments and serving as an executive producer. Jack also regularly appears on Today (NBC).


  • Lasagna[4]
  • Something Sweet[5]
  • The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook[6]
  • Pasta e Verdura[7]
  • Vegetables Every Day[8]
  • Italian Cooking Essentials for Dummies (co-authored with Cesare Casella)[9]
  • A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen[10]



  1. ^ Boston Globe Oct 2015
  2. ^ Amazon BIO| Feb 2012
  3. ^ America' Test Kitchen Profile| Feb 2012
  4. ^ Lasagna. McGraw-Hill. 1994. p. 144. ISBN 978-0-8092-3699-2.
  5. ^ Something Sweet. Simon & Schuster. 1995. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-684-80187-2.
  6. ^ The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook: 350 Essential Recipes for Inspired Everyday Eating. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1997. pp. 568. ISBN 978-1-57630-044-2.
  7. ^ Pasta e Verdura: 140 Vegetable Sauces for Spaghetti, Fusilli, Rigatoni, and All Other Noodles. William Morrow Cookbooks. 2000. pp. 336. ISBN 978-0-06-093245-9.
  8. ^ Vegetables Every Day: The Definitive Guide to Buying and Cooking Today's Produce With More Than 350 Recipes. William Morrow Cookbooks. 2001. pp. 416. ISBN 978-0-06-019221-1.
  9. ^ Italian Cooking Essentials for Dummies. 2002. p. 127. ISBN 978-0-7624-1397-3.
  10. ^ A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Dishes for Family and Friends. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2004. p. 480. ISBN 978-0-618-23997-9.