VANCOUVER, BC - Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks - www.bookstocooks.com - opened in Vancouver’s Yaletown district in the fall of 1997 and is currently located in the Armoury District.
Barbara-jo McIntosh, the store’s owner, envisioned an epicurean’s delight, where food lovers and cooks of all abilities would find inspiration.
Barbara-jo McIntosh recently launched her latest book Cooking for Me and Sometimes You: A Parisienne Romance with Recipes.
Barbara-jo McIntosh is an award-winning food professional with over 25 years experience in the food and hospitality industry.
Formerly the owner of the popular Vancouver restaurant Barbara-Jo’s Elegant Home Cooking, she is now a passionate bookseller and supporter of the culinary arts. Author of the bestselling Tin Fish Gourmet, Barbara-jo served on the prestigious James Beard Awards cookbook selection committee for six years.
In 2003, Vancouver Magazine honoured her with a lifetime achievement award for her many contributions to the local culinary scene.