As Founder of Foodie Kids in Austin, Texas and an author of 17 children’s cookbooks Barbara has spent 30 years teaching thousands of children through year-round classes, cooking birthday parties and summer cooking camps.

Barbara Beery

Spokesperson | Cookbook Author | Founder, Foodie Kids

With a degree in elementary education and a passion for cooking, Barbara Beery is the quintessential kids’ cooking instructor extraordinaire. Barbara founded her cooking school in Austin, Texas 25 years ago and since that time has taught thousands of kids to cook! As a best selling children’s cookbook author and entrepreneur, Barbara has combined her hands-on cooking experience with kid-friendly, innovative cooking supplies to offer tips, tricks, and tools to successfully teach kids to cook up some fun!

Areas of Expertise

Children • Cooking Programs Curriculum • • Television • Consulting •
• Kid’s Cooking Product Development & Testing•
• Kitchen Safety Tips & Trends •

• Recipe Development •
• Cooking Classes/Demonstrations •
• Satellite Media or Radio Tours


Family Fun Magazine

Featured In:

The New York Times
Rachael Ray Magazine
Entrepreneur Magazine
Franchise Times
Kiwi Magazine
Southern Living Magazine
Austin American-Statesman
The Dallas Morning News
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Denver Post
New York’s Go City Kids
Business 2.0
Parenting Magazine
Baltimore’s Child
Chicago Tribune
Endless Vacation
School Library Journal
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Woman’s Day


The Today Show
The 700 Club
CNN Money
The Food Network, Good Eats
Newswatch (National Syndicate)
ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliatesin
many Southern and Midwestern cities


The Martha Stewart Radio Show
Talk of the Town (WDIS-AM), Boston
My Mornings (KLMY-FM), Northeast
The Backyard Show (Radio Disney), Northeast
Metro News (Metro Networks), Indiana
Stand for Children (KKUP-AM), San Francisco
Mayhem in the AM (WLKF-AM), Florida
Morning Show (KAHI-AM), Sacramento
Neal Steele Show (WXGM-FM), Norfolk
Chicago Connection (WBBM-FM), Chicago
Jim Martin Today
The Supermarket Guru
CNN Radio Feature
Tonia’s Kitchen, National
A Chef’s Table

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