Based on the West Coast, Ten Speed Press spent decades as an independent publisher before becoming part of the Crown Publishing Group in 2009. Known for creating illustrated books with beautiful, innovative design and award-winning content, Ten Speed actively seeks out new and established authors who are authorities and tastemakers in the world of food, drink, design, reference, and humor. Cookbooks make up a large portion of their list, and they work with authors as diverse as Yotam Ottolenghi, Aaron Franklin, Andy Ricker, Heidi Swanson, Deborah Madison, David Kinch, and the editors of Food52 on bestselling books like Jerusalem, Franklin Barbecue, and Super Natural Every Day. They also create acclaimed illustrated gift titles (Lost in Translation), popular business titles (What Color Is Your Parachute?), and groundbreaking self-help titles (The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up).