Big Deals: Top Chef's Spike Mendelsohn Sells a Cookbook to Wiley
From Publisher's Marketplace:
Top Chef Chicago's Spike Mendelsohn has sold THE GOOD STUFF COOKBOOK, based on the comfort food cuisine of his Washington D.C.-based restaurant, The Good Stuff Eatery, to Justin Schwartz at Wiley, in a nice deal, for publication in Spring 2010, by Jon Malysiak at the Jonathan Scott (World).
A "nice deal" in PMspeak means $50,000 or less — i.e. hella low. Still, congrats are in order — selling anything in this economic climate is a victory of epic proportions.