Press

2019

Sourdough Made Simple with Zoë François // Bake From Scratch July/Aug 2019

Zoë on Home & Family Show making Raspberry Brioche Braid // Hallmark Channel

Instagram’s Favorite Baking Teacher – an interview // TheKitchn

How to Make the Best Pavlova // Midwest Living Magazine

Viewers Choice Instagram Influencers Award Winner // The Taste Awards 

The Business of Creativity – Webinar // Padilla 

Raspberry Braid – Video // MyRecipes

This fast, no-knead focaccia is a gateway into the world of baking bread // The Washington Post

The Q&A with Zoë François // Entrepreneurial Chef Issue 31

Everyday Cheapskate: Celebrate good times // Red Bluff Daily News

Profiteroles in the BlueStar Ovens – Video // BlueStar Appliance

Going, Going, Grey // The Faux Martha

Midwest Living Live – “cooking tips and recipes from top chefs, including Minneapolis pastry chef and Instagram star Zoë François (@zoebakes)” // PRNewsletter

2018

How to Make a Candied Hazelnut Cake Topper // Better Homes & Gardens

Holiday Pavlova Parfaits // Better Homes & Gardens

Famed ‘Bread In Five’ Book Series Tackles Sweet, Holiday Breads // DeRusha Eats for CBS/WCCO – TV

Give Me Five // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Flour Hour episode 08 Interview with Zoë François // Flour Hour Podcast

The 50 Best of MN – Best Instagram // Minnesota Monthly

Meet Our Third Annual 2018 Baker’s Dozen // Bake From Scratch Magazine

Meet the 13 Bakers Behind Our Holiday Cookies 2018 Special Issue // Bake From Scratch Magazine

Our Top Fall Recipes From Our Holiday Cookies 2018 Special Issue // Bake From Scratch Magazine

This Just In // Williston North Hampton Bulletin

Super Bowl Snack Ship // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

In a banner year for cookbooks, titles to satisfy every craving // The Oakland Press

Best of 2018: In a banner year for cookbooks, titles to satisfy every craving // Chicago Daily Herald

Minneapolis bakers tell you how to make holiday breads in 5 minutes // The Star Tribune

Bake beautiful holiday bread in 5 minutes a day with a new book from these local bakers // CityPages

Easy Approach to Celebration Bread // Minnesota Monthly

9 Holiday Baking Cookbooks That Will Make You The Star Of Your Office Cookie Swap // Bustle

2017

Pumpkin Bundt Cake Episode // Andrew Zimmern Cooks – Video

Raspberry Desserts // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Rising Accomplishment // Williston North Hampton Bulletin

The Shabbat Table: Healthy Challah in Five Minutes a Day // The Canadian Jewish News

5 Minnesotan cookbooks that will save your ass this holiday season // CityPages

2016

ZoeBakes Desserts // Cooking Channel

PB&J Cheesecake // Food Network

Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François’ 5-Minute Artisan Bread // Food 52

Bread in Five Minutes // Midwest Living

5 slow-cooker breads to try this summer // Today.com

Five minutes to healthy bread // Southwest Journal

9 Exceptional Restaurant Desserts // Eater Twin Cities 

The 2016 Twin Cities Holiday Gift Guide // Eater Twin Cities

Amber waves of heritage grain: Minnesota’s historic grains and seeds are seeing a revival

2015

Perfect 3 Cheesecakes // Cooking Channel

The Epicurious Cookbook Canon Longlist // epicurious

These Flourless Cake Recipes Make Gluten-Free Desserts Real Easy to Love // Huffington Post

Q&A with Zoe Francois and Dr. Jeff Hertzberg, bread-cookbook authors // Pioneer Press

Chocolate Stout Devil’s Food with Rosemary Buttercream // The Growler

That One Time I Made My Best Friend’s Wedding Cake // Hey Eleanor

The Glass Box of Social Influencers // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

2014

Nutella Swirled Banana Bread // A Cup of Jo

Wedding Cake // Martha Stewart Wedding

Gluten-Free Apple Cider Brioche Doughnuts // Andrew Zimmern

Baked In-House // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Home Tours – Zoë François Pastry Chef & Author // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

12 Days of Cookies // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Scones with Charlie // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Best Baking Books // CBS/WCCO

Got Five Minutes? Bake Bread! // Everyday Cheapskate

Behind the Kitchen Door: Zoë François’s Kitchen is One Sweet Spot // Fine Cooking

10 Best Local Cookbooks and Food Guides // CityPages

Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Seeded 100% Whole Grain GF Bread // Dolly and Oatmeal

Artisan No-Knead Muligrain Bread // A Couple Cooks

Zoë’s House // The Vanilla Bean Blog

Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day // Heartbeet Kitchen

The Trick to Making Great Sorbet // Fine Cooking

13 Valentine’s Day Recipes That Beat a Box of Chocolates // Greatist

Artisan bread masters turn their amazing 5-minute method into marvelous gluten-free baguettes // The Oregonian

2013

Go Fork Yourself: Baking with Zoë François // Andrew Zimmern

Sumptuous Desserts and the Chefs Who Make Them // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Artisan bread couldn’t be easier, with directions from two local co-authors // Star Tribune

Artisan bread that’s so easy even a beginning home baker can make it (video) // The Oregonian

Improved Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day // The Seattle Times

Pain D’epi {Wheat Stalk Bread}: The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day // Food For My Family

Pastry Chef Olympics // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine – Video

Cook Like Zoë François // Minnesota Monthly – Video

Tilia // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Bite of Minnesota: Sicilian Pizza // CBS/WCCO

2012

Cookie Swap With The Barefoot Contessa // Ladies’ Home Journal

Make-Ahead Pizza Dough // Fine Cooking

Jeff and Zoë Go to Kansas With Gold Medal Flour // Bread in 5

Nightlife: One last treat — the best late-night desserts // Star Tribune

2011

50 More Food Blogs You Should Be Reading // Saveur

Healthy Bread in Five Minutes // PBS Kitchen Explorers

Summer Treat: 5 Seriously Delicious Sorbets // The Kitchn

Zoe Francois, author, blogger & pastry chef: Chef Chat // CityPages

Gluten-Free Brioche // Ruhlman

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day // White on Rice Couple

Showing Compassion Through The Gift Of Food // NPR

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day // Huffington Post

2010

Gluten-Free Crusty Boule // Gluten-Free Girl

No-Knead Bread Hack: Make a Sandwich Loaf Instead // The Kitchn

To knead or not to knead: the great bread debate // The Globe and Mail

No knead to fuss: Baking professionals test three recipes from bread books // Helena Independent Record

2009

Make Fresh-Baked Bread in Five Minutes // Lifehacker

The Crunchiest-Crackliest-Chewiest-Lightest-Easiest Bread You’ll Ever Bake // King Arthur Flour

Zoe’s Gluten-Free Brioche // canelle et vanille

The BYOB (Bake Your Own Bread) Challenge // Debt Proof Living

Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francis // Galley Cat

Artisan Bread in Five Pizza Party! // Two Peas in Their Pod

Five Minutes a Day for Fresh-Baked Bread // Mother Earth News

2008

A Sweet Potato Mystery // NPR Weekend America – Radio

Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day – Review // Chowhound

Fresh bread at (almost) a moment’s notice // Chicago Tribune

Q & A with Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François // The Fresh Loaf

2007

Soon the Bread Will be Making Itself // The New York Times