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About Us

Chef Goran Zonai

Image courtesy of Salsa Bar & Grill Port Douglas

Chef Zonai always found it difficult finding good cookbooks. He would spend hours searching through bookstores and looking online, flicking past pages and pages of average cookbooks trying to find the rare gems that inspired him. What he needed was to find a bookstore who specialised in informative, inspiring and instructive cookbooks - where the collection is collated with chefs and passionate home cooks in mind - and so Cookbooks A La Carte was born.

Cookbooks A La Carte is an online independent boutique bookstore that offers a collection of cookbooks carefully curated for anyone who is passionate about cooking. From beautiful "Coffee table" books to professional text and everything in between.

We are based in Far North Queensland and currently are an online-only shop but we ship Australia-wide. Our collection is always growing and we endeavour to provide our customers with a wide selection of books from all over the globe. If you have any suggestions about books you would like us to stock or you would like us to search for something in particular feel free to contact us.

Michelle & Goran Zonai