About Us

Our mission is simple: Serve as your source for insanely easy — and flavorful! — recipes, cooking tutorials and other ways to make life better, one course at a time. We feature some dishes you can cook in a dorm room, but most of our content applies to any living situation, so you don’t have to be a student to enjoy ’em. A portion of our proceeds (25 percent, to be exact) goes toward student scholarships, so with each visit, you’re improving others’ lives, too.


Get Involved

We’re looking for writers, photographers, advertising partners, sponsors and leaders to grow the Collegiate Cook community. Here are a few ways you can join the team:

Write for us!

Write for Us

Advertise with Us

Advertise with Us

Spread the Word

Spread the Word

Start a Campus Chapter

Start a Campus Chapter


Advertising Opportunities

We’re all about advertising partnerships, which is more than slapping your logo on a banner—it’s a chance to really connect with our readers in a meaningful way, and know that your ad dollars are serving a dual purpose: expanding your brand while funding scholarships for students in need.

  • Sponsor a post or series
    • Option A: The post or series features your logo and a brief paragraph featuring your brand with “brought to you by” messaging
    • Option B: Have us develop a recipe (or recipes) using your product
    • Option C: Let us review your product
  • Own a banner ad
  • Fund a section of our next cookbook
  • Sponsor an event
  • Host a product giveaway



We’re so thrilled to have been featured on these amazing media outlets. If you’d like to talk to us (or feature a recipe or images), please feel free to email us at any time at candace [at] collegiatecook.com.

You can also find founding editor Candace Braun’s work on Oprah.com, Huffington Post, Yahoo! Shine, the Tampa Bay Times (formerly St. Petersburg Times), Naples Daily News, Veranda and Justine magazine.


Meet the Team

Founder/Editor: Candace Braun

Creative Director/Head of Business Development: Nate Scott


If you’d like to have your articles or recipes featured on Collegiate Cook, or if you would be interested in advertising with us, please fill out this form:

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