Spotlight on G and R Publishing


Located in Waverly, Iowa, G&R has 36 years and more than 10 million books worth of experience helping churches, schools, communities, groups, businesses and families put together custom cookbook keepsakes. Over the years, G&R business has been revolutionized with new technologies. Now, our up-to-date, top-notch equipment and technologies are not only making it easier than ever for our customers to create a custom cookbook with G&R, but G&R can also design, print, bind and ship cookbooks faster than ever before!

Why Choose Custom Cookbooks for Your Fundraiser?

Cookbooks are a wonderful way to share one of life’s true pleasures – delicious food. For many, favorite recipes are a cherished heirloom, and creating a cookbook is a great way to preserve these treasures for future generations. Including an organization’s history in your cookbook is also a nice addition. You’ll receive 5 free personal pages from G&R Publishing. Placed at the beginning of your cookbook, these pages are great for including additional information about your cause, tributes, and photos.

For fundraisers, cookbooks are an easy sell; buyers are lured with the promise of their neighbors’ and friends’ trusted recipes! This highly successful fundraiser will allow many members of your group to be involved, and it’s a great way to promote your group long-term.

Guaranteed Success

G&R Publishing guarantees your custom cookbook fundraiser will be a success. We guarantee that you will be able to raise enough money to pay for your entire order. We are so confident of your success that we not only guarantee it, we finance your success with the best terms in the industry.

Terms – G&R Will Finance Your Fundraiser!

G&R Publishing offers the best terms in the industry for recognized non-profits – 501(c) needed. No money down and 90 days to pay with no interest! Our terms are one-third due in 30, 60 and 90 days after the books are shipped.

For businesses, families, individuals and groups not recognized as non-profits, payment terms are 50% down when the order is submitted and the remaining balance is due before books are shipped.

Create Your Entire Cookbook Online

With G&R’s Online Recipe Submission, you receive the biggest discount, the shortest production time and the most control over the completion of your cookbook! Plus, you can invite others to enter recipes, making this a true group project.

Create your account here. Then enter and edit your recipes. A committee or your entire organization can be given access to enter recipes online, 24/7. Many groups choose to distribute a contributor username and password to their entire organization. This can be done via email or as part of a church or school newsletter. Contributors then visit, login to the organization’s account and enter their recipes. These users are limited to entering recipes, viewing recipes previously added, and posting a message to the group’s discussion board. Other groups choose to ask a committee to enter the recipes. Recipe forms can be requested from G&R, then distributed to potential contributors.

Whether choosing G&R’s pre-designed options or uploading custom artwork, your entire cookbook’s design can be done online! You can even view instant pricing updates as you select design options including cover, dividers, binding and personal pages under the Cookbook Design tab.

Before submitting your order, you’ll review your cost calculation per book, add your shipping and payment information then simply submit your order with the click of a button!

Or Let G&R Type Your Recipes for Free

Gather and send G&R Publishing hard copies of your recipes, then sit back and let us take care of the rest! Recipe forms can be requested from G&R, then distributed to potential contributors. Simply distribute at least 3 forms to all potential contributors. Ensure that everyone knows where to return their recipes by a scheduled deadline date.


If you submit your recipes online or a typed recipe file, we will ship your order in 28 business days, depending on the proofing process.

If you submit your recipes to G&R to type, we will ship your completed cookbooks in 38 business days after receiving your order, depending on your proofing timeline.

eBook Publishing

G&R Publishing is the only custom cookbook printer who offers customers an ebook version of their cookbook.

Double your opportunities with your cookbook’s ebook edition! With so many people using eReaders, don’t miss out on this growing and very profitable market. eBooks allow you to easily sell your books down the street, across the country, and even around the world, allowing you to reach those friends and family who don’t live nearby. Your customers can buy your book with a few clicks of the mouse and start enjoying the recipes in minutes; no packaging, no shipping, no worries for you!

Free Guide

Let us send you our free guide. Request a guide at, call 800-383-1679 or email

G&R Publishing
507 Industrial Street
Waverly, IA  50677
Fax 800-886-7496