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Hood Cream Teams Up with Chef Chris Coombs To Launch Its First eCookbook

Lynnfield, MA (September 28, 2015)
HP Hood today announced the launch of its first-ever eCookbook, Chef Creations Inspired by Hood® Cream, featuring more than 25 delicious recipes created by Hood® Cream spokesperson and renowned Boston Chef Chris Coombs, chef/owner of Deuxave, dbar and Boston Chops. The interactive eCookbook from the leading dairy brand in New England with stunning photography by Andy Ryan is available for free download at and will be available soon on platforms like iTunes, Barnes and Noble, and

Hood Cream is a key ingredient used by chefs to create delicious dishes, whether they’re cooking in a restaurant or at home, for a special occasion or for an everyday meal. Chef Creations Inspired by Hood Cream offers a variety of exclusive recipes made with Hood Cream so at-home cooks can create delicious chef-quality meals. From Pumpkin Bisque to Braised Pork Nachos to Banana Cream Pie, the dishes showcase how high-quality cream creates a high-quality result. It also includes two special recommended seasonal menus – a summertime tasting menu and a holiday spread, each specially-designed by Chef Coombs and perfect for entertaining.

“Hood Cream has always been an ingredient I trust when cooking at home and in my restaurants,” said Chef Coombs. “I am thrilled to share these special recipes and show consumers how easy it is to create high-quality, restaurant-style dishes at home.”

Users can take the eCookbook with them anywhere they go with the ability to download it on multiple devices like tablets, desktop computers and smartphones. At-home chefs will enjoy thoughtful notes from Chef Coombs about each recipe and can also take advantage of the eCookbook’s interactive features including simple social media sharing on Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook, and a step-by-step hands-free countertop “cook mode” viewing option.

“We are honored to partner with such a renowned New England chef to create our first-ever Hood Cream eCookbook,” said Lynne Bohan, vice president of communications and government affairs at Hood. “We’re hopeful consumers will be inspired to use these recipes to celebrate and create lasting memories with their friends and family for years to come.”

To download the book, visit For more information on Hood Cream, visit You can find Hood Cream on Twitter (@hphood) and Instagram (@hphood), on Facebook (hphood), on Google+ ( and on Pinterest (@hphood).

About Hood Founded in 1846, today Hood is one of the largest branded dairy operators in the United States. Hood is the number-one dairy brand in New England, and Hood’s portfolio of national and super-regional brands and franchise products includes Hood, Crowley Foods, Simply Smart Milk, Heluva Good!, LACTAID®, HERSHEY®’S Milk and Milkshakes, and Blue Diamond Almond Breeze® Almondmilks. For more information about Hood, please visit
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