ADVERTISING & SPONSORSHIP RATES
For 22 years, Cooking with the Best Chefs has provided cooking and baking classes to home cooks and bakers throughout Northern Illinois. We have advertising placements available throughout our website and sponsorship opportunities with our classes and events. We're always open to new ideas! The visitors to BestChefs.com reflect the largest membership organization of foodies and wine enthusiasts in the Midwest.
BestChefs.com has been online for 16 years! Our website is one of the oldest food and wine websites in the Midwest. We do not have an audited circulation and our rates are a great value, especially in the current economic times. We average 4,000-5,000 food and wine viewers monthly and represent a history as the area's leader in cooking classes, and culinary and wine events, and day trips.
ONLINE AD UNIT RATES
These rates reflect specific ad sizes but are also available for a combo buy and discounts in conjunction with class and event sponsorships. Contact Bill Lavery 224.353.3300 for assistance.
Rates are based upon advertiser submitting fully completed ad via e-mail as a jpeg or gif file:
Horizontal Banner Ad (728x100 pixels) $200.00 - 3 months
Vertical Banner Ad (180x600) $200.00 - 3 months
Deep Banner Ad (728x200 pixels) $250 - 3 months
Tower Ad (150x500 pixels) $175 - 3 months
Square Ad (150x150 pixels) $150 - 3 months
Annual advertisers benefit if contract is signed for 12 months. Annual advertisers will receive a second ad the same size on a different page, or a "flipover" ad the same size on the same page, at no additional cost. Special discounts are available for advertisers wishing placement on various pages.
Ad Production for any of the above ads with one revision $50 per ad.
COMBINATION ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
When purchased in combination with any size online ad:
1x4" quarterly class and event schedule color ad, one location 5,000 copies $200
Co-Sponsor of a cooking class at Chicago area and/or Rockford locations $200 per location plus food product
Co-Sponsor of: (call for further assistance and information)
Cookbook Authors Live!
Chicago and Rockford Area Summer Gourmet Picnics
Healthy Eating Festival
Payment must accompany order. BestChefs.com is owned and published by The Lavery Company, William A. Lavery, 1516 N.Elmhurst Rd., Unit 104, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-1011 USA. Email jpg or gif files to: chef@BestChefs.com. Telephone 224.353.3300.