Paula Lambert doing a cooking demonstration at the 2007 Texas Book Festival.

Paula Wynne Stephens Lambert (born July 5, 1943, in Santa Maria, California) is an American cheesemaker, cookbook author and entrepreneur. In 1982, she founded the Mozzarella Company in Dallas, Texas. She was listed in Who's Who in Food and Wine in Texas in 1988 and received the Roundtable for Women in Foodservice's Pacesetter Award in 1992. In 1998, she was listed in the James Beard Foundation's Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America.

In 2005, she received the Career Achievement Award from Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia. She has published two cookbooks and teaches cooking classes.


  • The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide: Over 150 Recipes with Instructions on How to Buy, Store, and Serve All Your Favorite Cheeses. Simon & Schuster. 2000. ISBN 0-684-86318-9.
  • Cheese, Glorious Cheese: More Than 75 Tempting Recipes for Cheese Lovers Everywhere. Simon & Schuster. 2007. ISBN 0-7432-7895-X.

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