RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Roads & Kingdoms Brooklyn, NY
Editorial Assistant April 2017-December 2017
Writing, researching, editing and conducting interviews for the Anthony Bourdain-backed publication. Responsible for copy editing and producing daily short essays. Work with international photographers on writing photo essays. Occasional pitching and writing content for Explore Parts Unknown, the online companion to the CNN show.
Edible Brooklyn New York, NY
Social Media Manager/ Writer/ Chef Consultant May 2014-Present
Photographing, styling sets and writing pieces are main roles as a writer for the James Beard Award-winning online magazine. As a social media manager, Twitter and Instagram feeds are curated based on local events. Additionally, create and test recipes using local and seasonal ingredients.
Cookbook Create New York, NY
Managing Editor/ Writer January 2013- April 2014
Credited as lead writer and assistant food stylist for the Official 2014 SXSWi Cookbook. Edited content, layout and photography for cookbook website while managing a team of three offsite writing interns. Wrote, photographed and edited weekly recipe posts for the branded blog.
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Sur la Table New York, NY
Chef Instructor June 2014- March 2017
Set up and lead kitchen staff for classes and private events of up to 25 students. Measure and prepare ingredients for recipe instruction and meal execution.
Union Square Events New York, NY
Pastry Freelancer/ Party Assistant March 2012- December 2012
Production of up to 2,000 ready-to-serve pastries and products for clients of Danny Meyer’s catering company. Offsite event plating for high-profile clients included The Public Theater, Jimmy Fallon and The Mets.
Marea New York, NY
Pastry Cook/Tournant July 2011- March 2012
Prepared confections for morning and evening line service at Michael White’s two Michelin star Italian restaurant. Plated desserts for line service, special events and photo shoots.
Candice Kumai Brooklyn, NY
Assistant Food Stylist December 2010- February 2011
Assistant food stylist for the web companion videos for the cookbook Pretty Delicious by Top Chef alum Candice Kumai.
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism New York, NY
Master of Arts- Journalism expected 2017
The Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park, NY
Bachelor of Business Management 2010
Bachelor of Baking & Pastry Arts 2010
Award-winning package “Table Scraps: NYC & the Minimum Wage;" The Official 2014 SXSWi Cookbook.
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