Magazine Authors

Magazine Authors

Sam Nasserian

Sam Nasserian is a CEO, startup advisor and public speaker who has experience with running and managing remote teams across 3 continents. Over the past 10 years, he has led remote teams for companies including Cozymeal, Upwork and JustAnswer.

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Sarah Drake

Sarah Drake is a former radio executive producer turned digital content connoisseur. She has penned many articles for the Austin Business Journal and Silicon Valley Business Journal, and is a former content producer for the Food Network.

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Ashley Nickell

Ashley Nickell is a creative writer, editor, and film festival programmer based in Chicago. She has contributed recipes and food content to Recipe4Living and WomensForum.com. She currently runs a personal blog that showcases genre in literature, film, and the arts.

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Tiffany La Forge

Tiffany La Forge is a professional chef, cookbook author, and food writer who graduated from The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She runs the seasonal food blog, Parsnips and Pastries, and is author of The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook.

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Chef Chris

Chris Atwood is a writer, teacher and Cozymeal chef based in Atlanta, GA. He’s written and taught widely on Italian culture and cuisine, including the book Italy for All Seasons, and has earned his PhD in Italian from UC Berkeley.

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Jack Smith

Jack Smith is a writer and musician based in Los Angeles. He’s written professionally for 6 years about travel, technology, and the music industry. His writing can be found in publications such as Wirecutter, Textbook Travel, No Country for New Nashville, and SOVO//Magazine.

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Quincy Malesovas

Quincy Malesovas is a food writer and trend researcher. She has contributed to publications such as Forksake and Peaceful Dumpling. She is passionate about fostering social and cultural awareness through dining.

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Megan Johnson

Megan Johnson is a writer and digital creator whose fascination with the intersection of food and learning has led her to write for art, lifestyle, and educational publications. She loves searching for fresh ingredients at her local farmers market and trying new recipes in her own kitchen.

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Krista Carter

Krista Carter is a writer and editor who enjoys reporting on the local restaurant scene and food culture. She received a certificate in Oenology from Instituto Gato Dumas College of Gastronomy in Argentina. She spends her time between New York and Buenos Aires.

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Steven Luna

Steven Luna is a writer and food adventurer based in Arizona. A vegan for more than ten years, he is smitten with flavor experimentation and challenging his ever-expanding plant-based palate one new recipe at a time.

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Tarrah Martinez

Tarrah Martinez is a content strategist who graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. With over eight years of professional writing experience, she uses her expertise to educate readers on what they're most passionate about, from cooking and traveling to real estate.

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Sandy Allen

Sandy Allen is a freelance writer based in Richmond, Virginia. She contributes articles and blog posts on travel, hotels, dining and boating (especially dining while boating) to sites such as AFAR, Family Destinations Guide, Our Community Now and PierShare.

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Shari Lefler

Shari Lefler is a writer, editor, and content creator. She's worked with major national brands, including Chewy.com and American Greetings. As a child, she learned to cook in her grandmother's kitchen. She and her grandma would play a game where they tried to pick out the individual flavors in each dish they ate.

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Kendall Dick

Kendall Dick is a writer, nutritionist, and outdoorsy Michigander whose love of food puns knows no bounds. You can read more of her work at kendalldick.com.

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Maggie Fry

Maggie Fry lives on a small farm with a dog, several cats and two dozen chickens. She spends her time gardening, cooking, writing and spinning.

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Cierra Cowan

Cierra Cowan is a curious intellectual, especially when it comes to literature or the human brain (both of which she studied in undergrad). When she's not writing for Buzzfeed or her personal blog, she can be found hiking, cooking or playing her instrument, the bassoon.

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Jenna Hall

Jenna Hall is a content creator with a degree in creative writing from UNC Chapel Hill. Her favorite part of travel is exploring new restaurant scenes, and she is passionate about using the written word to connect readers with great food.

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Sarah Fils-Aime

Sarah Fils-Aime is a writer, poet, plant lady and garden gnome. She is passionate about bringing people together through local flavors and interesting cocktails. In her free time, she can be found at the beach or barefoot in the backyard with her two dogs, Bogard and Sullivan.

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Peter Black

Peter Black is a writer based in Santa Monica. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, watching movies and reading.

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Monica Gouty

Monica has been a professional writer for 16 years, most of that time spent as an award-winning journalist and TV producer. She's spent the last year working as a freelance writer for a variety of podcasts, blogs and websites. She's now excited to satisfy her interest in the culinary world by writing for the Cozymeal team.

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Brittany Davies

Brittany Davies is an Atlanta-based food and travel writer with a passion for expanding social, cultural and environmental awareness by exploring food from seed to table. She loves finding inspiration at local markets, exploring the trails and waterways of North Georgia and relaxing with a book at her favorite coffee shop.

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