Media can make or break a food business, but to some, it feels like a pay-to-play system
My very first piece for Washington Post Voraciously is about the hidden costs of acquiring earned media, and how that disproportionately...
"Kitchen Culture Is Tough For A Reason"
This took a lot longer to write than expected, because I realized it’s impossible to divorce the 2 main concepts from the bigger cycle of...
How Augmented and Virtual Reality Will Reshape the Food Industry
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have become key buzz words in entertainment, gaming, events, and even retail in the last few
Failure Chronicles: The Surprising Power Of Being ‘Chopped’
“Chef Jenny, you’ve been Chopped.” The sound of Ted Allen’s voice lingered in the air, accented by the shuffling of multiple cameras pannin
4 Life Lessons I Learned From Being On Reality TV
Originally published on Thought Catalog. Let me start by saying this: I have never owned a TV. If I was ever in the presence of one, it’d...
What 5 Entry Level Jobs Taught Me About Running My Own Business
Generally speaking, people don’t typically expect Ivy League MBA’s to be applying for entry-level jobs. But I was fortunate to be that unusu
Pros & Cons & Thoughts: Is Going to Culinary School Worth It?
I'm often asked by aspiring career-changers, food entrepreneurs, and young foodies if going to culinary school is "worth it".