Amanda Hesser, Food52


Co-founder and CEO of  Food52

Amanda Hesser was raised as the youngest of four, the daughter of an entrepreneur and with a Mom who was cooking for the family in a way that was ahead of her time. Listen to the story of Amanda’s journey from New York Time’s food writer and reporter to the co-Founder of Food52, a kitchen and home company serving a like-minded community of Foodies!

To hear the full Women to Watch™ Media interview with Amanda, listen below.

Full Biography

Amanda  Hesser is the co-founder and CEO of kitchen and home company Food52, which she started with Merrill Stubbs in 2009. From 1997 to 2008, she was a reporter and food editor at The New York Times. Amanda is the author of Cooking for Mr. Latte: A Food Lover’s Courtship, with Recipes and The Cook and the Gardener, and the co-author of three Food52 cookbooks. Her The Essential New York Times Cookbook was a New York Times Best Seller, and her most recent book, written with Merrill, is A New Way to Dinner. Amanda has been named one of the 50 most influential women in food by Gourmet, played herself in the Nora Ephron film, Julie & Julia, created the Twitter app Plodt, and served on President Obama’s Commission on White House Fellowships. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and twins.

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