Resume

Sarah Spigelman

sarahe1@aol.com

Fritos and Foie Gras Blog (www.fritosandfoiegras.com) New York, NY

Founder and Writer

July 2010 – Present

Food and cooking blog featuring low and high end restaurants, recipes, and events in New York City and beyond.

  • Post at least one food related post five days a week
  • Cook and create recipes to show at home chefs how to use and create their own recipes, step by step
  • Currently ranked #9 of NYC food bloggers on Urbanspoon.com, over 14,000  hits a month, large Twitter and Facebook followings and over 6,000 views on Fritos and Foie Gras Youtube channel

Zabars, New York, NY

Senior Copywriter- Freelance

October 2011-February 2012

  • Conceptualize, edit, and produce copy for all in-store items
  • Work with graphic design team to produce visually and mentally stimulating displays and copy
  • Create new and intriguing publicity and window displays

Today.food.com, The Today Show’s Food Site, New York, NY

Contributing Writer- Freelance

January 2011-Present

  • Generate original ideas for unique and exciting food posts
  • Attend events and tastings and get in-depth interviews with top personalities of the food world
  • Produce written articles with self-edited photography and videography for an audience of hundreds of thousands

 

WhiskedFoodie.com, New York, NY

New York Foodie (Head East Coast Writer)-Freelance

October 2011-Present

  • Compose 2 weekly articles dealing with New York City dining news, trends, and recipes
  • Write personal anecdotes related to food and family, original recipes included
  • Provide professional photographs to accompany articles

 

Print Experience

Northeast Flavor-Freelance

  • Staff writer and freelancer covering food news and trends in the Northeast.

What’s for Breakfast, Dad? – Raburn Publishing, 2013

  • Recipe developer and writer

Recipe Development /Brand Ambassador Experience

  • Copper River Salmon
  • Tabasco
  • Safe Eggs

Nearsay.com, New York, NY

Assistant Editor

December 2010-December 2011

  • Edit all intern generated articles, including grammar and spell check
  • Curate articles on an hourly basis from various news outlets regarding food, fashion, and local news
  • In charge of keeping interns on deadline and producing 6 newsletters daily

Proficient in French Expert in food and travel industry, history, and food trends, especially the locavore movement

Education- University of Arizona, 2006