What a great day to celebrate! Today is International Women’s Day (Wednesday, March 8th) and I’m proud to be an entrepreneurial woman in the New York City food scene. I’m also proud of all the thousands of other smart, talented, independent, business savvy women I know around the world, in the culinary world, business world, political scene, creative and marketing fields, and more (too many to mention!).. and raise a glass to all they have achieved.… Read More Celebrating International Women’s Day :: Top Women in Food + Beverage
I had the opportunity to attend a special preview tasting of Olive Garden’s new ‘Tastes of the Mediterranean’ menu this week at a lovely event held at Haven’s Kitchen in NYC with a group of other food bloggers, writers and journalists.… Read More Olive Garden unveils new ‘Tastes of the Mediterranean” menu
I recently attended a super fun event to celebrate the delicious new items that Olive Garden has introduced on their menu. I joined the Olive Garden team along with several other local journalists and bloggers at Elevated Acre in Downtown Manhattan which is a beautiful outdoor space overlooking the East River with views of the Brooklyn Bridge.… Read More Olive Garden unveils delicious new menu items!
I recently attended a super fun concert – Live Nation’s Pringles Summer Jam for National Concert Day on Tuesday May 3, 2016 at Irving Plaza in NYC.… Read More National Concert Day & Pringles Summer Jam in NYC!
I’m excited to announce that I will be participating in the Designing Dining Workshop at Bard Graduate Center in NYC on Saturday April 9th! This three-session workshop investigates the visual design, materials, and traditions of presenting creative tablesettings. Participants experiment with table stylings, craft their own metal spoon, and learn how best to photograph food and drink.… Read More Designing Dining Workshop at Bard Graduate Center NYC
I recently hosted a super fun Dine in the Dark Event at CitizenM hotel in Times Square NYC. They invited me to host the event by presenting some delicious nibbles and foodie creations to serve to a great group of food bloggers to do a blind tasting. The idea was to pair flavors and tastes that the bloggers… Read More Food Styling & Photography: #DineintheDarkNYC Event @CitizenM!
Most restaurateurs are beginning to understand the power of social media and online marketing. Running a print ad or spending money on television ads is expensive. Smart operators realize the importance of connecting with consumers and influencers, and how positive online engagement can affect their brand, business, foot traffic and reputation. Social media can be… Read More How 3 NYC Restaurants are using Social Media creatively to break through the clutter
On Monday, June 1st, Foodstand partnered with Slow Money NYC to host a special event called the Foodstand Spotlight Series, featuring five budding food entrepreneurs. Each took to the stage to share their business ideas and work, where in return they got advice from a panel of experts including investors, marketers and innovators.… Read More 5 New Good Food Companies to Watch in NYC
It gives me great pleasure to tell you that my Cooking with Color 4 Kids cooking TV show was selected as an honoree for this year’s BRIC B Free Awards, and was a finalist of three for the award. We didn’t win the overall category but we DID win “Outstanding Program Feature/Segment” for the “B Healthy” category which was quite the honor!… Read More Cooking with Color 4 Kids TV Show wins ‘B Healthy’ B FREE Award