Office Hours with Amanda Hesser

Co-Founder, & Food Writer, NY Times

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What's your favorite food-related TV show- Alton Brown? Posh Nosh? Cupcake Wars?
Asked by Elizabeth Claire Burke
What advice do you have for those who come to find that the corpotate world isn't for them either?
Asked by Taylor Nunley
What is the best part of being in the food industry and the worst?
Asked by Amanda Pouchot
Possible to "just" (mainly) be a writer, or do you have to be savvy in social media, web, more?
Asked by Maghan McDowell

About Amanda Hesser, Co-Founder, & Food Writer, NY Times

Amanda Hesser is a co-founder of and has been named one of the 50 most influential women in food by Gourmet.

As a longtime staffer at the New York Times, Hesser wrote more than 750 stories and was the food editor at the Times Magazine. She has written the award-winning books Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and the Gardener, and edited the essay collection Eat, Memory. Her last book, a Times bestseller and the winner of a James Beard award, is The Essential New York Times Cookbook.

Hesser is a trustee of Awesome Food, and is an adviser to the Spence Foundation, Real Time Farms and Underground Eats.

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