About Amanda Hesser, Co-Founder, Food52.com & Food Writer, NY Times
Amanda Hesser is a co-founder of Food52.com 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.