passionate writer, traveler and cook, Kathy Hunt
has made innumerable journeys to Europe, Central America, Asia and
Africa, sampling the cuisines and collecting stories and recipes as she
roamed. When not on the road, she works as a freelance writer and
photographer specializing in food, travel and sustainable living.
Since 2006 Kathy has written a nationally syndicated food column for the Tribune Company's Tribune Media
Services. Her stories run in such newspapers as Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Her articles also appear in such magazines as Veg News, BackHome, Chester County Town and Country Living, Ed Hitzel's Restaurant Magazine and The Sun. Online her work can be found at Zester Daily, AroundMaine, Epicurious and On the Down Low.
Along with feature writing, Kathy has penned entries for the two-volume food encyclopedia Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl (Greenwood Publishing, 2008). She has also acted as a recipe tester, most notably for Francine Segan's 2007 IACP and James Beard Foundation Award finalist, The Opera Lover's Cookbook.
She likewise creates and tests her own published recipes.
At present she is working on her first cookbook.
In addition to her journalistic and culinary work Kathy serves as a content editor and writer
for such clients as Merck & Co. Inc., Pennsylvania State University, the Salvation Army and Overbrook
Friedlander Programs. An alumnus of Columbia University's
Graduate School of Journalism, she holds two Master of Science degrees.
divides her time between an 1801
farmhouse on the
of Philadelphia and an apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Follow her on Twitter @Kitchenkat and on Kitchen Kat, her food and travel blog.