Resume

Tracey Middlekauff
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Writing and Editing

Research Associate, Writer, and Editor, Knurture, February 2015-present
Research, write, and edit articles on business culture and topics for a small design consultancy

Recipe Columnist, Style magazine, October 2012 - December 2014
Develop four original themed recipes each month, and photograph and style the dishes  for print

Food and Drink Editor, the Urbanite, June 2010 – September 2012
Produce weekly online food and drink content, including features, restaurant reviews, recipes, and product reviews; manage reader submitted content; coordinate photographers and freelancers; and contribute to monthly print magazine

Food Blogger, TastyTrix.com, July 2009-Present
Regular blog entries, with original photographs and food styling, about food, culture, travel, recipes, and dining. Featured blogger on CNN’s Eatocracy.com, featured in The Hindu, Yummly.com, and regularly featured in Tastespotting.com and Foodgawker.com

Interim Editor-in-Chief, Hair’s How, U.S. edition, December 2008-March 2009
Writing, editing, revising, and liaising with the staff of this Moscow-based salon industry publication

Freelance Writer, March 2000-present
Features, reviews, and profiles for The Toronto Globe & Mail, Culture: the Word on Cheese, BMore Media, ToqueMag.com, The Urbanite, Style, Arthritis Today, The Weekly Reader (various publications), Time Out New York, The New York Sun, People, In New York,  Lifetimetv.com, MSP Custom Communications, Publisher’s Weekly, Block, Shoot, and Avenue

Writer and Producer of Audio Walking Tour of New Orleans, Talking Street/Candide Media, April-August 2005
This 18-stop historical tour incorporated engaging narrative, dramatic readings from archival documents, newspapers, and diaries, as well as interviews with historians, jazz musicians, and experts. 

Photography and Food Styling

Food photography and styling featured in Culture: the Word on Cheese, Style magazine, Epicurious.com, MichelesGranola.com, and the Urbanite (print) and UrbaniteBaltimore.com

Culinary

Assistant Chef, For the Love of Food, November 2009 - present
Provide instructional and practical assistance during culinary classes and corporate team building events

Prep and Line Cook, The Desert Cafe, March 2011 - August 2011
Prepare food, create menu items, and cook solo during the busy lunch shift at a Middle Eastern restaurant

Research

Lead research assistant for award-winning author Laura Claridge, 2000-2008
Extensive archival and genealogical research, subject interviews, and correspondence for Norman Rockwell: A Life (Random House, fall 2001), and Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners (Random House, fall 2008)

Education

Culinary and Cooking Skills Program
Anne Arundel Community College’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts

Master of Arts, Literature 
University of Maryland, College Park

Bachelor of Arts, English 

Goucher College





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