Work with Me

As a published author, freelance writer, and professional chef and recipe developer, I offer a wide array of services and love working with brands and publications in a variety of ways as listed below. If you are interested in working with me, would like to see my media kit, or have any questions, please email me at [email protected]

I have worked with brands like Kahlua, Kikkoman, Kroger, KitchenAid, Avocados from Mexico, National Pork Board, Mazola, STAR Fine Foods, Tabasco, and Imperial Sugar. My recipes have been featured on Today, People, NPR, Business Insider, Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, The Kitchn, Glamour, Gourmet Live, and more.

You can see some example of my work here:

The Ultimate Cupcake Recipe Guide for Relish

How to Make Croissants for Kitchenthusiast, a blog by KitchenAid

How to Test If It’s Fresh for Gold Medal Flour’s website

Ongoing recipe development for Imperial Sugar’s website

What we can do together

Recipe Development: I would love to create tasty and unique recipes using your company’s products.

Food Videos: As a visual person I enjoy seeing techniques, tools, and ingredients in action and so do my readers. I can create custom videos tailored to your brand and product.

Brand ambassadorship: An ongoing relationship aimed to promote your brand through a variety of methods that match Handle the Heat’s mission and audience.

Sponsored posts: This can include food writing, recipe development, and photography to promote your brand.

Sponsored conference attendance: I would love to represent your brand at a food-related conference.

Brand travel and events: I also love to travel on behalf of my favorite brands to learn more about the company and to promote the brand with my readers through posts and social media attention.

Product reviews and giveaways: If you think you have a product that would be a good fit for Handle the Heat please let me know.

Advertisements: Advertise your brand on Handle the Heat with a variety of ad options. Please email me with your proposal.

Editorial content: Would you like me to write for your food publication?

Other: I am open to other ideas for working together. Please email me!
Brand relationships must value the trust I have gained with my readers so all sponsored content is disclosed.