Our food and nutrition editors and Test Kitchen team are respected experts in their field, producing award-winning journalism and delicious, healthy recipes. EatingWell has received over 23 James Beard Award recognitions and 20 food-writing awards and nominations from the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP). Our recipes are developed and tested by culinary professionals and registered dietitians. Meet the team that makes it all happen!
Our Test Kitchen
Pictured (from left to right): Devon O'Brien, Digital Food Editor; Stacy Fraser; Carolyn Casner, Recipe Developer & Tester; Carolyn Malcoun, Senior Food Editor; Jim Romanoff, Food Editor; Breana Lai, M.P.H., R.D., Associate Food Editor.
Each of our recipes is thoroughly tested in the EatingWell Test Kitchen. We create healthy, delicious recipes that are easy for anyone to cook at home.
- Recipes are tested on average seven times each.
- Each recipe is tested by multiple testers.
- We test on both gas and electric stoves.
- We use a variety of tools and techniques.
- Testers shop major supermarkets to research availability of ingredients.
- Testers measure active and total time to prepare each recipe.
Jessie Price, Editor-in-Chief
Jim Romanoff, Food Editor
Shaun Dreisbach, Nutrition & Features Editor
Wendy Ruopp, Managing Editor
Carolyn Malcoun, Senior Food Editor
Lucy M. Casale, Associate Editor
Julia Westbrook, Associate Nutrition Editor
Breana Lai, M.P.H., R.D., Test Kitchen Manager
Julia Clancy, Recipe Developer & Tester
Jim Van Fleteren, Creative Director
Maria Emmighausen, Art Director
Michelle Edelbaum, Digital Director
Riddley Schirm, Social Media Manager
Devon O'Brien, Digital Food Editor
Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D., Digital Nutrition & News Editor
Victoria Seaver, M.S., R.D., C.D., Digital Meal Plan Editor
Penelope Wall, Senior Digital Editor