Title: Contributing Writer

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Education: B.A. in journalism, Loyola University Chicago

Expertise: Cooking, baking, writing, editing, chefs, restaurants
-Certified sommelier
-Associate Editorial Director at Food & Wine


Chandra Ram is a James Beard- and IACP-nominated food writer, editor and cookbook author. She worked in restaurants for years before turning to food writing and has won multiple awards for her work, including more than a dozen Jesse H. Neal awards and the McAllister Editorial Fellowship.

Chandra has been cooking since she was old enough to help her mother in the kitchen, and she's parlayed her love of food into a career that keeps her busy between the stove and her desk. Her writing has been featured in Food & Wine, Food52, Epicurious, Gravy, The Kitchn and Plate. She is a frequent speaker at food events and industry conferences, and has been an interview subject for podcasts and video programs.

About EatingWell

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