Jan Valdez

Title: Content Update Editor

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Education: B.A. in Culinary Arts, The Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago

Expertise: Recipe development, recipe testing, writing and editing

- Senior culinary specialist at Weber Inc.
- Former product development test kitchen assistant for Pampered Chef


Jan Valdez has years of experience working in test kitchens, primarily in research and development and product development. Her experience in the Good Housekeeping test kitchen in New York City launched a career in professional test kitchens. Along with being a recipe developer and recipe tester, she is also a food photographer and food stylist. Her work has been published in various food magazines and cookbooks.