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Food writers and broadcasters Utah – who’s who

Putting your restaurant and your latest news in front of Utah food media can make all the difference. Utah food writers *love* to hear from you, and need news on a regular basis to share with their readers, listeners and viewers. Here are all the big names on the local food scene, be sure to contact each and every one with your news!

Food writers in Utah

Aimee L. Cook

Aimee is a freelance food writer. Aimee’s work can be found in the following publications: Utah Business, Devour Utah, City Weekly and Utah Stories. Contact Aimee via her website.

Alex Springer

Alex writes the weekly food column in the City Weekly – a weekly print publication with online presence. In his weekly column Alex typically reviews a restaurant or set of restaurants as well as catching readers up on that weeks pertinent food news.

Heather L. King

Heather is a freelance food writer. Heather is a former restaurant critic at the Salt Lake Tribune. HEather’s work can be found in the following publications: Salt Lake Tribune, Devour Utah, With Weekly, Utah CEO Magazine, Utah Business and Heather can be reached via her website and social media platforms.

Kathy Stephenson

Kathy is a full time staffer at the Salt Lake Tribune and works to cover news regarding food and alcohol in Utah. Your can find Kathy’s contact details here.

Stuart Melling

Hey now. Yours truly. I started Gastronomic SLC way back in the mists of time, AKA 2007. Since then I’ve starred as freelance restaurant reviewer for the Salt Lake Tribune as well as helped many other local publications in their work, places such as Visit Salt Lake, Utah Stories, Salt Lake Magazine and more. I’ve consulted on national TV and radio shows (watch for my name in the credits) and won a few awards for all this nonsense. Reach me at

Ted Scheffler

Ted is a freelance food writer. Ted is the former restaurant critic at the City Weekly and former dining editor at Salt Lake Magazine.

Food broadcasters in Utah

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