Member Profile: Jane Bonacci

Jane Bonacci is the co-author of “The Gluten-Free Bread Machine Cookbook) and writes The Heritage Cook (www.theheritagecook.com) food blog. She is an expert in gluten-free baking and cooking, a professional food and travel writer, recipe developer, and recipe tester. Her goal is to help people get back in the kitchen, cooking from scratch with […]

Member Profile: Betsy Haley

Betsy Haley turned her background in fine art and her love of cooking into a career in food styling. Her blog betsylife.com features a variety of recipes, fun videos, and lifestyle content reflective of her home in California with her husband and dogs.

When did you first decide you wanted to make food your career?
I […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Featured Members, Featured News, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Profile: Roberta Klugman

As a specialty food and wine retailer, importer, and distributor in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1980s and 1990s, Roberta Klugman actively participated and keenly observed what is now recognized as the American culinary renaissance. For several years she served as executive director of The American Institute of Wine & Food. Founding […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Profile: Sean Timberlake

Sean Timberlake is the founder of Punk Domestics, a community and aggregation site for food preservers and DIY enthusiasts, and Senior Content Marketing Manager for Sun Basket, a healthy meal kit delivery service featuring organic and sustainable ingredients. He has been writing professionally for more than 20 years, and has written on food preservation for Cooking […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Profile: Frankie Whitman

Frankie Whitman is the marketing director for Rubicon Bakers in Richmond, California.  She has had a long career in food and has worked in marketing for Peet’s, Scharffen Berger Chocolates, Niman Ranch, and a host of other Bay Area food brands.  Frankie currently is the Book SIG chair for the SFPFS and in the […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Melody Fuller

Why did you join the SFPFS?
I joined the SFPFS because of its mission, vision, purpose and history.  The deeply respected Antonia Allegra speaks very highly of the organization and believes that this is an organization that I should be a part of.  I am excited to learn and to participate.

How is Food Connected to Your […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

In The News: Dianne Jacob

CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANNE JACOB!
 
Les Dames d’ Escoffier International has named Dianne Jacobs the grand prize winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing in 2016 for her essay in Lucky Peach, The Meaning of Mangoes. It also won Best Essay from the Association of Food Journalists annual awards, and is included in the anthology Best […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Featured Members, Featured News, Member Profiles|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Beth Lee

1. Why did you join the SFPFS?
I hope to meet food professionals from all parts of the industry and create a stronger presence for the South Bay Area.
2. How is food connected your career?
In 2010, I realized that pita chips resonate more with me than memory chips so I started a food blog […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Betsy Haley

Why did you join the SFPFS?
I joined SFPFS because I just moved to the area and am hoping to meet people who work in my industry, share my interests and can hopefully help me begin to build a community here.

How is food connected your career?
I’m a food stylist so I work with brands and […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Abbie Leeson, The Ginger People

Why did you join the SFPFS?
We were members many years ago and then moved our ginger business to the Monterey Peninsula. We’ve decided to return to the SFPFS to reconnect with the members and take part in its activities.
How is food connected your career?
We’ve been in the food business over 30 years. Our […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Featured Members|0 Comments