Jennifer cole

  • Editor & Freelance Writer

Participates In:

  • Bartenders Challenge Judge

Mississippi-born Jennifer V. Cole is a freelance writer and editor. Her work appears in Garden & Gun, Eater, Fast Company, Coastal Living, Travel + Leisure, The Local Palate, Esquire, Punch, Modern Farmer, and more. She was Deputy Editor of Southern Living, where she covered the South for nearly a decade.

 

Cole is co-writing Chasing the Gator with chef Issac Toups (Little, Brown; spring 2018). She launched and edits Bake From Scratch, a luxury consumer publication dedicated to the world of bread, pastry, and confections. It was named the Hottest New Magazine by min in 2016. She guest edited the spring 2017 issue of Gravy, the James Beard Award-winning publication of the Southern Foodways Alliance.

 

After graduating with honors from Auburn University with a triple major in Economics, French, and German, she made her way to New York where she worked at TIME magazine, and subsequently as an editor for Travel + Leisure. She has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, ridden elephant-back through the jungles of Thailand, and sailed on gulets over the Aegean Sea. She’s generally made it her mission to eat her way around the world, and she’ll try anything once.

 

Cole was the founding editor and producer of the Southern Living "Biscuits & Jam" video and concert music series. She has been named an Arkansas Traveler by the Governor and Secretary of State of Arkansas and received a proclamation from the Tennessee legislature for her work in food and music. She regularly speaks at conferences and events such as Terra Vita, BevCon, Food Media South, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, and the Southern Food Writing Conference. Her work has been recognized by min, Folio, and the Society of American Travel Writers.

 

Cole speaks French, German, and Italian—and enough Dutch to get in trouble. She takes her bourbon neat.

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November 6-12, 2017

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival is presented by the Tourism Leadership Council, a 501-(c) 6 organization, with proceeds benefiting the TLC Scholarship Fund, with educational opportunities for hospitality program students in colleges and universities in the Coastal Empire and many local charitable organizations.