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Who We Are

Plate features insights into the personalities, inspiration and community that make restaurants important in our society. We’re a voice for independent restaurants and restaurant workers, and a trusted resource for the professional chef community. Whether it’s through our award-winning magazine, interactive virtual events, compelling digital content, or suite of weekly newsletters, members will get in-depth stories and coverage of what matters most.

We bring you everything you need to know about the industry, including:

  • Innovative food and drink inspiration
  • Stories on chef, food and kitchen culture
  • Coverage of social issues and impact on the restaurant community
  • One-of-a-kind chef-to-chef interviews, blogs, thousands of chef-driven recipes, and more...

Our Team

Liz Grossman, Editor, @elizabites_chi

Caroline Hatchett, Senior Editor, @hatchetteats

Katie Wilson, Managing Editor

Gerald J. White, Publisher

Laurie Hachmeister, VP Corporate Marketing/Custom Content Lead

Rachel Walker, Associate Publisher/Director of Advertising & Strategy


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