Jennifer Hutzel

Jennifer Hutzel - Editor

Seattle, WA, USA

Enthusiastic cookbook and recipe editor with over 5 years experience recipe testing, editing, and development for blogs, apps, and books.

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While new to the professional editing field, I am passionate about good writing and making sure everything is accurate! I think I have secretly wanted to be an editor for a long time, since I enjoyed correcting student's work in school and even became an English major in college.

I began recipe testing a few years ago through David Leite's food blog. I loved providing my opinion and suggestions for recipes after trying them out at home. I previously worked as a Culinary Arts Assistant at a cooking school in Manhattan for the past few years. This taught me a great deal about cooking in general and I enjoyed learning so many cooking techniques and new recipes to try.
English (US)
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
Health & Wellbeing


  • Cornell Nutrition and Healthy Living Certificate
  • Wageningen University Nutrition and Health: Human Microbiome
  • The Culinary Institute of America: Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit
  • BA in English from Lewis & Clark College
  • MA in Fine Arts Management from Montclair State University

Work experience


The On Demand Company
July, 2022 – Present (5 months)

Freelance Food Writer
January, 2022 – Present (11 months)

Personal Chef Assistant

Love & Plates
October, 2021 – April, 2022 (6 months)

Food Editor

Stone Pier Press
January, 2020 – May, 2020 (4 months)

Sales and Marketing Associate

teNeues Publishing
January, 2019 – Present (almost 4 years)

- Create and post social media marketing campaigns for Facebook and Twitter
- Write and edit blog posts for teNeues stationery website
- Sales and Customer service

Recipe Tester

Nibble Apps
December, 2018 – February, 2019 (2 months)

Culinary Arts Assistant

JCC Manhattan
September, 2016 – March, 2020 (over 3 years)

• Prepared kitchen by setting up all necessary tools and equipment for students and chef, wash and organize ingredients, and review recipe instructions
• Followed directions from chef and assist with any ingredient/recipe prep
• Helped students during class by answering questions and assist with recipe completion

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