Find your cullinary voice

Kristin Donnelly

Kristin Donnelly is an alumna of the Institute of Culinary Education.Senior Food Editor, Food & Wine, New York City, NY
Culinary Arts, 2005

Kristin Donnelly grew up in Philadelphia and worked in wine sales at Chamber Street Wines and Crush Wine & Spirits before transitioning to the world of food media. She completed a bachelor’s degree in Media Studies from Catholic University of America. After her studies at ICE, Donnelly completed her externship at Food & Wine. She has been there ever since and became a full-time staff member in 2006. Now she is part of the editorial team at the famed magazine, helping track trends, edit recipes, and seek out new products. When asked about how she discovered her culinary voice, she says, “ICE gave me a great foundation. I’ve been able to use the basic building blocks I learned — like how to season food, create a perfect dough or make a great pan sauce — and expand on them throughout my career.”