Alongside the Restaurant SmartBrief e-newsletter, this blog is designed to act as a forum for restaurant managers and foodservice professionals to discuss all matters related to the food industry. Visit us for best practices, tips and stories straight from the industry.
We look forward to your participation in this collaboration.
Megan Conniff — Director of Editorial Content
Megan Conniff is the director of content at SmartBrief. Over the past seven years at SmartBrief, she’s edited email newsletters and blogged about the the retail, CPG, foodservice and health care industries.
Amy Sung — Senior Editor
Amy Sung has over eight years of experience in editorial, creating and editing content for both B2B and consumer outlets. Prior to joining SmartBrief as senior food & beverage editor, she was a reporter and associate editor for Supermarket News, senior editor for Spafinder Wellness, and has freelanced for QSR Magazine, FSR Magazine (formerly Restaurant Management Magazine), Bon Appetit, The Hartman Group, Serious Eats, Every Day With Rachael Ray, The Knot, New York Press, Seattle Weekly, iVillage.com and more.
Tricia Smith — Editor
Tricia Smith edits food, beverage and CPG briefs and manages SmartBlog on Food & Beverage. A former intern and writer at SmartBrief, she graduated from the Philip Merrill School of Journalism at the University of Maryland in College Park. You can follow her on Twitter @SB_Food.
Liz DeHoff — Editor
Liz DeHoff has been a writer and editor for more than 10 years. She has a special interest in the wine and spirits industry as it applies to restaurants. She is particularly passionate about local wines and spirits and how they can be paired with local food products in restaurants.
Janet Forgrieve — Writer
Janet Forgrieve is a SmartBrief writer who covers restaurant and retail briefs. A former business journalist, Janet spent several years covering the restaurant and retail industries for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida and spent six years covering business at The Tampa Tribune.