Dana Cowin

Speaking Broadly

Dana Cowin, best known for her two decades as the Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine, is a tastemaker, talent scout, consultant, author, lecturer and radio show host. During her tenure at the award-winning magazine (1995-2016), she oversaw every editorial aspect of the brand from print to web to books to social media. Her upcoming project is called "Finding Focus in the Kitchen." Cowin launched a branding consultancy Speaking Broadly, which is also the name of her podcast where she interviews extraordinary women in the food industry. A sought-after speaker, Cowin has been a judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef,” a presenter at SXSW, a lecturer at the Food & Wine Classic and other festivals and events. A noted author, Cowin in 2014 published “Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: Learning to Cook with 65 Great Chefs and Over 100 Delicious Recipes.” She was inducted into the James Beard Foundation's Who's Who of Food & Drink.

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