Jared Kaufman

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Location
Minneapolis, MN
School
Boston University
University Of Missouri
Expertise
Sustainability, Cheese + Artisan Foods, Cooking
  • Jared is a food writer for Mashed as well as other local and national publications.
  • He also works as a cheesemonger in Minneapolis, and previously was a cheesemonger and retail coffee buyer in Boston.
  • He holds a master's degree in food studies from Boston University, where his thesis focused on kids' menus.

Experience

Jared Kaufman is a food journalist, researcher, and cheesemonger in Minneapolis. His food reporting has appeared in local and national publications including Eater, Food Tank, Racket (Minneapolis), Boston.com, and more, and has won awards from the Association of Food Journalists and the Missouri Press Association. In addition to writing bios about himself in the third person, Jared is also a glass artist and a (very amateur) harp player.

Education

He holds a master’s degree in food studies from Boston University, where his thesis research focused on restaurant kids’ menus and the sociological construction of childhood taste, and a magazine journalism degree from the University of Missouri.
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