Kristen Ordonez

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New Jersey
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Pop Culture-Based Cookbooks, Slow Cooker Recipes, Food Trends Within The Luxury Industry
  • Kristen has interviewed award-winning chefs and industry professionals, from restauranteurs in Milan to Miami-based pastry chefs.
  • She has toured and eaten at high-end resorts and communities that specialize in farm-to-table and sustainable living.
  • Kristen has also attempted to visit every New Jersey restaurant reviewed on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."


Kristen has worked as a professional writer since 2016. She joined the production team at Unique Homes Magazine, a luxury real estate publication which produces promotional marketing materials for luxury real estate agents across the country and world. She has written editorial pieces for corporate publications that have spanned many networks of real estate companies, from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Keller Williams to Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.


Kristen earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing with a minor in journalism from Fairleigh Dickinson University's Madison campus.
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