Nick Desimone

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The Evergreen State College
Recipe Development, Ingredient Explainer, Italian Cuisine, Vegetarianism.
  • Nick has experience in undergrad study writing research studies and papers.
  • Nick has spent the last 8 years of their professional career working in restaurants as a cook.
  • Recently, Nick has explored food writing across many topics including recipe writing, restaurant news, and technique and ingredient deep dives.


While working full time as a restaurant cook, Nick took up food writing to expand their passion of all things food. After over 8 years in the kitchen, they have a unique perspective on restaurant life and food in general. They have been published in, Mashed, and a local Philadelphia news outlet, Billy Penn.


Nick holds a Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry with a focus in anatomy and physiology from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
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