Shannon Cudd

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Los Angeles, CA
Chapman University
Baking, High End Dinning, Event Management
  • Shannon worked for Patina Catering helping run the Emmy's Governor's Ball for 10 years.
  • One of her favorite dinning experiences was in Paris, France at the Jules Verne restaurant inside the Eiffel Tower.
  • Her favorite recipes to make are Overnight French Toast, Ted Lasso cookies, and homemade pizza dough.


Shannon is a writer and actor from sunny Southern California. She began writing professionally in 2020 during the great COVID-19 pause. She previously worked in high end catering event management throughout socal with some of the most talented chefs around and was constantly dazzled by the delicious food coming from the kitchens. She is a staff writer at LittleThings and frequent contributor to WeGotThisCoverred and TVOvermind. Her byline has also appeared in Inside Hook, Knock LA, Whetstone Magazine, the OC Register, and more. Shannon joined Mashed in 2023 and is happy to share her passion for food and writing with its readers.


Shannon has a bachelor's degree in Theater Performance from Chapman University in Orange, California.
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