Trevor Carlson

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University Of Central Florida
American Cuisine, Korean Cuisine, Recipe Development
  • Trevor was a writing instructor and curriculum developer in South Korea, where he fell in love with Korean food and created a cooking class to help students learn English.
  • His extensive writing background and culinary experience are put to good use at Daily Meal, where both of his passions converge in weekly articles.
  • He has worked as a professional cook and recipe developer in various capacities throughout his career, including a role at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon.


Trevor contributed to his college newspaper at the University of Central Florida, where he reviewed the local food scene in Orlando. He organized and led writing workshops throughout his degree program at UCF. He has worked in kitchens and classrooms for nearly two decades. Trevor was a writer for an SEO marketing company based in St. Petersburg, Florida — The HOTH — where he focused on food journalism. He also taught creative writing, research, and literature courses for ELS at the academy's Florida Institute of Technology campus for several years.


Trevor has a bachelor's degree in English creative writing from the University of Central Florida. In college, he was an editorial intern for The Florida Review, a literary magazine that publishes prose, poetry, and graphic narratives from emerging and established writers.
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