Andie Mitchell is a New York Times bestselling author and the founder of the popular food and healthy lifestyle blog, AndieMitchell.com. Her memoir, It Was Me All Along, shares her inspiring journey to lose 135 pounds and find balance with food. It has received praise from Giada Di Laurentiis, Rosie O’Donnell, Good Morning America co-host, Lara Spencer, and Biggest Loser host, Alison Sweeney. The book was chosen as one of Amazon’s 100 Best Books of 2015, nominated for a 2015 Goodreads Choice Award, and picked as People Magazine’s Book of the Week. Her follow-up cookbook, Eating in the Middle: A Mostly Wholesome Cookbook, was selected as O Magazine’s Cookbook of the Month and was featured in the New York Times book review.
Chungah Rhee is the founder, recipe developer, and photographer of Damn Delicious. What began as a grad school hobby is now a top food blog, with millions of readers coming to her site for easy weeknight recipes and simplified gourmet meals. She lives and continues to cook non-stop in Los Angeles, with her baby corgi, Butters. Visit her at damndelicious.net.
Ali Ebright is the creator of the food blog, Gimme Some Oven, where she is all about encouraging people to celebrate life around the table, nourished by simple, healthier, and delicious recipes. She created the blog as a hobby back in 2009, and now enjoys working on it full-time to support the millions of readers tuning in for new content each month. Outside of blogging, she enjoys spending time volunteering, traveling, pour-over-coffee-drinking, Barre3-ing, music-making, and spending time with dear friends.
Trevor Debth is the co-founder, along with his wife Jennifer, of the food blog, Show Me the Yummy and the membership site, The Blog Village, helping bloggers create, grow and monetize their blogs. Trevor is responsible for all of the video creation for SMTY as well as the business and technical operations. He worked as a professional film editor and cinematographer in Los Angeles and has been editing film/video for the last twenty years. Trevor has a passion for teaching and sharing his knowledge with others and whether it’s at one of the SMTY Food Video Workshops, in The Blog Village or at a conference… he wants you to succeed!
Carrian Cheney is half of the husband/wife duo over at ohsweetbasil.com, a food blog all about reinventing family dinner. Carrian was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington so she grew up loving fresh produce from the garden, granola and all things green and lush. She believes that cooking is about more than just food, it’s about the stories and people behind it. She spends her time cooking with her husband and three children, getting outdoors and traveling and of course there’s nothing better than a cozy night at home in jammies.
Tieghan Gerard is a food photographer, stylist and recipe developer. Her first cookbook comes out fall 2017 (her favorite time of year!). Her blog, Half Baked Harvest is focused on fun and creative recipes, geared towards easy meals and low key entertaining. Tieghan loves to cook for her family of five picky brothers, a little sister and two busy parents. Tieghan’s passion for food photography and styling is displayed every day throughout her daily posts. Half Baked Harvest has a hearty mix of savory, sweet, healthy and indulgent recipes…with a good amount of chocolate. Every diet should include a little chocolate…balance is the key to life!
Jason Leake quit his corporate job in 2012 (the happiest day of his life outside of the obligatory wedding and child births!) to run the business side of his wife Lisa’s successful food blog, 100 Days of Real Food. The blog spawned multiple books, including her #1 NYT best selling cookbook by the same name. Jason wears many hats, manages a small team, and focuses on monetization and operations. He loves to talk shop with other bloggers and find new ways to optimize and diversify the business. Outside of work, you might find Jason eating amazing food, riding a motorcycle in Baja, backpacking in the mountains with the family, rock climbing, mountain biking, traveling the world, skateboarding, driving too fast, working on the house, or washing dishes. Lots of dishes.
Sally McKenney, of Sally’s Baking Addiction, has made the internet a sweeter place! She is a full-time blogger, photographer, and baking addict sharing her favorite recipes with over 8 million monthly blog readers. Sally is also the author of two best-selling cookbooks, Sally’s Baking Addiction and Sally’s Candy Addiction. Sally also blogs for People magazine’s website and has a massive social media following. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Kevin, and their dog, Jude. Read more about Sally here.
Jocelyn Delk Adams is the author of the award winning and Amazon best selling cookbook Grandbaby Cakes and the founder of Grandbaby Cakes, a food blog which gives her family’s, particularly her grandmother’s, cherished generational recipes her modern spin while preserving the most important ingredient- tradition. Jocelyn has been a brand ambassador and writer for top brands such as Coca-Cola, Pillsbury, McCormick, Safest Choice Eggs, and KitchenAid. In the short span of 3 years, Grandbaby Cakes has been featured on the TODAY Show, The Rachael Ray Show, ABC World News Now, Hallmark Channel, Better Homes and Gardens, O (The Oprah) Magazine, The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS, Essence Magazine, Southern Living Magazine, The New York Times Online, and many, many more. Read more about Jocelyn here.