Helena Nichols

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Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
School
Chatham University
Expertise
Vegetarian Cooking, Baking, Spirits & Cocktails
  • Helena wrote her thesis on veganism in punk rock culture.
  • During 2020, she made over 300 different cocktails.
  • Her whiskey chocolate caramel cake recipe won first place in a baking competition.

Experience

Helena has been a professional foodie for close to a decade. Following a lifelong love of desserts, she worked as a baker, where she honed her skills in making all things sweet. While completing her master's, she began writing about food and has never looked back. She has been published in multiple food and news outlets, including TABLE Magazine, Mashed, Tasting Table, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Helena continues to pursue her passions by trying new foods and interesting cocktails whenever she can.

Education

Helena holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from Chatham University; and a master's degree in food studies from Chatham University. Her program at Chatham provided her with a variety of hands-on food experiences, including making chocolate and brewing beer, as well as a deep knowledge of food history and culture.
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