Jennifer Matthewson is a writer, photographer, and entrepreneur originally from the Midwest. She is a freelance journalist, author of “Career Diary of a Caterer,” and Founder/Editor/Publisher of

In early 2008, Jennifer launched Daily Blender, covering food & beverage industry news from an insider’s perspective, gaining the respect of chefs, restaurateurs, and food fans around the globe. Eventually expanding to include travel and arts & culture, Daily Blender has published more than 800 exclusive features and profiles over the years.