Allyson Morgan

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Location
New York, NY
School
The Ohio State Univeristy
Expertise
International Cuisine, Wine, Celebrity Chefs
  • Allyson is a frequent solo traveler and writes boutique hotel and restaurant reviews all over the world for the online publication Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
  • She has written for the food industry-specific website Back of House.
  • Allyson opened a new credit card so that she could dine at Noma, ranked the best restaurant in the world. It was worth it.

Experience

Allyson worked for many years as a server and bartender in the food and beverage community in New York. She experienced numerous kitchens first-hand as both a patron and employee. She has also traveled all over the world, from France to Maine to California, for artist residencies, where she has tasted local cuisine to supplement her writing. Allyson's first short film, "Need For Speed (Dating)," premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, while her next short, "Sitting," made its world premiere at SCAD Savannah Film Festival and won "Outstanding Narrative Short" at Tallgrass Film Festival. "First Date," her newest short film produced by 20th Digital Studio, is currently airing on Hulu in their Bite-Size Halloween Series. She adapted "First Date" into a feature film, which the LA Times called "edgy" and "powerful." All of this film experience makes her uniquely qualified and interested in writing about what goes on behind the scenes of television and film production, particularly in the cooking show space.

Education

Allyson has dual bachelor's degrees with honors and distinction in theatre and communications from The Ohio State University.
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