Jacob Smith

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Location
Edinburgh, Scotland
School
The University Of Exeter, Universitat Internacional De Catalunya
Expertise
Coffee Production And Brewing, Home Cooking Advice, European Food Culture
  • Jacob is the author of Marra, a weekly food-related newsletter that spotlights Northern people, produce, and regions.
  • While working with food influencer Lakes Eats, he reviewed several of the Lake District's most prominent restaurants, including Simon Rogan's Henrock and was fortunate enough to have dined at the three Michelin-starred L'Enclume.
  • An article by Jacob won a silver award at the North American Guild of Beer Writers' 2023 awards.

Experience

Jacob began writing about food while living in Bristol, where he wrote for EATE Collective, a global collective of chefs, suppliers, and restaurants. Since moving to Scotland, Jacob has worked with a variety of media outlets and businesses, including Delicious, Pellicle, MegaMenu, Daily Meal, Leafe, and H&N Magazine. He is also a committee member for The Guild of Food Writers, the UK's association for professional food writers and broadcasters.

Education

Jacob has both a B.Sc. and an M.A. from the University of Exeter, a Russell Group university known for its academic excellence. He also holds a teaching certificate from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
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