Julia Forbes

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Location
North Carolina
School
Queens University Of Charlotte
Expertise
North Carolina Local Restaurants, Food Journalism, Baking
  • As an avid food enthusiast, Julia loves to play around with various kitchen gadgets, from the latest and greatest KitchenAid stand mixers to sous vide immersion machines.
  • She has appeared on several cooking and TV programs, including WBTV Carolina, Fox 46 Charlotte, WCCB Charlotte's CW Food Truck Rumble, and Cooking Channel's "Man v Food."
  • Julia is always on the lookout for hidden gems, and powerhouse spots alike –– lately you'll find her at North Carolina's beloved James Beard nominated spots like Raleigh's St. Roch Fine Oysters and Durham's Saltbox Seafood Joint.

Experience

Whether it's a spunky social media post or an engaging article, Julia has worked with big and small businesses alike to produce colorful, attention-grabbing content. She has contributed to publications such as The Charlotte Observer, Offline INC, and Raleigh Magazine. Julia has also produced content for national food, beverage, and travel brands such as Dunkin' Donuts, Sheetz, Le Creuset, Bojangles, Clean Juice, Genuine Fred, and Amtrak. In her spare time, you can find her traveling throughout North Carolina to research the best spots to visit.

Education

Julia has a degree in Communication with a minor in Digital Media Studies from Queens University of Charlotte.
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