Mirtle Pena-Calderon

Miami, FL
University Of Florida, Miami Dade College
Food, History, Lifestyle
  • Mirtle is a food writer for MegaMenu.
  • Mirtle has over 7 years of copywriting experience and has written for food & beverage brands, restaurants, and hospitality brands.
  • Mirtle has written for LatinaWatch, HOLA! USA, and HelloGiggles, to name a few.


Mirtle received her B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Florida in 2012. Upon graduation, she began working at a food and beverage public relations agency where she was able to acquire first-hand knowledge of the restaurant industry through her work with local chefs and restaurants. She then pursued a career in social media marketing, continuing to grow her knowledge of food and lifestyle brands through work and her blog. In 2019, she began working as an editor and sole food writer for the lifestyle and celebrity website HOLA! USA. Since then, she has written for MegaMenu, LatinaWatch, HelloGiggles, and Latina Lowdown.


Mirtle graduated with a bachelor's degree in Public Relations from the University of Florida. Prior to this, she received her A.A. in Mass Communications from Miami Dade College, The Honors College.
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