Bethany Moncel

Bethany Moncel is a food enthusiast and freelance writer. Her background includes:

  • A decade of experience in the foodservice industry
  • Three years experience in the specialty grocery industry
  • Author of a book with budget-friendly recipes


Bethany Moncel is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles for three years. She is a passionate food enthusiast, freelance writer, and author who has been dabbling in the art and science of food since childhood. Culinary curiosity has been her fuel for life, both personal and professional.

Bethany has 10 years of experience working in the foodservice industry including everything from large-scale commercial kitchens to small mom and pop eateries. Bethany spent three years working in the specialty grocery industry, which expanded her knowledge of ingredients and foods from around the world.


Bethany Moncel earned a bachelor's degree in nutritional science from Louisiana State University, which allows her to explore the science of food as well as many cultural and socioeconomic issues related to food and nutrition.

Awards and Publications

She is the author of the book Budget Bytes: Over 100 Easy, Delicious Recipes to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half.

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