Jess Kapadia

Jess Kapadia
The Spruce / Jordan Provost​
Title: Food Editor
Location: New York City, New York
Education: University of Southern California — Annenberg School for Journalism, Université Paris-Sorbonne
Expertise: Food and Dining

Jess is an Editor for The Spruce Eats, where she oversees a team of recipe developers and food writers in creating delicious recipes and helpful cooking guides. She's a seasoned content strategist with experience in social media management, branded content, and also hosts The Spruce Eats' weekly Instagram Live videos and "One Thing" video series.

She's also a contributing writer for The Spruce Eats, a role in which she spearheads the writing of articles on hundreds of staple ingredients from around the world, providing tips on how to cook with them at home.


  • 10 years writing and editing food and beverage content
  • Experienced test kitchen director and food stylist
  • Travel expert specializing in far-flung destinations (she once butchered and pit-barbecued wild boar in a Taiwanese jungle with a native tribe) 



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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