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 was a Food Editor for The Spruce Eats, where she oversaw 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 was also a contributing writer for The Spruce Eats, a role in which she spearheaded 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 Eats

The Spruce Eats, a Dotdash brand, is a food and drink website offering more than 15,000 tested recipes, 1,200 how-to videos, informative articles, trustworthy product recommendations, and the inspiration to help you make your best meal. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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