Emma Segrest

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Chicago, IL
University Of Cincinnati
Food History, Celeberity Chef Culture, Chicago Food Scene
  • In 2023 Emma got to interview photographer Barbara Cole for Le Mile magazine.
  • She won Best New Works award from the Asheville Fringe Festival for the show The Clown Car Rolls On as part of Rabbit Foot Puppetry.
  • She once received a tattoo from a tattoo artist while interviewing them for a story.


Emma began her writing career for local Cincinnati publications such as Women of Cincy and The News Record. There she found her passion for writing stories celebrating the accomplishments of the human spirit. She began writing for Tasting Table in 2023, focusing on food trends, regional foods, and cooking tips.


Emma graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati in 2022.
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