Kate Shungu

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Chicago, IL
University Of Wisconsin-Madison
Vintage Cooking, Family-Friendly Recipes, Teaching Cooking Classes
  • In 2012, Kate quit her high-stress marketing job for a chance to live out her dream: teaching cooking classes and working in a commercial kitchen.
  • Kate was the recipe developer and product curator for a gourmet food delivery box, designed to showcase unique and interesting food finds from around the world.
  • She was a featured guest on The Blogger Genius Podcast, where she spoke about developing a niche in the food blogging industry.


Kate has worked in the food industry since 2012, working in marketing for several gourmet grocers before starting her vintage food blog, Gift of Hospitality, in 2017. She has been featured live on Chicago's WGN Midday News, and online in Southern Living, Food Network, and Parade. She joined Alb Media in 2020 as a freelance recipe developer and food photographer. Her favorite recipe is one that she's never made before.


Kate has a bachelor's degree in business from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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