Sheri Wetherell

Hello! I'm the co-founder and CEO of Foodista.com, and creator of the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC). I grew up surrounded by food on both sides of my family. My paternal grandmother owned a diner for many years, and my maternal grandmother (and mother of five daughters) was always found in the kitchen baking or whipping up garden-fresh tomato juice. My mother instilled in me the importance of healthy, wholesome eating and fed the entire family homemade soups, breads, and fresh carrot juice. Through my grandmothers, mother, and numerous travels overseas, I developed my love of food. I honed my palate and taste for travel by hopping planes with my airline pilot father, spent nearly a year studying in Italy and traveling in Greece, and taught English in Tokyo for three years. My professional background is in traditional and online marketing, where I worked for companies such as Amazon.com, Microsoft, Nordstrom, and eBay. With Foodista.com I have finally found my true passion - immersion in the world of food. I'm also the proud mama of daughter Emery.

Organization memberships:
Les Dames d'Escoffier - Seattle Chapter
International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)
 

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October 29, 2012

Brownie Coffins

Halloween only comes once a year, so why not make your own fun homemade spooky treats! Your little goblins will love these sweet snacks from Brownie Coffins to a Harry Potter Non-Alcoholic Butterbeer...

October 26, 2012

foodagram

Foodagram is a fun way to record and share your own food puppet video message. The site launched this morning by My Food My Way, a Toronto-based company focused on changing the culture of food in...

October 24, 2012

butterbeer

If you're throwing a party this Halloween you want to be trick-or-treater ready, not spending all of your time in the kitchen. Easy appetizers and the slow cooker are your time-saving best friend...

October 24, 2012

Prosciutto and Red Peppers

 'Tis the season for dinner and cocktail parties, but that doesn't mean you have to break a sweat or your budget in order to put out a nice spread for your guests. Maria Zoitas, creator...

October 18, 2012

toro and caviar

Euphoric is the only way I can describe how I felt after biting into the toro and caviar on toast that celebrity chef Masa Takayama set before me. There's tuna and there's toro (or o-toro),...

October 16, 2012

pumpkin whoopie pie

It's no wonder that squash is one of the first foods you can introduce to a baby: it's naturally sweet and healthy, easy to digest, supremely diverse (Pumpkin Whoopie Pies!), and few have an...

October 15, 2012

crying child

Lack of food is harmful to any individual, but it's particularly heartbreaking when a child goes hungry. The first three years of life are critical to a child's physical and mental health,...

October 15, 2012

pin & win

This post brought to you by Avocados from Mexico. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is the time for frightful fun from decorations and costumes to treats and eats! Join us in celebrating the...

October 15, 2012

yummi yogi cookie cutters

The Yummi Yogi™ product line of yoga pose-shaped cookie cutters is a fun way to bring yoga into the kitchen! Created in 2011 by a new mom and practicing yogi who loves to cook, the Yummi Yogi...

October 12, 2012

baked ziti

After a long summer slumber, slow cookers and baking dishes are slowing making their way back onto kitchen counters. The chill of fall is settling in and so are our cravings for warm, comforting...

October 6, 2012

Liquid Nitrogen Cocktail Cart

Hand-crafted sophisticated cocktails like the ones served at Hyde Lounge at Bellagio are quickly replacing those unfortunate syrupy libations, but liquid nitrogen cocktails? Now that's cool. The...

October 5, 2012

camarones rancheros

Just two nights ago, Javier's, the popular Southern California and Los Cabos restaurant, opened its doors at ARIA in Las Vegas. Their upscale Mexican cuisine features Baja specials from both land...

October 3, 2012

fifty shades of bacon

Fifty Shades of Bacon is a tongue in cheek bacon cookbook that parodies the popular erotic BDSM series. Chapters include saucy titles such as Foreplay (Appetizers), Afternoon Delight (Main Course),...

October 2, 2012

roast chicken

When searching for quick and easy recipes, roast chicken win hands down. You simply crank the oven up to 425-450 degrees F, rub the bird with generously with salt, and shove a well-pierced lemon (or...

October 1, 2012

flank steak with mushroom sauce

The perfect finishing touch in meal preparation, Swanson Flavor Boost brings depth of flavor to your favorite dishes, from stir-fry and pasta to burgers, veggies...

October 1, 2012

vegetarian mushroom shepherds pie

This tasty vegetarian casserole from Gourmandelle is a healthy twist on the classic British Shepherd's Pie. Packed with vegetables, mushrooms, and herbs and spices it makes for the perfect...

September 29, 2012

Tully's coffee

We're big coffee lovers here in Seattle, so what better way to celebrate National Coffee Day than to giveaway some 'jo! As a special “Ode to Coffee,” Tully's is giving one...

September 25, 2012

apple crumble

Fall is apple season and time is well spent filling your kitchen with the warmth and aromas of a freshly baked apple pie, apple crisp, or apple crumble! Below is a recipe for a Traditional British...

September 14, 2012

Wine spectator review video

The fun folks at Jordan Winery, inspired by the viral video series "Real Actors Read Yelp Reviews," created their hilarious spin off video series titled "Real Winemakers Read Wine...

September 11, 2012

mobile skillet

Mobile Skillet™ is one of the only digital media companies devoted exclusively to producing affordable, high-quality, cutting-edge recipe apps for restaurateurs, chefs, food bloggers, food...

September 11, 2012

vegas

After spending an amazing time at Mandalay Bay in Vegas we thought it would be great to offer you a FREE one night stay at their fabulous hotel! Simply Like Foodista on Facebook to enter the...

September 10, 2012

Mandalay Bay

Most people can't wait to start gambling when they get to Vegas. For me, it's all about the gourmet cuisine, entertainment, and spas! In the food world, you know you've made it as a...

September 6, 2012

cedar planked salmon

Perched on the edge of Pier 67 in the famous Edgewater hotel is the elegant Six Seven Restaurant. The Edgewater, built after the World's Fair in 1962, is the city's only waterfront hotel....

September 5, 2012

Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman will open Seattle Arts & Lecture's 2012/13 season on September 19 with "The Future of Food," his talk about the intersection of food, politics, the environment, and...

August 27, 2012

Pike Place Market

We are thrilled to announce that the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC) is coming back to Seattle! And, we're now offering bloggers a new special price...$95! Organized by Foodista....

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