Sheri Wetherell

Hello! I'm the co-founder and CEO of, 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, Microsoft, Nordstrom, and eBay. With 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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Posts by Sheri Wetherell

November 13, 2012

lemon wreath

Add a zip of festive color to your door this holiday season with a gorgeous fruit wreath from DeLaFleur on Etsy. We love this lemon wreath that features both large and small fruit. Quantities are...

November 13, 2012

sweet potato casserole

Looking for a crowd-pleasing sweet potato recipe for Thanksgiving? Look no further! One of our favorite Foodista contributors - The Kitchen Witch - has created this delicious casserole. Sweet, but...

November 13, 2012

green bean casserole

Trade in those frozen beans, that can of condensed mushroom soup and fried onions, and go with this delicious down home green bean casserole recipe. You'll also be nixing those unnecessary...

November 13, 2012


This vegan and gluten free stuffing from Jessica's Gluten Dairy Free Kitchen is filled with flavorful herbs, vegetables and apples. And, it can easily be made ahead of time, saving time on the...

November 12, 2012

bacon wrapped dates

With the holiday season upon us, every party host should be armed with a few go-to holiday appetizer recipes. There's no need to be elaborate with your spread, most likely you'll have your...

November 5, 2012

Constant Comment Gift Basket

Foodista and Bigelow Tea have joined forces in the kitchen to create a fun sweepstakes for food and tea lovers! Enter for a chance to win a Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook and apron or the grand...

November 5, 2012


Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to treat you and your family this holiday season with award-winning extra virgin olive oil, a delicious tenderloin, savory bacon and more! The sweepstakes begins...

November 2, 2012

California Olive Oil

There's good wine and there's bad wine. The same rings true for olive oil, but many of us don't think to taste olive oil the way we do wine. Unfortunately, U.S. supermarket shelves are...

November 1, 2012

Constant Comment

Foodista and Bigelow Tea have joined forces in the kitchen to create a fun sweepstakes for food and tea lovers! Enter for a chance to win a Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook or the grand prize, a...

October 29, 2012

Foodista Live!

Foodista has served the online food blogging community since 2008, inspiring and educating readers in all things culinary. We began the International Food Bloggers' Conference - the first ever...

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 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


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...


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