Creator of The Food Building, former owner of Kieran’s Irish Pub, the Local, the Liffey and the Cooper, creator of 2Gingers Whiskey, Chief Irish Whiskey Ambassador in the U.S. for Beam, Inc., Chief Operating Officer of Beam’s Kilbeggan Distillery in Ireland. Read more about Kieran.
James Beard Award winner, founder of the local Charlie Awards, Minnesota Monthly food columnist, founder of Women Who Really Cook and Kid’s Café at Perspectives Family Center, editor of eight cookbooks for charity including the American Cancer Society, radio personality and bon vivant.
MSP Food and Dining Editor, author of The Feed newsletter, blogger, host of Weekly Dish on myTalk 107.1. host of Fox-9’s Friday food show as well as the station’s weekly Beer, Wine and & Spirits show.
WCCO-TV news anchor and food reporter, producer of “DeRusha Eats,” finalist for Outstanding TV Segment in the James Beard Awards, food critic for Minnesota Monthly.