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WFAEats Contributor

Amy grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin surrounded by sausages and cheese.  Her work as a pastry chef has taken her throughout the country and across the ocean to Austria.  But no matter where she has lived, she holds on to her love of a good brat...

Coordinator of WFAEats
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Ashley is from a small town in southern Virginia where she learned how to cook buttermilk biscuits from her grandmother. Ashley went to Brown for undergrad where she once had limoncello shots with then-mayor Buddy Cianci, who, she is pretty...

WFAEats Contributor

For 24 years, Dan Huntley was a reporter/columnist for The Charlotte Observer. As a recipient of the Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan, he had the opportunity to travel and cook in Buenos Aires, Istanbul, and the Greek...

Weekend Edition Saturday Host/Reporter

Duncan is a native North Carolinian, born and raised in Wilmington. A lifelong musician, he got his start in broadcasting as a volunteer classical music host at his hometown public radio station, WHQR. He went on to host “Morning Edition” there...

WFAEats Contributor

Elizabeth grew up on a farm in Kentucky, where her family ate dinner together every night, and take-out was as foreign as fois gras.  She learned to cook by watching her mother and Saturday afternoon cooking shows on PBS.  Today she cooks in a...

Charlotte Talks Producer, Co-Editor of WFAEats

Erin is a Charlotte native (yes, we do exist) now living in a 90-year-old house in the adorable town of Belmont. She has been cooking out of necessity for almost 10 years now and for pleasure for about six months. Over the years she has...

News Director

In August of 2008, Greg Collard took Interstate 77 - also known as the Hillbilly Highway - down to Charlotte and WFAE.

He came to us from West Virginia, where he spent eight years at West Virginia Public Broadcasting, including four as...

WFAEats Contributor

Ilke McAliley is from the bustling metropolitan city of Istanbul, Turkey. She moved to Clemson, SC in 2000 for graduate study in environmental engineering. What started as a one year student exchange program turned into a family, long term...

WFAEats Contributor

Jennifer is a classically-trained chef and food journalist.  She’s new to Charlotte but not new to the food scene.  You can read all about Jennifer’s food adventures on her blog,

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