Shelli McConnell is the Managing Editor of FoodDC.org, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the site. In her role, Shelli works closely with the editorial team to ensure that all content is of the highest quality.
She also manages the website’s social media accounts and helps to promote the site’s content through various online channels.
Shelli has extensive experience in the food industry, having worked for major publications such as EatingWell, Fine Cooking, and Family Circle. She is a skilled recipe developer and has a passion for creating healthy and delicious dishes.
After some time in the city, Shelli moved to the suburbs of Chicago, where she currently lives with her husband and two young children. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new restaurants, cooking at home, and spending time with her family.
5 Questions for Shelli McConnell
1. What inspired you to start working in the food industry?
I’ve always been passionate about food and cooking, and I thought it would be great to have a career that revolves around something I love.
2. What was the first recipe you ever developed?
The first recipe I ever developed was for a healthy chocolate cake. It turned out pretty well!
3. Favorite kitchen object?
My favorite kitchen object is my KitchenAid mixer. It’s so versatile and can make everything from bread to ice cream.
4. What’s your favorite thing to cook at home?
My husband and I are both food lovers, so we enjoy trying new recipes and dishes. We also have two young children, so we try to make sure that they are eating healthy and nutritious meals as well.
5. What food trend would you like to forget?
I’m not a fan of the “unicorn food” trend. I think it’s tacky and gimmicky.