Jennifer Schwarzkopf

location-pin Madison, WI

School: Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

Expertise: Baking; Beer, wine & cocktails

Jennifer Schwarzkopf

  • More than 20 years of experience in marketing and 5 years of experience as a trained chef
  • Culinary director and executive chef of a Wisconsin restaurant


Jennifer’s 20 years as a marketing communications executive certainly lend to her skills as a copywriter and content developer, but her culinary arts degree is what ties everything together for her acumen in food writing as a Taste of Home freelancer. Half Chilean, half Irish and all joie de vivre, Jennifer’s creative endeavors include being a culinary director and executive chef, writer, photographer and artist. Her extensive travels and passion for good eats and top-notch wine give her an edge in the food-writing industry, too.
When she’s not working, you can find Jennifer spending time with her friends, family and pups.


  • University of Notre Dame, bachelor's degrees in English and Spanish
  • University of Wisconsin, master's of business administration
  • Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, degree of culinary arts

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