Tasting Table has an immediate opening for an experienced editor/writer to work out of our New York City office. The editor will be responsible for assigning and editing national epicurean content for our website, social channels and daily emails, as well as writing features and shorter stories. Working alongside our editorial director and managing editor, this editor will be responsible for managing an extensive contributor network to shape and facilitate engaging content across all of our verticals (dining, wine, cocktails, cooking, entertaining, culinary travel and more). Please note that this role requires food writing and editing experience at a major publication, as well as a mastery of using analytics to optimize editorial content.


  • Developing and managing a network of contributors who are able to pitch, write and produce high-quality, useful epicurean content on a daily basis
  • Assessing pitches, assigning stories and managing all aspects of the editing process from ideation through publication
  • Working closely with the managing editor to monitor and analyze performance to determine winning content, and producing stories accordingly
  • Top-editing freelance content into a consistent Tasting Table style and sensibility
  • Pitching and writing Tasting Table features across all of our verticals
  • Repackaging existing Tasting Table content into dynamic, clickable features
  • Participating in editorial team meetings, brainstorms, tastings, etc., as required
  • Managing a network of contacts, publicists, tipsters and industry friends who help to keep you abreast of the coolest, newest happenings in the food and drink space
  • Producing special content packages as required


  • At least 3 years of experience in food media, preferably digital
  • Proven experience editing a high volume of food-related content
  • Performance-minded digital pro with a passion for analytics and creating successful content
  • Ability to meet and exceed page-view and traffic goals
  • Intelligent, agile writer who can write sharp headlines and copy
  • Wide breadth of knowledge about food and drink across cuisines
  • High taste level and ability to know a great idea when you see it
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Graceful under pressure while multitasking
  • Familiarity with editing recipes
  • Mac savvy/generally “digitally minded”
  • Fun, funny, easygoing but deadline driven and committed to delivering on time and beyond expectation

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] If we think that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters.

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