Amethyst Ganaway

A photo of Amethyst Ganaway, a Contributing Writer at Serious Eats.
Location: North Charleston, South Carolina
Education: University of South Carolina
Expertise: Recipe Development, Recipe Testing, Food History
  • Amethyst is a food writer, chef, and restaurant industry veteran.
  • She focuses primarily on Southern and African-American foodways and the foodways of the African Diaspora.
  • She is a two-time Les Dames d'Escoffier International Legacy Culinary Award winner.


About Serious Eats

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