- Benjamin is a freelance writer, recipe tester, and tour guide.
- His specialty is the foodways of Spain, Europe, and the Caucasus region.
- He has been contributing to Serious Eats since 2016.
Benjamin Kemper followed the siren song of Ibérico ham from Brooklyn to Madrid, where he writes about the places that make him hungriest. A Serious Eats contributor since 2016, he covers foodways in Spain, Europe, and the Caucasus region.
Benjamin's work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian Magazine, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, and Bon Appétit, among others. He is also a columnist and part-time editor with Saveur, a freelance recipe tester, and a tour guide and travel adviser specializing in Spanish and Caucasus travel. Prior to his career in journalism, he worked as a marketing executive at a culinary PR agency in New York City and as a waiter and sommelier in restaurants including Jamie Oliver's Fifteen in London and Gotham Bar & Grill in New York. He is from West Hartford, Connecticut.
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