Blake Royer

Blake Royer is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Toronto, Canada
Education: DePauw University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
  • Blake is a former chef, food blogger, and food writer who has contributed extensive recipes and stories to Serious Eats since its inception in 2006.
  • He also co-founded The Paupered Chef, a website devoted to culinary experimentation and education that received over five million unique visits during its five year run.
  • Born and raised in Chicago, one of Blake's earliest food memories is eating a Chicago-style hot dog with all the trimmings; he considers it the start of a very beautiful friendship. 


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