Mark Hay

Mark Hay: Contributing Writer at Serious Eats
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Education: Columbia University, University of Oxford
Expertise: Food History and Culture
  • Mark is a freelance writer on food history and culture.
  • Bylines in Atlas Obscura, Eater, Food52, Roads & Kingdoms, VICE, and more.
  • Started writing for Serious Eats in 2020.


About Serious Eats

Serious Eats, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning food and drink website visited by over 7 million hungry readers every month. Our audience comes to us for rigorously tested recipes, science-driven cooking techniques, robust equipment reviews, and stories that offer cultural and historical context to the foods we love to eat.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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