Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm

Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm Serious Eats
Title: Senior Commerce Editor

Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm is the Senior Commerce Editor for Serious Eats. She joined the team in November of 2021, bringing with her years of experience testing and writing about kitchen equipment. Prior to Dotdash Meredith, Riddley worked at Apartment Therapy Media, America’s Test Kitchen, EatingWell, and Food52. 


  • She has written hundreds of stories on the best gadgets, gear, and cookware for home kitchens. 
  • She has a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University. 
  • Her work has appeared in Cook’s Illustrated and Cook’s Country and on Food52, Apartment Therapy, The Kitchn, and more.



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, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

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