- Shane Mitchell is Saveur's editor-at-large and a James Beard Foundation Award-winning journalist. She is the author of the culinary travel book Far Afield (2016) which explores the universal concept of hospitality.
- Shane's essays, recipes, and features appear in The Bitter Southerner, Food & Wine, Adirondack Life, Serious Eats, Taste, Food 52, and Roads & Kingdoms.
- She is the recipient of the 2018 M.F. K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award and her writing has been anthologized in Best American Food Writing.
Shane Mitchell spent more than a decade touring the globe on assignment for Travel + Leisure and Saveur, reporting on food stories from some of the most remote places on earth. Her culinary travel book Far Afield (2016) is the culmination of those adventures, brimming with captivating photography and profiles of fascinating guardians of traditional food cultures. Shane sees hospitality as a "universal construct" that "plays out in different ways through multiple cultures" and yet it is something everyone can respect.
She is a prolific writer whose essays, recipes, and features appear in The Bitter Southerner, Food & Wine, Adirondack Life, Serious Eats, Taste, Food 52, and Roads & Kingdoms. Shane's work has been recognized with multiple James Beard Foundation Awards, as well as the 2018 M.F. K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award. Her writing has been anthologized in Best American Food Writing.
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