Ashlee Aldridge is an aspiring foodie, and has been lucky enough to live in three, great food-centric cities thus far. Growing up in Norfolk, VA, she was raised on all things seafood and it wasn’t until she moved to Charlottesville, VA, for college that her taste buds quickly evolved to foods other than fish in the sea. She now resides in Washington, DC, and enjoys supporting the local restaurants and farmers markets that make this city great. An Epidemiologist by day, in her free time Ashlee enjoys playing hostess with the mostess for her husband, friends and family and attempting to check off her never-ending restaurant list she keeps on her iPhone.
Christina Smith enjoys eating home cooked food and breaking bread with others! A kettlebell instructor, movement coach and nutritional life coach Christina is passionate about eating local and sharing, educating and empowering others to shop and prepare wholesome food. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, drawing and hiking. The geek in her loves studying human physiology and how food converts into energy and affects human health and performance.
Katy Bidwell is a Maine transplant who manages professional development programs for a public health non-profit. She has recently taken on the challenge of learning how to cook like her grandmother by mastering French-Canadian cuisine. Katy enjoys conducting kitchen experiments for her monthly cookbook club and gardening with the help of her dachshund-terrier.
Kerry Kinirons describes herself as a runner, amateur baker, shoe lover, and wine enthusiast (did someone say champagne?). By day, she directs a congressional subcommittee. In her spare time, you can find her testing new cake recipes on her favorite Guinea pigs – her friends and colleagues.