MacKenzie is an ex-brooklynite currently living in Florida with a masters degree from Columbia University. She is the creator of GrilledCheeseSocial.com and functions as the executive chef at Black Dolphin Inn, the sandwich expert for , and as a social media marketing manager for multiple foodie companies. She works in many aspects of the food industry including food styling + photography, social media content creation, recipe development + writing, catering, branding and media consultation.
Her work has appeared on Martha Stewart, Real Simple Magazine, Buzzfeed, Thrillist, Eater, Huffington Post, Style Me Pretty, Refinery 29, The FeedFeed, Spoon University and more. She was also recently named one of Refinery29's Top 10 NYC Food Instagrams to Follow and was one of Thrillist’s 24 NYC Instagrams You Need To Follow Right Now.
Her food styling clients include: Jimmy Fallon (for People Magazine), Giselle Bundchen (table-top book), Samsung, Wisconsin Cheese, ACME Brooklyn, AOL Lifestyle Network, Tervis Tumbler, Farm Rich Snacks, Cobblestone Bread, A&B American Style Condiments, and Saveur Magazine.
Her catering clients include Birchbox, Refinery 29, Benefit Cosmetics, USA Today, Sony Music, Megahn Trainor, Kyle Chandler and more.
She’s also done live cooking demos on The Couch (CBS), at the International Association of Culinary Professions, The Basque Culinary Center, and Blue Moon’s 20 Year Anniversary Party in Orlando, FL. She’s done grilled cheese pop-ups in New York, California, Wisconsin, Florida, Spain and Germany.
She was a formerly an editorial assistant for Saveur Magazine, the website director and cheesemonger for Depanneur Brooklyn and has also managed social media clients such as SW Basics, AHeirloom, Depanneur Brooklyn, Brooklyn Slate, and Simple Squares.
Instagram: @grilledcheesesocial Twitter: @gcsocial
Media kit available upon request.
Since 2010 I've been blogging (and drooling) over grilled cheese sandwiches on my website
FSU - BA 2009
Columbia University - MA 2011
Makin' all your (sandwich) dreams come true.