The everyday food resource for our generation

Spoon University is the everyday food resource for our generation, on a mission to make food make sense. On our site, you can find the simplest recipes, the most obvious hacks you can’t believe you didn’t know, and the best restaurants around campus that you haven’t found yet. For many of us, this is the first time we’re navigating our campuses or our kitchens on our own, and Spoon University is here to simplify and celebrate that.

Behind the scenes, we’re helping teach the next generation of journalists, marketers and event planners the best practices in digital media. We empower a network of over 5,000 contributors at 150+ college campuses to write, photograph, create videos and throw events. Our program (called “Secret Sauce”) offers skills and training on how to be a leader, create incredible events and have your photos, videos and articles seen by millions. Our contributors get personalized analytics on what’s working and what’s not working, so they can learn and grow and launch into the real world ahead of the curve.

Get involved in this food movement by starting your own chapter on campus, joining an existing one, becoming a national contributor or being a loyal fan. And hey, we’re also hiring, so you can make this thing your full-time job too.

If you wanna get in touch, shoot us an email at info@spoonuniversity.com.

Team

Mackenzie Barth

Mackenzie Barth

CEO, Cofounder Used to partake in the beige diet. Her Spanish improves when she's thrown back a few.
Sarah Adler

Sarah Adler

CTO, Cofounder Lived in a Buddhist monastery in India, was a debutante in a past life.
Matt Lovan

Matt Lovan

Director of Engineering JS, Node. All about that data model. Doesn't believe in volcanoes.
Rachel Williamson

Rachel Williamson

Social Media Manager Used to drive a Ford-150 in rural Illinois. Loves mac and cheese.
Samantha Dilling

Samantha Dilling

Associate Editor Considers brunch a religious experience. Aspires to marry Drake.
Sara Cohen

Sara Cohen

Community Engagement Manager Born on Halloween, naturally has a sweet tooth. Doesn't trust people who don't like guacamole.
Andrea Kravitz

Andrea Kravitz

Community Engagement Manager Aka AK or "the other Andrea," has a love/hate relationship with tequila, once got her head stuck in a fence.
David Chester

David Chester

Video Production Manager Firm believer that more foods should be in dumpling form. Sooner or later will get Oxford to include the word foodventure.
Spencer Dukoff

Spencer Dukoff

Managing Editor Pretty clueless in the kitchen and owes much of his success to the existence of pizza.
Nichol Alexander

Nichol Alexander

Full Stack Engineer Playwright in a past life. Loves robots, space, cooking, and Rum Punch. Definitely does not love squirrels.
Jordan Ryda

Jordan Ryda

Data Scientist aka JRyda aka JoRyda. Ex-physicist & tennis fanatic with convincing British accent.
Emily Pope

Emily Pope

Audience Development & Partnerships Manager Recovering Seamless addict. Has been known to eat mac and cheese out of the pan, but becoming more open to plates.
Justin Cheng

Justin Cheng

Director of Sales Was going to be a Chef but mom said no. Secretly throws pop-up dinners. Don't tell my mom.
Andrea Jacobs

Andrea Jacobs

Community Engagement Manager Has high hopes of starring in a Broadway musical. Until then, you can find her singing in the shower or at Soul Cycle.
Andy Kang

Andy Kang

Community Operations Manager Technically Canadian. Known to spontaneously cook solo three course meals. Thinks french fries should always be eaten with mayo.
Jess Dickerson

Jess Dickerson

Editor A glutton for black licorice, duck hearts and blue algae. Don’t challenge her to an eating contest.
Claire Waggoner

Claire Waggoner

Associate Editor Is crazy addicted to ice cream. Thinks everyone should own at least one cat.
Jensen Rong

Jensen Rong

Video Editor Always in Our Hearts
Shelby Bank

Shelby Bank

Social Media Editor Whales.
Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards

Front End Engineer A 5-star Chef in parallel universe.
Caroline O'Toole

Caroline O'Toole

Graphic & UI/UX Designer Designer by day, WNBF bodybuilder and powerlifter by night. Fueled by peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
Lauren Magenta

Lauren Magenta

Senior Video Content Strategist Wannabe Martha Stewart whose dream world is filled with doughnuts & kale ceaser salads. Favorite color is Magenta.
Matthieu Silberstein

Matthieu Silberstein

Director of Video Production To Inspire: to bring oxygen to the heart
Marina Nazario

Marina Nazario

Editor Unusually fast eater. Hot dog connoisseur.

Contact Us

General questions: support@spoonuniversity.com

Partnerships: emily@spoonuniversity.com

Social media: social@spoonuniversity.com

Editorial: edit@spoonuniversity.com

Video: video@spoonuniversity.com

Chapters & community: community@spoonuniversity.com

Advertising and sponsorships: sales@spoonuniversity.com

Web dev: tech@spoonuniversity.com

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These Startups Want To Create College Media Powerhouses – Huffington Post
Start-Up Advice From Today’s Elite Female Founders – Huffington Post
The top 50 female founders in NYC – Built in NYC
6 New Food and Tech Startups You May Be Seeing More Of – Food52
Spoon University: The Food Network for Millennials – Bold
Spoon University sharpens its knives at Cal Poly – Mustang News
Food Resource Website ‘Spoon University’ Gets U of G Chapter – at Guelph
Spoon University Ventures Into BC Food SceneThe BC Heights
Spoon University Soon Arriving at University of Richmond – The Collegian
See What Spoon is Serving Up at Virginia Tech – Collegiate Times
Campus to Be ‘Spoon’ Fed This Fall – The Daily Beacon
Food Writing Group Spoon University Gains Momentum – The Daily Tar Heel
Food Publication Spoon University Comes to UT – The Daily Texan
Food Aficionados Start Club Chapter – The Dartmouth
Food Website Spoon University Opens University of Maryland Page – The Diamondback
Foodie Site Spoon University Launches Duke Branch – The Duke Chronicle
Spoon University Chapter Needed at FGCU – Eagle News
This Week: Spoon University Comes to BC – The Gavel
Georgetown Joins Online Food Publication, Spoon University – Georgetown Voice
The Fabulous Foodie: Skyler Bouchard – The HBIC Project
Nikki Freihofer and Katie Calder (2016) – Her Campus
Welcome to Spoon University! – Her Campus
Spoon U Celebrates Food Fest – The Hoya
Spoon University Brings New Scoop to Eating at Tulane – The Hullabaloo
Student-run Food Website Spoon University Coming to UF – The Independent Florida Alligator
Twitter Tuesday: College Foodies Find Their Voice at Spoon University – Lancaster Online
Student Brings Spoon U to Marist’s Plate– The Marist College Circle
Food, Inc. – Medill Northwestern University
Brand Ambassadors: Our Loyal Army – Medium.com
Sick Of Your Same Old Lunch Spots? A New NYU Food Blog Can Help You With That – NYU Local
Student Starts Spoon University Chapter at Notre Dame – The Observer
Cooking in College is Tricky, but Not Impossible – The State News
New Website to Cater to Drake Foodies – The Times-Delphic
Spoon U. Dishes on Future of Food Journalism – The Blade
Spoon University Hits UMD – Uloop
Spoon University Launches ‘Taste Talks’ – Washington Square News
Spoon University to come to Purdue – The Exponent
Spoon University, Youth’s Food Network Raises $2 Million – The Tech Bulletin
Spoon to Serve Food NewsYale Daily News
Spoon-fed – The Yale Herald