Sherri McGee McCovey is a journalist, bestselling author, and television producer with more than 20 years of experience spotlighting chefs and restaurants, focusing particularly on establishments owned and operated by women and people of color.

Expertise: BIPOC and women-owned restaurants, diabetic-friendly food.

Experience: Sherri McGee McCovey's bylines have appeared in Food & Wine, USA Today, Essence, InStyle, Ebony, and Better Homes & Gardens, among other publications. She is a New York Times bestselling author of three books: Skinny Women Are Evil, written with Oscar Award-winning actress/comedienne Mo'Nique; critically acclaimed cookbook Skinny Cooks Can't Be Trusted; and the young adult novel Beacon Hills High. Sherri has served as a culinary producer on the YouTube Originals show Recipe for Change, ABC's Family Food Fight, and Butter + Brown for AspireTV. Along with her husband and son, Sherri enjoys trying new recipes, watching cooking shows, and exploring eateries across her hometown of Los Angeles.

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