Meredith Butcher

Meredith Butcher
Title: Associate Director of Research & Testing
Education: Vanderbilt University, Boston University, Culinary Degree from the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
Expertise: Food, Drinks, Research, Recipe Development, Product Testing
  • Meredith is the commerce product testing team's Associate Director of Research & Testing for Food. 
  • Meredith joined the food commerce team in March 2022 and has over 20 years of experience in print and digital media. 
  • She has worked with various culinary magazines, including Food & Wine, EatingWell, Allrecipes, Real Simple, and Martha Stewart.


Meredith began her career in recipe development and product testing for America’s Test Kitchen in Boston, Massachusetts. After moving to Birmingham, Alabama, in 2011, she first worked for the Oxmoor House cookbook division. In 2016,  she worked as a Portfolio Manager for the Birmingham Food Studios, managing relationships between recipe developers and editors and working closely with the Food & Wine editorial team.


Meredith received her B.A. with Honors from Vanderbilt University, her Masters of Arts from Boston University, and a Culinary Degree from the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts.

About Food & Wine

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