Brandon Rich

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Washington D.C.
The University Of Maryland
Restaurant Culture, Regenerative Agriculture, International Cuisine
  • Brandon has eaten in 18 countries and counting.
  • He has interviewed world renowned chefs such as Virgilio Martínez and Michael Symon.
  • Brandon has worked in every conceivable position within restaurants and farms for 20 years.


Brandon's expertise in food began on a commercial farm at age 11 and carried into the operations management of a farm-to-table grocery startup 10 years later. His life as a garden grunt, online grocer, and restaurant employee helps to inform his work as a dedicated organic farmer, writer, and editor. Brandon knows food from the ground up. He tells the stories of international celebrities and every day food laborers alike. Domestically, his work has taken him to farms and restaurants in Maryland, Louisiana, and Idaho, while most recently he has traveled to explore cuisines in Europe and Southeast Asia.


Brandon's formal education includes a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Maryland. His education in the food industry has been self-taught and mentored by varying chefs and restauranteurs across the U.S.
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