Tess Kazenoff

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Long Beach, California
California State University Long Beach
Local Restaurants, Gastronomy And Travel, Health And Wellness
  • Throughout her travels, Tess has developed an affinity for trying local cuisines and learning about the role that food plays in cultures.
  • Tess spent eight years in the restaurant industry as a server, where she dove into different types of cuisines, cocktails, and restaurants.
  • Originally from New Jersey, Tess is a self-proclaimed bagel and pizza snob.


Tess is a journalist who first began her career as a freelance reporter while in college. As a freelancer, her work appeared in the Long Beach Post and Open Campus. After graduating, she spent a year at the Long Beach Post, covering small businesses, health, education, real estate, tourism, and more. While in school, Tess was also the editor-in-chief of her community college newspaper and a contributor to the CalMatters College Journalism Network.


Tess graduated from California State University Long Beach with a bachelor's degree in journalism in 2022.
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