Dean Kopitsky

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Location
Brooklyn, NY
School
Vassar College
Expertise
BBQ, Food And Community, Dairy-Free Desserts
  • Dean has written extensively on diversity of cuisine and farming in New York.
  • He is obsessed with finding the best one-pot recipes.
  • Dean knows everything goes with Za'atar seasoning.

Experience

Hailing from Atlanta, GA, Dean got his journalism start in Poughkeepsie. In this diverse community, he tried and reported on everything from French-Jamaican fusion to Oaxacan Mole to farm-to-table upstarts — everything, that is, except good barbecue. At Chowhound, Dean continues his search for adequate barbecue and writes about new takes on old recipes. He was the managing editor for Vassar College's The Miscellany News, one of the oldest independent newspapers in the country. As a professional writer, he has contributed to Gotham Gazette, a political paper in New York City, and the Albany Times Union's Hudson Valley section.

Education

Dean has a B.A. in American studies from Vassar.

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