Sara Donnellan

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Brooklyn, NY
SUNY Purchase
Vegetarian Recipes, Coffee, Comfort Food
  • One of Sara's favorite celebrity interviews was with Food Network star Jeff Mauro.
  • Sara worked at one of celebrity chef Christian Petroni's restaurants in her early 20s.
  • Sara hosts an annual Halloween feast, preparing several courses of hearty, seasonal fare.


Sara studied songwriting in college and spent several years working at restaurants and coffee shops while gigging on the side. After realizing that her favorite part about one restaurant position was writing copy for the menu, she switched gears and has been working as a freelance writer ever since. Through her experience as an entertainment journalist, she has interviewed reality TV stars, musicians, actors, and celebrity chefs. Sara currently writes for Us Weekly. When she isn't writing or playing music, you can often find her in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes. She is particularly fond of planning her meals around which ingredients are in season.


Sara studied songwriting at SUNY Purchase and graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree.

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