Shelby Slavik

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Houston TX
The University Of Texas At Austin
Baking, Holistic Nutrition, Cocktails
  • Shelby is a full-time corporate copywriter for a major hospitality group, working with over 60 national brands and restaurant chains.
  • She frequently contributes to Select Life Magazine, covering the food and lifestyle beat.
  • She has worked in the hospitality industry for over nine years and is a food fanatic.


Shelby first started working in restaurants to put herself through journalism school at 18. From fast food drive-thrus to dive bars and, eventually, fine dining, she has experienced it all in the wild world of food service. After nine years of bartending, Shelby dusted off her journalism degree and went corporate, working as a copywriter for a large hospitality group. She is also a freelance food writer and copywriter on the side. In her free time, she likes to visit her local farmers market, cook elaborate meals from scratch, and experiment with new techniques in the kitchen. She is passionate about health and nutrition and believes food is nature's medicine.


Shelby has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin with a minor in music.

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