Help Wanted: Phoenix New Times Freelance Restaurant Critic

Phoenix New Times has an immediate opening for a freelance restaurant critic.

We are looking for a journalist who has a sophisticated understanding of food and the skill to write about it in an engaging way. Ideal candidates will have a solid culinary background, either self-taught or through professional kitchen experience or education.

The person we hire will also contribute to our award-winning food blog, Chow Bella.

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Write a cover letter discussing: the scope and sources of your culinary knowledge; your approach to restaurant criticism; and your thoughts on the current culture of food reporting. Include a resume and three links to your best work and send it to amy.silverman@newtimes.com.

No calls, please.

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