Alison Roman Bio | Wiki
Alison Roman is an American chef, food writer, and internet personality. She is best known for her viral recipes, including #TheStew and #TheCookies, which were widely shared on social media platforms. Roman has held senior positions at Bon Appétit and Buzzfeed Food and served as a columnist for New York Times Cooking.
In 2022, she was set to produce a new cooking program for CNN+. Roman authored several cookbooks, such as the New York Times Bestseller Nothing Fancy in 2019. She started as a freelance recipe-tester at Bon Appétit in 2011.
Roman quickly gained a full-time position at the magazine and eventually became a senior food editor. She appeared prominently in the magazine’s videos, articles, and social media content. In 2015, Roman left Bon Appétit for a senior role at Buzzfeed Food.
Alison Roman Age
Roman was born on September 1, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is 36 years old.
Alison Roman Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Alison Roman Family
She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California in the San Fernando Valley area by her parents. Roman describes herself as “half-Jewish” and regularly celebrates Passover and other religious holidays. She holds an American nationality. Information about her parents and/or siblings is not available at the moment.
Alison Roman Boyfriend | Husband
Roman is currently in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend Michael Rudoy. He celebrates his birthday on July 4 each year. The couple loves posting pictures of each other on their social media accounts. Roman lives in Brooklyn, New York
Alison Roman Education
At the age of 19, Roman withdrew from the University of California, Santa Cruz where she was studying creative writing. She pursued a career in the food industry, eventually working as a chef at Sona in Los Angeles. She also worked at Quince in San Francisco, Milk Bar in New York City, and Pies ‘n’ Thighs in Brooklyn.
Alison Roman Pasta
Roman’s recipes and online presence gained significant attention during the COVID-19 pandemic when home cooking increased. Her shallot pasta recipe known as #ThePasta was particularly popular amidst the food shortages and constraints of the pandemic due to its use of every day, pantry ingredients. New York Times Cooking later deemed it the most popular recipe of 2020.
Alison Roman New Yorker
In 2021, over a year and a half since Roman was accused of racism after criticizing Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo in a May 2020 interview with The New Consumer, she told The New Yorker’s Lauren Collins that it’s been hard to recover from the backlash she faced.
Roman, at the time, said Kondo decided to “capitalize on her fame” by coming out with a product line. She described Teigen’s Cravings brand evolution from cookbooks to products as “so crazy” to her. Because Roman only called out two Asian women, and because she herself was accused of hypocrisy for having brand deals of her own, the backlash was swift.
Alison Roman Stew | The Stew
Her second cookbook, Nothing Fancy, enjoyed commercial and critical success when it was published the following year. The cookbook stresses the value of “unfussy” ingredients and the importance of authenticity when hosting friends and guests. Several of the recipes Roman developed for the book and The New York Times went viral, including the #TheStew.
Alison Roman Home Movies | YouTube
She began a new series of YouTube videos in January 2021 titled Home Movies. Each Tuesday, Roman posts videos for recipes featured in A Newsletter and her two cookbooks, Dining In and Nothing Fancy. Funs get the informative techniques and tips that make these recipes great, plus, the embarrassing stories behind them.
Alison Roman Newsletter
In December 2020, she announced she would be leaving The New York Times to begin a “new chapter” elsewhere. A representative from the paper stated that “Roman decided to move on from The [New York] Times and we’re very thankful for her work with us.” She continues to share recipes through social media and a Substack newsletter
Alison Roman Dining In | Books
Her first cookbook, Dining In, was published by Penguin Random House in 2017.
In early 2018, a cookie recipe Roman developed for Dining In went viral on Instagram. It became so ubiquitous on the mobile app as to be known simply as #TheCookies.
Months later she joined New York Times Cooking as a regular columnist. Roman’s second cookbook, Nothing Fancy, enjoyed commercial and critical success when it was published the following year.
Alison Roman Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Roman’s estimated net worth is $769,870.
Who Is Alison Roman
Roman is an American chef, food writer, and internet personality. She is best known for her viral recipes, including #TheStew and #TheCookies, which were widely shared on social media platforms. Roman has held senior positions at Bon Appétit and Buzzfeed Food and served as a columnist for New York Times Cooking.