Tourism Richmond Food Blogger Winner is Lindsay Anderson

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She’s worked as a film set caterer, served as the head cook for 120 rural tree planters and now she’s set to start her biggest culinary adventure yet: eating at 365 restaurants in 365 days. Tourism Richmond announced today that popular Vancouver-based blogger Lindsay Anderson has accepted the highly coveted “Richmond Foodie Blogger” job as part of the award-winning organization’s 365 Days of Dining campaign.

From the press release:

A talented writer and photographer, Anderson is an adventurer at heart with a wide-ranging culinary background that includes everything from cheesemongering to artisanal bread making to herding goats on an organic farm. In 2011, she completed her Masters in Food Culture and Communications from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy. Most recently, Anderson held the position of Communications and Assistant Manager at The Dirty Apron Cooking School and Delicatessen in Vancouver where she showcased her talents as the principal writer and photographer for The Dirty Apron Blog, praised by local media as “not to be missed.”

You can check her out on her personal blog, www.linds-eats.blogspot.com. Anderson’s signature writing and photography style has won her an impressive following of online fans who have actively and enthusiastically rallied behind her throughout the 365 Days of Dining initiative – in March, Anderson launched an online photo campaign where supporters from across the world championed her food blogging skills through 277 photos from six continents, 29 countries and 131 cities. She also produced a clever and enormously creative time-lapsed video as part of her campaign to earn the attention of Tourism Richmond. The video received 1,192 views on YouTube in just 72 hours.

“This is my dream job,” gushes Anderson. “To combine my love of food, writing, photography and my eclectic culinary experience – and get paid for it? It’s incredible. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to become part of the community and to eat my way through Richmond over the next 365 days.”

Anderson’s first day on the job is Wednesday, June 6, 2012. In order maintain the blog’s authenticity, Anderson will determine the content with minimal input from Tourism Richmond. Follow her foodie adventures in Richmond at www.365daysofdining.com.

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