Casey Benedict is the social media and food marketing innovator behind Kitchen PLAY and Eat Write Retreat, two unique platforms aimed at creating pathways of connection within the food world. As Founder of Kitchen PLAY, which hosts dynamic online culinary events, and Co-Founder of Eat Write Retreat, an intensive conference for food bloggers and writers, Casey has partnered with many top food brands, agricultural boards, marketing and pr agencies, and influential food bloggers to drive engagement on food topics across a variety of platforms. In February 2012, Casey presented at the Roger Smith Cookbook Conference, advising the print publishing world on food blogger partnerships. She also ideated and led a ground-breaking two-part series on brand-blogger alliances at the 2012 International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual Conference. Casey earned her MFA and BA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and the University of Michigan, respectively.

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