Sharon Rose

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Los Angeles, CA
Cal State University Northridge (CSUN)
Plant-Based Diets, Recipe And Cookbook Editing, Food Photography
  • Sharon once flew from LA to San Francisco and back just to have the Indian pizza at Zante's in The Mission for lunch.
  • She has been thanked by more than one restaurant owner for her reviews putting them on the culinary map.
  • A Self Magazine feature written about her exuberantly stated, "Culinary adventuress Sharon Rose scours the City of Angels for tasty vegan fare, relaying her finds in mouthwatering details. The photos alone are enough to convert devoted meat eaters into leaf lovers."


In addition to writing for Food Republic, Sharon is a freelance editor for Templar Media, where she has edited 16 full-length books. She is currently working on her 17th, a newly revised edition of "The Thelemic Cookbook," which is on the specialized topic of full course menus for astrologically-aligned ritual feasts. Sharon's interest in food photography inspired her to start the food blog "To Live and Eat in LA," which was one of the first blogs to explore the burgeoning vegan restaurant food scene in Los Angeles. She went on to become the copywriter for Made Just Right by Earth Balance, an online community where she wrote about plant-based diets, nutrition, cooking tips and substitutions, animal welfare, and sustainability. In this position she had the opportunity to interview prominent vegan chefs, nutritionists, and athletes. On the opposite end of the dairy spectrum, she has also worked as a recipe editor and feature writer for Kraft's Real Women of Philadelphia — a collaboration between the Philly Cream Cheese brand and star chef Paula Deen. Sharon has also contributed to Walk With Walgreens, where she wrote incognito as a ghostwriter for a popular celebrity.


Along with a certification from Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) in web development with a focus on digital, multimedia and information resources design, Sharon is an autodidact who has had a lifelong love of reading (with a massive book collection to prove it), and is currently completing an accredited program in copyediting and proofreading.
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