Ashley Day

Portrait of Ashley Day
Title: Senior Editor, Operations
Location: New York City
Expertise: food, travel, wine, beer, chefs

Ashley Day is Food & Wine's senior editor of operations. She's edited and directed food and travel content at USA TODAY, the Institute of Culinary Education, and Chef & Restaurant magazine, and contributed to The Food Institute, The Daily Meal, and the recipe app meez.


Ashley Day's food and beverage destination guides to Asheville, Boise, Las Vegas, Traverse City, and Tucson have been featured as cover stories in USA TODAY Travel print editions. She's covered female chefs, food and travel book reviews, and New York dining news among additional print coverage.

Ashley's profiled hundreds of chefs for the Institute of Culinary Education, from recent graduates to industry leaders, and hosted cuisine and technique experts for more than 200 video demonstrations as part of the school's first online diploma program.

She's spoken on food and travel at industry events including the PRSA Travel & Tourism Conference, Global Food Tourism Conference, Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference, Travel & Adventure Show, and Travel Marketing Summit.


Ashley has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Lipscomb University in Nashville and a WSET Level 2 Award in Wines with Distinction.

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