Alison Tozzi Liu

Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Editorial

Alison Tozzi Liu has more than 20 years of experience working in the culinary and communications industries. In her 13 years at JBF, Alison has overseen print and digital publications, communications, and marketing. She heads up the Foundation's editorial projects including the multiple award-winning cookbook James Beard's All-American Eats (Rizzoli, 2016) and the forthcoming Waste Not (Rizzoli, 2018), has introduced dynamic multimedia coverage from the James Beard House and the James Beard Awards, and oversees the organization's social media platforms. Liu has extensive experience cooking in restaurants, food styling, editorial work, and in representing the Foundation in media interviews and speaking engagements at conferences around the country. She holds a master’s degree in food studies from New York University and a culinary arts degree from the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She lives in Jackson Heights, Queens, with her husband and two sons.