Alison Tozzi Liu

Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Content

Alison Tozzi Liu has more than 20 years of experience working in the culinary and communications industries. As vice president of marketing, communications, and content at the James Beard Foundation, she oversees the organizations brand strategy, print and digital publications, communications, and marketing. Alison heads up the Foundation's editorial projects including the multiple award-winning cookbook James Beard's All-American Eats (Rizzoli, 2016) and Waste Not (Rizzoli, 2018), has introduced dynamic multimedia coverage of the James Beard Awards and other B2B and B2C programs, and oversees the organization's digital presence. She 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.