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Ruth Kirwan | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 27, 2014

Ruth Kirwan

Professional, Pragmatic and Concise.
   United States
  |   Long Island City, NY
  |  3:25 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Cook, blogger, recipe writing and development, freelance author. I specialize in recipe writing, menu planning, food articles, and understanding blog posts and ezine articles, with an emphasis on tags, keywords and encouraging an SEO-worthy production.

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Oct 13, 2013|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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Jul 9, 2013|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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Jun 20, 2013|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
Apr 12, 2013|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

A piece I wrote for yummly.com, a food website. I developed the recipe and submitted...
I wrote this lighthearted piece about dealing with my husband when he's sick in the...
A creamy morning smoothie that highlights warm tastes of Winter.
Comforting and easy, this sweet potato and ricotta gnudi is simple and full of flavor.
A semi-charming, tongue-in-cheek tale of perseverance and woe, in pursuit of the...
A filling, stick-to-your ribs bowl of delicious beef stew, with a simple three-step...
A photograph highlighting one of Fall's most flavorful bounties: the Honeycrisp apple.
5 ways and recipes to take care of that end-of-the-summer bumper crop.

Skills (3)

Tested
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Passed
recipe writing
food writing

Service Description

With a cheerful attitude, I am hardworking and timely in getting the job done. Specialties include but are not limited to:

Article and Blog Post writing and review. Proofreading, editing, with a specialty in food and recipe writing and creation.
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Revision and upkeep of you or your company's social media accounts- Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, FoodBuzz, Flickr, Hootsite, Foursquare, StumbleUpon, and Ping- to name a few!
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Proofreading of Emails, Press Releases, Coupons, Contest Rules, and any other customer or employee publication, be it in-house, local or public worldwide.


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Employment

Rustico Cooking School
Class Instructor
2012 - Present
Leading a small group in the preparation of anywhere from three to five recipes within a standard class time period. Preparation of product related to recipes, as well as serving guests the meal...
Freelancer in the Food Industry
Recipe Testing and Development, Food Writing
2012 - Present
Recipe Development and Testing, Food Writing (with a focus on SEO-friendly blog posts, interviews and specialty food topics)
food52.com
recipe tester
2011 - Present
Working closely with the food52 editors and editorial team to analyze submitted recipes to the site. My notes and thoughts on submitted recipes are considered in terms of recipe use.
Porterhouse Brewing Company, Dublin Ireland
head chef
2004 - 2006
As head chef, I oversaw my kitchen and staff in scheduling and service, kept the stock in rotation, and wrote and developed recipes and menu items.

Education

Great Lakes Culinary Institute
Associates Degree in Culinary Arts
2001 - 2003

Keywords

food
recipes
social networking
proofreading
writing
blogging
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