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Pete Wells

New York, USA

Acclaimed New York Times Restaurant Critic

Five-time James Beard Award Winner for Food Writing

Former Columnist for Food & Wine Magazine

Pete Wells Speaker Profile: 

Pete Wells was named restaurant critic for The New York Times in November 2011. Mr. Wells joined the Times as dining editor in October 2006. From 2009 until January 2011, he wrote a column for The New York Times Magazine called “Cooking with Dexter,” about the kitchen life of a working father.

Prior to joining The Times, he was articles editor at Details for five years. He also wrote a column, “Always Hungry,” for Food & Wine, where he worked as an editor from 1999 until 2001.

Mr. Wells has received five James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards for his writing about eating and drinking. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the novelist Susan Choi, and their two children.

You can catch up on Pete’s latest reviews with the New York Times here.

For availability and speaker fees, please contact Pete Wells’s speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries.

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