senior editor, Cook's Illustrated magazine
Adam Ried is a senior editor for Cook's Illustrated magazine and on-air kitchen equipment tester for the Cook’s Illustrated public television show, America’s Test Kitchen. A graduate of the Boston University Certificate in the Culinary Arts program, Adam has contributed restaurant reviews and food articles to The Boston Phoenix, the TAB Community Newspapers, and Gourmet magazine; has lectured on the topic of food writing at Boston University, Emerson College, and the Boston Learning Society; and has served as consultant to a small public relations and marketing firm specializing in restaurant and food related clients. Prior to his work in the food industry, Adam spent six years in marketing and promotion in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, and engineering. He is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.