Scott Hocker, The Week US

Scott Hocker, The Week US

Scott Hocker is a freelance writer and editor at The Week Digital. He has worked front- and back-of-the-house in fine-dining restaurants and written food, travel, culture and lifestyle stories for local, national and international publications for more than 20 years. Scott also has more than 15 years of experience creating, implementing and managing content initiatives while working across departments to grow companies. His most recent editorial post was as editor-in-chief of Liquor.com, which was acquired by Dotdash Meredith in 2019. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of Tasting Table, where he helped grow the food media company into a powerhouse lifestyle brand during the 2010s. Prior to that, Scott was a senior editor at San Francisco magazine, during which the magazine won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence.


He has won James Beard and International Association of Culinary Professionals awards and in 2012 was selected for Out magazine’s annual OUT 100 list of artists, creatives and other power players in the LGBTQ+ community. 


Scott lives (mostly) in Bogotá, Colombia, and tries to ensure every day includes a ridiculously long walk and a ridiculously short nap. 

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