Over the course of 30 years in the food and wine industry, Alison has proven to be an innovator, leader and collaborator dedicated to the promotion of high quality and sustainably sourced products.

From education in the Artisan Cheese Industry, to managing fledgling non-profits, she continues to excel in projects in the specialty food industry.

She is affiliated with Les Dames d’Escoffier and the American Cheese Society.

Alison is proud to be an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional and Certified Cheese Sensory Evaluator.

Read this interview of Alison by Marcella Wright, The Cheesemonger ACS CCP.




Photo by the amazing Audra Mulkern


Les Dames D'Escoffier, Seattle Chapter, Immediate Past-President

Seattle Culinary Academy Technical Advisory Committee, Past Committee Chair

Beecher's Flagship Foundation (now Beecher's Foundation), Past Executive Director

Meat Collective Alliance, Past Board Director

Cascade Harvest Coalition, Past Board President

Seattle Chef’s Collaborative/ F.O.R.K.S., Past Sergeant at Arms

Seattle School Board Nutrition and Food Policy Sub-Committee, Past Committee Member

King County Farm-to-Cafeteria, Past Member

King County Acting Food Policy Council, Past Member