Holly Herrick is a Cordon Bleu-trained chef, national award-winning food writer and restaurant critic, and longtime Charleston resident and booster. After stints in Paris, Minneapolis, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Herrick landed in Charleston, where she worked for seven years at The Post and Courier, Charleston's only daily newspaper, before leaving to focus on her freelance career in 2006. That same year she received a First Best Place Award for Newspaper Series, Special Sections, and Special Projects from the American Association of Food Journalists.
Her work has appeared in Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Southern Living, and several regional publications. Her column, Delectable Delights, appears regularly in Lowcountry Living Magazine. She is the author of The Southern Farmers Market Cookbook (Gibbs Smith) and Charleston Chef's Table (Globe Pequot Press).