Here is the team working at Jay’s Beef. With the best people, the most enthusiastic. We’ll give people honest kitchen product reviews and have great meals with our fresh recipes.

Addison Clara

Addison Clara

Founder & Author
My name is Addison Clara, and the Founder of Jay’s Beef. This is a restaurant that speaks to both my heart and my sensibilities. I have spent eight years at the International Culinary Center. I am excited to share my experience in running and supporting an organization that focuses on creating delicious food and building culinary skills.

Carolyn Pikula

Carolyn Pikula

Editor in chief
Carolyn Pikula is the editor in chief for Jay’s Beef. Born in Chicago, USA, her first job in the restaurant industry was as a waitress in a small bar. When she was 20 years old, she started to be interested in food and bartending. She soon discovered that food and drink are what unites people. She is passionate about the industry because it brings people together.

Deborah Stewart

Author
Deborah Stewart is the author of Jay’s Beef. Her knowledge and expertise have allowed our team to create and develop new recipes, which allows us to do more in the kitchen. Deborah Stewart is passionate about baking and also studies the product in the kitchen and contributes to ours.

Laura Mark

Author
Laura Mark was becoming the cookbook author, photographer, and writer at Jay’s Beef in 2016. She is passionate about food and cooks simple meals with love and care. She loves to eat out and has great experiences.

Mary Angelyn

Author
Mary Angelyn is the assistant editor at Jay’s Beef. She lives in Chicago, with her husband and two daughters. It is a great neighborhood because you can find almost any ingredient in just a few blocks. Smith College was where she studied theater design and art history. However, she found that she spends more time discussing recipes than color theory or iconography. After working for a few years in editorial media, she became a freelance assistant food stylist.

Roxane Harvey

Author
Roxane Harvey is a postgraduate student at James Madison University. She is an experienced content writer and has a passion for kitchen remodeling. She enjoys writing about the latest trends and kitchen designs so she can help our readers make the best kitchen decisions.

Sara Scanlon

Author
Sara Scanlon, a passionate storyteller, and writer is a great example of this passion. She holds a triple major Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication English, and Economics, as well as a Master’s in Journalism and Mass Communication. She is a skilled writer and editor with more than four years of experience. Jay’s Beef is aided by her journalism background to produce high-quality content for its readers.