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About Mark C. Stevens
MARK C. STEVENS is a native of Maine and a dual citizen of both the United States and Italy. He is an internationally published food writer, seven continent traveler, and avid home cook, making human connections around the world through food. In 2017, while writing his first cookbook, Mark combined his love affairs with travel and food by completing the Continent Grand Slam: visiting all seven continents in a calendar year. When home, he is generally occupied with hosting parrilladas—Patagonian-inspired wood-fire barbecues—at his house in the Fairgrounds neighborhood of New Orleans. Mark also works in movies and TV. Now a First Assistant Director in the Directors Guild of America, his past credits include Beasts of No Nation, Lemonade, and Dallas Buyer’s Club. His first book is Cooking with Spices, published in 2017. He has lived in New Orleans since 2008.
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