Meet The Taste Makers: David Sax

coreThe 2014 Ontario Culinary Tourism Summit is fast approaching! Entitled ‘Growing Communities: Getting to the Core of Culinary Tourism’this years’ summit has us heading up to Ontario’s apple country: The Blue Mountains.

We’ve lined up a roster of culinary tourism super stars to share their wealth of experience and knowledge. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling these taste makers–plus their successes, lessons and best practices. So without further ado, meet our first taste maker!


David SaxDavid Sax is an award winning journalist and writer specializing in business and food. His writing appears regularly in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, The Grid Toronto, and other publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of the James Beard award winning book Save the Deli and more recently, The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cronuts but Fed Up with Fondue, which chronicles how food trends emerge, grow, and ultimately make a difference in our world. He has been eating cupcakes since he was three, or two, he really can’t remember, and considers himself the world’s foremost expert on Jewish delicatessens. David’s previous book, Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen and has won a James Beard Award for writing and literature. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his beautiful wife and daughter.
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