Meryl Feinstein is a chef, pasta maker and food writer who left the corporate world in 2018 to graduate top of her class at the Institute of Culinary Education. After working at the renowned Lilia and Misi restaurants in New York City where she was part of the pasta production team, she founded Pasta Social Club, a platform for sharing a love of food and learning. She now lives in Washington, D.C, where she develops recipes and teaches pasta making workshops. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine and Food52, for which she was the website's Resident Pasta Maker. She has been quoted as an expert in pasta making for BBC Travel, La Cucina Italiana, Martha Stewart, New York Magazine and more. Her debut cookbook, published in September 2023, is "Pasta Every Day: Make It, Shape It, Sauce It, Eat It."