Reserve is hiring a

Contributing Writer


Are you an aspiring food writer? Reserve is looking for freelance contributors in New York City and across the country to write on food, dining and restaurant industry topics. Here’s a chance to flex your writing skills, add to your portfolio of published posts and get editorial feedback from a team that has written for publications like The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur and

If you’re a talented, detail-oriented go-getter with a passion for all things food, dining and hospitality, we want to talk to you. Contributors will have the opportunity to pitch story ideas to Reserve’s editorial team, interview industry leaders, write on prompt topics and cover some of the hottest food and tech events in the country. This is a great opportunity for folks looking to gain valuable experience in the world of food writing, as stories will be published on the Reserve blog, in From the Kitchen, and pushed on Reserve’s social media channels, reaching tens of thousands of readers.

Writers will not be paid for their written contributions, but we’re happy to provide professional references, free admission to events, great networking opportunities and fun Reserve swag!

Please submit your resume, a sample of past writing and an explanation of why you’re interested in writing for Reserve below.

Required experience/skills include:

  • An active social media presence across multiple channels.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, a commitment to quality writing, sustained concentration skills and the ability to take initiative to solve complex problems.
  • Excellent written English and copy editing skills, including familiarity with AP Style.
  • The ability to work successfully to meet tight deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML is also a plus.  

About Reserve

Reserve is a venture-backed startup with a mission to create a better dining experience. We’re working with restaurants to improve everything about a reservation, from beginning to end. Reserve is an Expa and Human Ventures portfolio company with investments from Google Ventures, First Round Capital, and others. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington DC.


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