Team Taco

Feast is seeking experienced food writers and photographers in the state of Missouri, eastern Kansas and southern Illinois for print and online freelance opportunities.

Qualified writing candidates must demonstrate a strong knowledge of the food scene and a passion for cooking, beer, wine, cocktails, restaurants and all things culinary. 

Print and Digital Writers

Candidates must:

  • Be able to conduct in-depth interviews and reporting with accuracy
  • Assertively pursue assignment contacts and consistently meet deadlines
  • Pitch story ideas and follow leads in collaboration with the editorial team
  • Independently research, report and break news stories
  • Produce clear, concise and accurate stories
  • Turn around stories in a timely fashion
  • Write short pieces comprehensively
  • Follow AP style and accurately follow in-house style guides

To apply, please email a résumé and three to five writing samples to editor in chief Heather Riske at No phone calls please.


Feast is also seeking experienced, creative and self-motivated food photographers in and around Columbia, Missouri, for print and online freelance opportunities.

Candidates must:

  • Have completed formal photography training or have proven industry experience and a strong portfolio
  • Be a conceptual photographer and able to convey ideas and concepts through visuals
  • Have a fundamental understanding of photography and strong sense of composition
  • Be proficient in Photoshop

You might be a great fit if you:

  • Are a visual creative with a keen eye for superior aesthetics
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to collaborate and partner with professional clients
  • Are self-driven and able to work independently as well as follow creative direction
  • Passionate and excited about on-trend photography, design and technology
  • Have sharp attention to detail and consistency

To apply, please email a résumé and three to five photography samples to art director Alexandrea Povis at No phone calls please.