Nilou Motamed

Editor-in-Chief, Food & Wine

Nilou Motamed is the Editor-in-Chief of Time Inc.’s Food & Wine, where she oversees the editorial of one of the most influential media brands in the culinary world. Food & Wine reaches an audience of more than 13 million and has a robust events series anchored by the celebrated Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.

A globally recognized food, travel, and lifestyle authority, Nilou hosted the television restaurant review show “Reservations Required” and Travel Channel’s “Travel Spies.”

Before joining Food & Wine, Nilou was Conrad Hotels’ first-ever Director of Inspiration. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of Condé Nast’s Epicurious and was the Features Director & Senior Correspondent for Travel + Leisure.

Born in Iran and raised in Paris and New York, Nilou lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Peter Jon Lindberg. A Binghamton University graduate, she attended the Sorbonne in Paris, and is fluent in four languages. She’s on Twitter and Instagram at @niloumotamed.