Behind the dairy state’s passion for cheese curds lies an incredible food community. By collaborating with bloggers, food producers, sponsors and advertisers, Whisk unites Wisconsin’s food enthusiasts. With each member and each delicious recipe, we build a more fulfilling community.

Vicky Cassidy | Member Chair

Vicky Cassidy, Founder of Whisk Vicky Cassidy is the blogger and photographer behind Things I Made Today. On the blog, you’ll find fresh, whole food made from scratch influenced by a variety of cultures. Vicky has always been curious about food—where it comes from, the best way to prepare it, how it’s been used in different cuisines. She’s continuously trying to learn new things in the kitchen—a new technique, a dish from a country she just traveled to, and how to make dinner for 20 without losing her mind.

As Whisk’s Member Chair, she’s responsible for coordinating all member events and communication.


Bowen Close | Community Chair

1F6A6153Bowen Close is the blogger and owner of Bowen Appétit, offering a food blog and interactive, hands-on cooking classes. Bowen is a home cook bringing extensive cooking experience into her classes and blog, helping people connect with their food and build confidence to create delicious, fresh meals focusing on seasonal ingredients.

As Whisk’s Community Chair, she’s responsible for coordinating all community and media partners. 



Sarah Woolworth | Producer and Sponsor Chair

me1-squareSarah Woolworth is the blogger behind Wisconsin from Scratch. Sarah draws a lot of inspiration for her original recipes from local, seasonal Wisconsin products and producers. A former engineer turned culinarian, she’s always been interested in the science behind cooking, and loves using her blog to share her culinary experiments with others.

As Whisk’s Producer and Sponsor Chair, she’s responsible for building connections between Whisk bloggers and local producers and sponsors.  


Jackie Bannon | Intern

Jackie BannonJackie Bannon is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in journalism and international studies. With a passion for food, she typically spends her days dreaming about what she’ll eat for dinner. She studied abroad in London last spring, and is still in disbelief of all the adventures and European cuisines she experienced while abroad.

As Whisk’s intern, she helps extend Whisk’s presence by managing social media and the ins and outs with Whisk’s wider initiatives.



Read About Us In The Press

With Whisk, Wisconsin food bloggers unite under a single banner | The Capital Times

Instagrammers who will make you drool | Madison Magazine