Emily Nordee-Rogers

Foodservice Communication Director

California Walnuts

Emily Nordee-Rogers has a diverse food background and has been credited as a resource that food professionals can trust to provide a unique approach to hospitality industry insights.
Emily is a “connector” bridging the gaps between foodservice professionals and consumer dining demands. She has over 15 years experience in the food, beverage and hospitality industry, specializing in food marketing communications, trend research, menu innovation, and large scale event activations.

Emily is currently the Director of Public Relations at Evans Hardy+Young where she spearheads foodservice marketing efforts for California Walnuts, Avocados from Peru, Lamb Weston and other agency clients. Emily earned a double degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in Nutritional Science with Culinary Management and Wine Marketing & Viticulture,
as well as a degree in Meeting and Event Planning from Cal State Dominguez Hills. She is a published food and beverage journalist, blogger and operator of her Speakeasy Supper Club and catering company, called KCHEN Project.