Kate Zimmerman is a former contributing editor to Chatelaine and current contributing editor to City Palate, for which she has written since its inception 16 years ago. She was the founding editor of Avenue Homes magazine, back page columnist in Avenue magazine for five years, founding cocktails columnist for the Vancouver Sun, wrote an irregular column interviewing cookbook authors for the National Post, and was a Calgary Herald arts and entertainment writer for most of her 13 years with the Herald.
Her work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, the Montreal Gazette, the Toronto Star, the Georgia Straight, and Reader's Digest, Homemaker's, Real Weddings and New Jersey Life magazines, among many other publications. In 2006, a piece she wrote for Wine Access magazine won the award for Best Magazine Food Feature Reporting from the U.S.-based Association of Food Journalists, an honour given the year before to Anthony Bourdain.
You can find Kate's work:
- Every Sunday (since 2001) in the North Shore News, reproduced the following week in this blog, other people's blogs, and in community newspapers across the Lower Mainland
- Frequently in City Palate magazine
- On the topic of Jamaican jerk, the cover story, in Westjet's Up! magazine in January 2012
- In Viewpoint, the magazine of the Sauder School of Business
- In Suncor Energy's in-house publications
- In the Vancouver Aquarium's Waters magazine
- In Look magazine, an interview with cookbook author and TV personality Bal Arneson