Sophie Egan

Author, How to Be a Conscious Eater

Sophie Egan is an author, Stanford lecturer, and New York Times contributor whose work at The Culinary Institute of America and now her own agency, Full Table Solutions, focuses on galvanizes nationwide movements to help all of us make healthier, more sustainable food choices—from moms to mayors, restaurant chains to foodservice companies, K-12 school districts to universities. Her newest book is How to Be a Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices That Are Good for You, Others, and the Planet (Workman, 2020). Her first book, Devoured: How What We Eat Defines Who We Are (William Morrow, 2016), is a journey into the American food psyche.

Egan has written for The Washington Post, EatingWell, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appétit, WIRED, and Sunset magazine. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in history from Stanford and a master’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on health and social behavior. You can find her in the mountains and online at



Billion Dollar Burger

August 7, 2020
Long before the coronavirus began disrupting America’s trillion-dollar meat industry, climate-conscious eaters were looking for ways to reduce...