Stephanie Stiavetti is a freelance writer living in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of her favorite places on the planet. Her passions are food, cooking, nutrition, writing, and technology, and she loves to write on any and all of these topics.




  • Freelance Writer
  • Chef
  • Cooking Instructor
  • Cookbook Author


  • American River College
  • City College of San Francisco: A.A. Photography

Certifications and Awards

  • Audio and Video Production Certification: Laney College
  • Artisan Cheesemaking Certification: College of Marin
  • Baking Certification: The French Pastry School
  • Pastry Arts, Baker, Pastry Chef Certification: The French Pastry School

Trained Chef and Cooking Instructor

Stephanie is a classically trained chef and cooking instructor. She received her certificate in Culinary Arts from American River College and a certificate in Artisan Cheesemaking from the College of Marin. She received certification in Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef from The French Pastry School.

Fearless Fresh

Stephanie has her own website, Fearless Fresh, where she shows how to turn culinary flops into fabulous meals. She offers plenty of articles, recipes, tips, and group coaching, but she is also willing to work with struggling cooks one-on-one. Check out her Work With Me page for all the details.

Cookbook Author

Stephanie is the author of Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese as well as Sad to Fab - 5 Foods to Get Your Feeling Great which is an ebook available as a free download at her site.

Foodie Writer

Stephanie's work can be found in consumer publications and sites such as Clean Eating, Pregnancy Magazine, and Simply Recipes.

Photography Expertise

Stephanie has an Associate's degree in Photography from City College of San Francisco.

Technology Background

Stephanie has a certificate in Audio and Video Production from Laney College.

Connect With Stephanie Stiavetti

You can get in touch with Stephanie through her profile on LinkedIn. You can also follow her on Twitter where she posts about food and nutrition.