Susan Winiecki is co-founder of Fire, Flour & Fork, the Richmond food festival started in 2014; co-owner of Real Richmond Food Tours; and associate publisher of content and audience development for Richmond Magazine. She also founded the region’s annual restaurant awards, The Elbys, in 2012, and served on the founding committee of Broad Appétit, which draws more than 40,000 to Richmond’s Broad Street on the first Sunday each June.
Susan has served on the board of the March of Dimes and as vice president of the Forest Hill Neighborhood Association. She now serves as president of the board of Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity. In 2014, Susan won Tricycle Garden's Golden Trowel Award for food-related community service. She received the Chairman’s Award from Richmond Region Tourism in 2015 for her work on Fire, Flour & Fork.
With Maureen Egan, Susan co-authored Richmond’s Culinary History: Seeds of Change.
Maureen Egan is co-founder of Fire, Flour & Fork, the Richmond food festival begun in 2014; co-owner of Real Richmond Food Tours; and a writer and former RHome columnist who wrote Insiders’ Guide to Richmond, VA. With Susan Winiecki, she co-authored Richmond’s Culinary History: Seeds of Change.
Since co-founding Real Richmond Food Tours with Susan in 2010, Maureen has created tours throughout Richmond’s historic neighborhoods that showcase their culinary and cultural offerings to thousands of visitors and residents alike. She has crafted custom tours for Capital One, CarMax, Performance Food Group, Glaxo Smith Kline, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the Southern Foodways Alliance and many others.
Maureen was a long-time board member and president of Friends of James River Park. In 2015, she received the Chairman’s Award from Richmond Region Tourism for her work on Fire, Flour & Fork and Real Richmond Food Tours.