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Mar 8, 2022

Happy International Women’s Day from Dish Works!

Every year on March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, a chance to collectively pause and recognize all the female-identified people who have contributed to the progress, justice and innovation across every culture. Here at Dish Works, we want to shine an extra-bright light on the women who make our team the best in […]

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Feb 28, 2022

The Pros and Cons of Influencer-Created Brand Content

Influencers: We love their hustle, creativity and drive. Our influencer friends show us trends, define new styles and create communities. Over the past decade, they’ve bravely navigated the Wild West that is the social media landscape. They are the CEOs of their own brands — no easy feat — and we applaud that. Here at […]

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Jan 9, 2022

Bright, Bold, Vulnerable & Vintage: Dish Works’ 2022 Food Content Trend Forecast

As the new year dawns upon us, we all look forward to what’s next. For our team here at Dish Works, we’re setting our sights on the food content trends awaiting us in 2022. Working with some of the world’s top food brands every day in our food content studio, we get a front row […]

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Oct 25, 2021

Nutrition Business Journal: TikTok Isn’t Going Anywhere

Big thanks to the Nutrition Business Journal for interviewing our Founder and President, Mary Bigham for its October 2021 “Branding & Marketing” issue. In the article, Mary discusses how food brands are using TikTok to connect with new audiences. Mary Bigham, founder and CEO of Dish Works culinary content agency, recently gave us a live […]

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Sep 13, 2021

Foodservice is BACK, and We Can Help Your Brand Inform and Inspire Chefs at Work

It’s no secret that the restaurant industry has struggled immensely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Capacity caps on indoor dining, investing in new outdoor spaces, and adjusting to relevant safety practices would be enough to throw the hospitality industry into disarray. But add to that staffing shortages, ever-changing customer behavior, and supply chain issues, and it […]

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Jul 2, 2021

8 Food Brands Currently Crushing It on TikTok

Vertical videos — and the social media platforms that promote them — are here to stay. Consumers are producing millions of videos on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and more, videos about every topic imaginable: from skateboarding tricks, to dance moves, to birdwatching tips to political commentary. Forward-thinking and innovative brands are also joining in the fun, […]

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Jun 28, 2021

Take Your Brand Viral with Vertical Food Videos

@dishworks Vertical food videos (like this) made for Instagram Reels or Tiktok made by our team of professional food content creators #foodcontent #dishworks ♬ Can We Kiss Forever? – Kina Visual media has always had a way of changing and evolving, and in the social media era, those changes are often driven by consumers. A […]

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Jan 31, 2021

It’s 2021, and These Food Content Trends Will be Huge

Is it us, or is the new year moving quickly? It feels like it was just yesterday that we were pivoting our business to seamlessly deliver for our clients as a global pandemic changed everything — everything except our resolve to move forward and tell our clients’ stories through beautiful food and drink content. As […]

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Jan 25, 2021

Betty Crocker: The First Lady of Food Content

If there’s one person who can tell this story, it’s our founder, Mary Bigham. Spend a few minutes on the phone with Mary, and you’ll likely hear about her love of vintage cookbooks and her shelf-busting collection, including several by the original queen of food content: “Betty Crocker.” Spoiler alert: Beloved “Betty Crocker” isn’t even […]

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Dec 31, 2020

The Year That Was: 2020’s Food Content Trends

Oh, 2020. It’s been … a time. Still, our team at Dish Works, and everyone in general, found silver linings in the midst of improvement projects, schooling tasks and way too many Zoom meetings. For so many, comfort and familiarity — or a spark of creativity — was found in the kitchen. Home chefs tried […]

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Dec 24, 2020

The Big Reveal: Google Releases Its Recipe Trends From 2020

We live, breathe and — of course — eat food content. Our team is passionate about watching food trends that encompass both new and classic recipe ideas. So when we saw Google’s Year in Search 2020, we were pumped to see what people are looking for so that we can help brands be found where and […]

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Jun 24, 2020

Made by Hand: The Future of Content Diversity is Now

Human hands signify many things: Hands can mean help, care and volunteerism, as in “a helping hand.” Hands can symbolize quality, artisanship and productivity, as in “handmade.” They can also stand in for human connection, intimacy and comfort, as in “hand in hand.” In the world of culinary content, hands play an outsized role of […]

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