Alaina Browne is the General Manager of Serious Eats, one of the largest and most respected food communities and blogs on the Internet. She has overseen business operations and platform development since before the site's launch to its current audience of million of visitors per month and its recognition in the form of two James Beard Foundation awards. Prior to joining Serious Eats, Alaina was the first employee and business manager of San Francisco-based Mule Design, the respected web design studio where she led key projects including the relaunch of Chowhound.com as well as projects for Quickbooks/Intuit, JotSpot (later acquired by Google) and more.
Alaina has been a blogger since 1998, and in 2003 her pioneering food blog, A Full Belly (then NYC Eats) was the first food blog recognized as Yahoo's Site of the Day. Her earlier career includes work as a independent consultant and as a product manager at Mindspring/Earthlink. Alaina lives in New York City with her husband, Anil Dash.