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Our Teachers

The Muse's instructors are all working writers and published authors who have taught courses at colleges, universities, and other community organizations. Read our teachers’ biographies and see what classes they are currently teaching.




Patrick Evans-Hylton

Patrick Evans-Hylton is a Johnson & Wales-trained chef and an award-winning food journalist, covering tasty trends since 1995 in print, broadcast and electronic media. He is publisher of Virginia Eats + Drinks Magazine; subscribe free at www.VirginiaEatsAndDrinks.com. Evans-Hylton encourages writers, photographers and artists to contact him about contributing to Virginia Eats + Drinks Magazine via email, PatrickEvansHylton@gmail.com. He is a cookbook author (Popcorn, Dishing Up Virginia, Nuts), food historian, culinary advisor for the Commonwealth of Virginia and a media awards judge for the prestigious James Beard Awards. He runs a cooking and wine school at TASTE, a gourmet grocer in Coastal Virginia, and teaches a number of food media-related classes at The Muse Writer's Center in Norfolk, and elsewhere nationwide. Evans-Hylton cooks and writes in his Chesapeake Bay kitchen in Coastal Virginia.

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