Lisa Curran Matte

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Greater Boston, MA
University Of Virginia
Chef Profiles, Recipes, Travel And Lifestyle, Wellness
  • Lisa has interviewed and profiled chefs worldwide.
  • She has dined in 34 countries on six continents.
  • Lisa has an innate curiosity about food, culture, and how they connect.


Lisa has worked as a reporter, writer, and editor. She is the founding editor and former editor in chief of Global Traveler magazine, a publication written for executive business travelers. Early in her career, Lisa was a local beat reporter for The Enterprise, a suburban Boston daily newspaper. She wrote a Family Travel column for the Boston Herald and a chef profile column for Skylights, the in-flight magazine for Spirit Airlines. She is the author of City-Smart Boston (Avalon Publishing) and co-author of World’s Top Retirement (John Muir Publications). Her work has been published in AAA Journey, American Spa, American Way (in-flight/American Airlines), Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Bridal Guide, Coastal Living, Corporate Meetings & Incentives, Fodor’s, Hotel & Motel Management, It’s Rosy, Pain-Free Living, Robb Report, The Enterprise, Travel Weekly, among other consumer and trade outlets. She dreams of writing a series of detective novels featuring a self-styled sassy travel writer centered on her personal experiences exploring and writing about destinations worldwide. So far, she has the opening sentence: "I killed a gecko in Morocco." True story. Stay tuned.


Lisa has a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric and Communications from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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