About

Elizabeth L. Sims is a communications professional with a background in strategic marketing, brand management, advertising, public relations, journalism and published writing. She began her communications company in 2009, following her role as Vice President of Marketing Communications for The Biltmore Company in Asheville, NC.

Her clients have included:

She has published three national cookbooks with Andrews McMeel Publishing, a part of Simon & Schuster. The first book, entitled Tupelo Honey Cafe: Spirited Recipes From Asheville’s New South Kitchen, came out in 2011. The second book, Tupelo Honey Cafe: New Southern Flavors from the Blue Ridge Mountains, was published in 2014. The third Tupelo Honey Cookbook, Southern Spirits & Small Plates was published in 2017. She has also been published in National Geographic Traveler, Southern Living Magazine, Garden & Gun Magazine, Our State Magazine, The Bitter Southerner, US Air Magazine, Taste of the South Magazine and numerous daily newspapers. She is past president of the Southern Foodways Alliance and a past board member of the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity and the Buncombe County Tourism Development Association. She also was honored to serve as a judge for the James Beard Awards in 2017. She lives in Asheville, NC.