Shari Bayer is the Founder and President of Bayer Public Relations, a full-service public relations, marketing and consulting agency established in 2003 in NYC that specializes in culinary and hospitality. Shari has over 25 years of experience in “the industry.” Having a platform on Heritage Radio Network allows Shari to showcase talented behind-the-scenes hospitality professionals, most of whom she’s met over the years in PR. A native of Miami, Florida, Shari earned a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Studies from The University of Michigan, and a Culinary Certificate from the Cooking Academy of Chicago. Shari is a past-President of the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance, and a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier NY, the James Beard Foundation, Journee and Toklas Society. She is also a contributing writer for Fathom Travel and Thrillist, and a fearless solo diner and traveler.