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Catherine Neville

An Air Force brat, Catherine (editor@saucemagazine.com) moved to the St. Louis area during the ‘80s. She graduated from O’Fallon Township High School and went on to DePauw University where she double majored in art history and writing. An avid home cook, Catherine’s love of food and wine began during her childhood travels. Being able to live in various places around the world opened her mind to new flavors, exciting a passion for good food.

Sauce Magazine and SauceMagazine.com were founded locally by Catherine and her business partner, Allyson Mace. Created as a way to celebrate the restaurant and food scene in St. Louis and promote the art of eating well, the Web site SauceMagazine.com was launched in 1999. Sauce Magazine was introduced in October of 2001 and Daily Sauce followed in April of 2005.

Published once a month, Sauce Magazine is freely distributed throughout the St. Louis area, with a 75,000+ circulation. As the editor-in-chief, Catherine works with the magazine’s editorial staff to generate entertaining, interesting and compelling content for readers. Sauce Magazine also generates content for other media sources in the St. Louis area. Hosted by Catherine, “Sauce on the Street” can be seen every Thursday night during the 10 p.m. news on KMOV Channel 4. Catherine also produces bi-weekly three-minute radio segments for KDHX 88.1 FM, called “St. Louis Dish,” that cover the local food scene. She can be heard on “The McGraw Show” on the Big 550 KTRS each Wednesday morning with her weekly restaurant picks and is also the dining segment host for the Visitor Channel, which highlights things to do and see in the St. Louis area on a closed broadcast system in over 15,000 hotel rooms in the St. Louis area.

Catherine was awarded Media Person of the Year for 2005 by the Missouri Restaurant Association. She was awarded the St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30 award in 2002. Catherine is Food Outreach’s honorary chair for the 2007 A Tasteful Affair. A member of the St. Louis Culinary Society, she was program chair during 2004 and 2005. She currently sits on the national advisory board for the DePauw University’s 361° Initiatives, a model for merging information technology with the liberal arts curriculum. She sat on the restaurant committee for Celebrate Central!, which benefited the St. Louis Public Library and raised funds for their Homework Helper program. She was co-chair of the We Can Do It initiative in 2004 and 2005. The magazine and Web site have won awards from the State of Missouri, the Missouri Grape and Wine Board as well as the St. Louis Web Developers Association.


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