Anne Quinn Corr teaches
basic food preparation in the nutrition department at Penn State
University as well as international cuisine for the School of
Hospitality Management. Corr, who has cooked professionally for
more than 35 years, specializes in gourmet natural foods. Her
professional experiences have included running her own catering
business for more than 20 years and operating a bookstore espresso
bar and café.
Since 1985 Corr has
penned a freelance food columnist for the Centre Daily Times,the
newspaper of Central Pennsylvania. Many of the recipes and photographs
included in Seasons of Central Pennsylvaniawere first published
in the author's biweekly column.
Corr has conducted
cooking classes at State College area schools on ethnic cuisine.
She has also lectured for clubs and conferences on topics such
as edible flowers, marketing wine with food, and regional foods.
Corr was born in Martin's
Ferry, Ohio, and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated
with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Penn State in 1972. She
currently lives in State College, Pennsylvania, with her husband
John. The Corrs have three children, Joe, Alex and Rose and one
grandchild, Santana Quinn Corr.