Nilou Motamed Named Food & Wine Editor

She begins next month.

3450b9aTime Inc. has named Nilou Motamed editor of Food & Wine. Motamed previously served as Epicurious’ editor in chief and Travel + Leisure’s features director and senior correspondent.

“Nilou lives and breathes the Food & Wine lifestyle,” said Time Inc. chief content officer Norman Pearlstine, in a statement. “She is incredibly well connected with chefs, restaurateurs and leaders throughout the culinary and travel worlds, and her passion for food and travel shines through in absolutely everything she does.”

Motamed’s appointment is effective March 14.