Cook, Cheese Specialist, Writer, Stylist and Food Industry Consultant
Tia Keenan is a New York City-based cook, cheese specialist, writer, and stylist. She oversaw the cheese program for The Modern at the Museum of Modern Art and pioneered the “cheese bar” concept by opening New York City's first cheese bar in 2007. Her cheese plates shifted the paradigm, inspiring others to expand their own programs. Over her career Tia has worked on a broad range of projects, from concept development for Walt Disney to retail programs for Murray’s Cheese, The Queens Kickshaw, and Lucy’s Whey. Her work has been featured in various media outlets, including Food & Wine, the New York Times, and Cheese Connoisseur.