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Northeast FLAVOR magazine

Northeast FLAVOR is an award-winning New England food and wine magazine in one of the hottest sectors in media today.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Kittery, ME, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Northeast FLAVOR is a quarterly food and wine magazine covering New England and New York state. It was named one of the Ten Best New Magazines for 2011 by prestigious MediaSource/Library Journal. It outsells a number of established national food and wine magazines on New England newsstands. It is delivered by subscription, on more than 1,000 newsstands, and through bonus distribution at upscale hotels and food events.


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    Spencer Smith
    President and Publisher

    Spencer Smith is a veteran publisher and author. He is co-author of three cookbooks and a travel guide to New England. He has written numerous magazine articles on culinary and maritime subjects. As a book publisher he was as an editor at David MacKay Publishers and Fodor’s Travel Guides. He was Club Director at Book-of-the-Month Club, and President of Upstart Publishing Company. Kerr and Smith have worked together in publishing for 25 years.

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    Jean Kerr
    Editor in Chief

    Jean Kerr was the Food Editor for Portsmouth Magazine and a contributor to Accent magazine. From 2005-2010, she was the Editor-in-Chief of Taste Magazine, a food and wine magazine covering the New Hampshire Seacoast area.
    Jean travels widely, doing cooking demos, and is a frequent guest on both television and radio shows. She is a sought-after judge of culinary competitions, and a frequent emcee at food events.

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    Circulation Specialists, Inc. A National Publishers Services Company
    Publishing Consultants

    Circulation Specialists, Inc. (CSI) with offices in Shelton, CT, is the original circulation outsource company. In business for more than 25 years and currently managing circulation activities for more than 50 magazines, CSI is an ongoing consultant to Northeast FLAVOR.

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    Christine Aliouche
    Advisor to The Business Plan

    Christine Aliouche is a business strategy and process consultant. She holds an MBA in International Marketing, a Dual BA in Economics and International Affairs, as well as numerous executive level certifications from top-tier business schools. Christine has worked internationally as an internal consultant for Fortune 50 companies Inc and privately for non-profits.. She was also co-founder of a successful healthcare company.

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    Hachemi Aliouche
    Advisor to the Business Plan

    E. Hachemi Aliouche, Ph.D., is the Acting Chair - Dept of Hospitality Management at The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire, and the Co-Director of the Rosenberg International Franchise Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics, as well as an executive MBA in Finance. Dr. Aliouche has held senior management positions with leading corporations including AT&T and Lucent Technologies.


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    Peter Doyle, Shaines & McEachern, Portsmouth, NH
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    Van Swett, Bornstein & Swett, Manchester, NH