Olivia M. Gonzalez (OMG), has had a life-long passion for all things culinary, starting as far back as she can remember.


“My earliest recollections involve tasting warm potato bread fresh from the oven, slathered with homemade jam. I remember hearing the crisp crunch of fresh red cabbage, carrots, and raw turnips as my grandfather savored every bite of his daily salad during lunchtime, and I recall smelling the familiar, comforting aromas of garlic, toasted cumin, and black peppercorn as my grandmother prepared fideo con carne and a hot pot of beans at their ranch.”

From back of house kitchens and bakeries to concept development and culinary retail management — restaurant industry media communications to food writer — OMG’s career has always revolved around her love of cooking and all things food.

In 2015, she was selected as a finalist for Bravo’s Best New Restaurant The Mentorship contest. And, in July 2016, she was a guest reporter on Verify Road Trip, where she set out on a culinary journey to determine the true breakfast taco capital of Texas — documenting every step in her food blog,  OMG’s DFW Food. In 2018, she was invited back to co-host, judge and consult on Verify’s Golden Tamale segment.

She loves to participate as a judge and host for food festivals and events, and she speaks frequently at schools about her adventures as a food blogger, as well as about her day-job as a communications consultant and brand story expert.

Email info@omgsdfwfood.com to book Olivia to host or speak at an event.

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