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  Scott Rose
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  My by-line has appeared in over 1,000 highly prestigious venues. Also in demand as a ghostwriter, copywriter and translator, I have never missed a deadline. Please click into my profile to learn more.

I write on fine dining, wines and spirits, yachting, fashion, music, literature, human rights, politics, poker, luxury lifestyles, upscale pet care and scores of additional topics. My work has been included in Bon Appetit, Opera News, Decanter, Wine Spectator, Boat International USA and Four Seasons, to cite but a few. I have an uncanny knack for achieving the tone and style of absolutely any publication while still making my articles distinctively my own. My professional motto is "Give the editors exactly what they need."

As a ghostwriter, I have written blogs and books for prominent figures. Several of those books are best-sellers. My contracts do not permit me to reveal names; client discretion is always assured.

Work Info
 
Expertise
Book Author 20 Years
Reporter 20 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Food 20 Years
Travel 20 Years
Music 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Opera News (3-5), Caviar Affair (3-5), Tuxedo Road Magazine (3-5), Jezebel Magazine (3-5), Wine Spectator (1-2), WritersWeekly (1-2), Decanter (1-2), Four Seasons (1-2), Boat International (1-2), Boat International USA (1-2), Poker Pro (1-2), M Lifestyle (The Magazine of MGM Mirage) (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Weisberg, Friedman & Klapisch (11+), Strategic Name Development (3-5), Jonas Music Services (3-5)
Other Work History
I was featured as a caviar expert on the television program Planet Luxury.

I have served as a judge of the oyster and wine pairings to be served at the annual Oyster Frenzy event at the Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant.

I have served as a judge of musicians to appear in concert series at Trinity Church, Manhattan.

I have guest lectured for journalism classes at Brooklyn College.
Computer Skills
I can work with virtually any PC program, and I have some HTML experience.
Equipment
I am set up with Microsoft Office, high speed internet, a scanner and a copy machine.
Foreign Language Skills
Fluent in Spanish, German, French, and Italian.
Work Permits & Visas
U.S. citizen
References
Please contact me for references most appropriate to your current assignments.
Other
I studied through Master's level in Comparative Literature and Music History at Harvard University, and completed additional post-grad work at various European institutions of higher learning. I have an insatiable intellect; not a day has passed without my improving my mind.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license.
Work Samples
 
FOOD and WINE  
(www.BrunchinNewYork.com, 1/12/2011)
This is my write-up of the wonderful brunch on offer at Petrossian in New York City.
(www.BrunchinNewYork.com, 1/5/2011)
This is my write-up of the brunch on offer at Kurt Gutenbrunner's restaurant Wallse'
(Caviar Affair, 2/9/2010)
My interview with the delightful Alsatian chef Jean Joho is on page 120 of the digital edition of Caviar Affair magazine at this link.
(Wine Spectator, 2/9/2010)
(Decanter)
(Yacht Vacations)
This primer on truffle culture includes statements from Eric Ripert, star chef of New York City's Le Bernardin.
(Cravings)
(Relish)
(Cravings)
(Fiery Foods magazine)
(Yacht Vacations)
My article on Cognacs is on page 76 of this full issue scan of an issue of Yacht Vacations magazine
(Yacht Vacations)
On page 50 of the full issue of Yacht Vacations magazine at this link, my article on Kobe beef
YACHTING  
Many of my charter yacht profiles have appeared as cover stories. This link goes to a complete issue of Yacht Vacations, with my story on M/Y Mary-Jean featured on the cover. The article proper begins on page 10.
(Yacht Vacations)
(Yacht Vacations)
(Yacht Vacations)
(Yacht Vacations)
My cover story profile of M/Y Charisma is on page 28 of the full issue of Yacht Vacations magazine at this link
(Yacht Vacations)
My cover story profile of the M/Y Mia Elise begins on page 18 of the full issue of Yacht Vacations magazine at this link
MUSIC  
(Opera News, 1/1/2011)
My cover story for the January, 2011 issue of Opera News magazine is a celebration of Maestro James Levine's 40th anniversary with the Metropolitan Opera.
(Opera News, 10/1/2010)
This is a feature article on one of today's leading Verdi baritones, Zeljko Lucic.
(Strings, 10/1/2010)
This is a report on The Knights, a New York-based ensemble.
(Opera News, 12/1/2009)
An article on Richard Strauss's music drama Elektra.
(Opera News)
POKER and GAMING  
This profile of Finnish champion Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies was the cover story for Poker Pro Europe, July 2009. I have written over 100 poker strategy articles as well as hundreds of player biographies. Additionally, I have written on blackjack, baccarat and many other forms of gaming.
(www.TheNuts.com)
DESIGN  
(Premiere Designers, 3/8/2010)
Here, I discuss the design and the environmentally-friendly technology of Audi's stunning E-Tron.
(PamperedPuppy)
(PamperedPuppy)
FICTION  
(4/25/2010)
This novel, by turns serious and humorous, is about a New York City advertising executive assigned to a condom account.
Death in Hawaii
This novel reads like a tropical breeze. It's an evocative Hawaiian travelogue as well as a fierce satire of the publishing industry. Central is protagonist Doug Randolph's group Writers Anonymous, which helps would-be novelists overcome their nasty addictions to dreams of literary glory.
A witty little short story set in Le Cirque at Christmas time.
CAREER TIPS FOR FREELANCERS  
(WritersWeekly)
(WritersWeekly)
POLITICS  
(The Advocate)
DOGS and PETS  
(PamperedPuppy)
All about the book Men Who Knit and the Dogs That Love Them by Annie Modesitt
(PamperedPuppy)
An interview with Sex and the City actress Carole Raphaelle Davis, who wrote a novel based on her adopted dog Jinky.
(PamperedPuppy)
(PamperedPuppy)
Stunning, luxurious accessories for man's best friend.
Jewelry  
(www.DauphinKafee.com, 4/26/2010)
This is my interview with couture jewelry designer Anna Hu. Her main boutique is in The Plaza, New York; her work has been worn by the likes of Madonna and Drew Barrymore.