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Quintana Hoyne

Food Writer, Editor, and Restaurant Co-Owner


A multi-lingual traveler, and I weave stories of cultures and tastes from meeting and talking with different people. A Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) degree student, a juice-blending yogi, and a young wife with a passion for holistic home-making.

I enjoy communicating and sharing the beauties in life. 

Work experience

Jan 2017Jun 2017

Social Media Director

LuxTNT (Hong Kong / NYC)

- Used SEO and online outreach. Increased Instagram fanbase by 1k+ / 2 weeks.

- Developed photo ideas for consumer targeting and client sales promotion.

- Attended fashion shows. Built relationships with Sales and Marketing personnel as well as designers of client brands.

Apr 2016Sep 2016

Food & Travel Guide Writer

EnjoyShanghai Magazine (Shanghai, China)

- Conducted interviews with and collected  from both local Chinese and expat Western restauranteurs.

- Shot photos on location, using a DSLR camera. 

Humorous, succinct food articles. Captivated a steady readership within two months.

( See link to writing samples)

Apr 2016Sep 2016

English Editor

EnjoyShanghai Magazine (Shanghai, China)

- Worked closely with Marketing and Sales teams to develop strategic content.

- Used SEO. Increased daily article readership by 12 percent since joining editorial board.

- Created travel and expat "survival" guides. Tips on local traditions, foods, and city must-try's.

June 2016 present

Restaurant Co-Owner

California Rolls (Shanghai, China)

- Increased restaurant revenue by 20% since joining and re-launching Shanghai main location.

- Established creative vision for menus, user experience, and locations. Communicated with Chef, team and investors. 

- Secured long-term business deals with co-working spaces, e.g. WeWork, NakedHub, and other offices.



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) / Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY)

Innovation Lab: Digital Proxies;  Artificial Intelligence (AI); Econometrics; Python; Mindfulness: Neuroscience and Psychology; Mathematical Modeling. 

Asian studies, Literature, Writing.



Mandarin, French, Latin


Trello , all social media, all Office products, Google Drive

Social Media Marketing

SEO copywriting, consumer targeting, user engagement on Instagram, Facebook, and WeChat (China-specific), etc..

Adobe Photoshop

Photo editing, fashion illustration

Data Analysis

Econometrics, Mathematical Modeling


Python, Genetic Algorithms (GA), command line programming, object-oriented programming (OOP)