Allie Finnegan 

  • Where are you from? Phoenix, Arizona

  • How did you end up working at Magnum? After 3 years in advertising, working on a variety of lifestyle and tech brands I was ready for a career refresh, specifically in the food & wine industry.  

  • What is your role on the team? Account Associate

  • When did you know you wanted to work in food and/or media marketing? I was always very inspired by my grandmother who opened one of the first sushi bars in Chicago. Her passion for food quickly rubbed off on me and it wasn’t until I had worked in marketing that I realized I should fuse my interests.  

  • What is the most exciting part of being on the Magnum Team? Learning from some of the most innovative and bold PR professionals and SF restaurateurs.   

  • You’re ordering a pizza, only one topping allowed, what is it? Mushrooms

  • What is a publication you are currently obsessed with? Born & Raised on Bon Appetit

  • What is the first city on your traveler’s bucket list? Kyoto, Japan

  • Where is your favorite place to eat right now? Pizzetta 211 - It’s a block from my house and their pizza is heaven

  • What is an ingredient you cannot cook without? Garlic & Onions - There is not one without the other in my eyes.  

  • What is your perfect happy hour drink and vittle? Amaro Spritz and pickled anything