From Christine Vartanian Datian

Christine Vartanian Datian

Christine Datian, a Fresno native, is a copywriter and technical writer who has been published in Sunset and Cooking Light Magazines for over a decade. Christine is a graduate of California State University, Fresno (CSUF) with a Master of Arts Degree in Mass Communications. She attributes her accomplishments and interests in writing and creating new recipes to her mother Alice, and her late grandmother, Mrs. Peppy Sarkisian, a native of Adana, Turkey.
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