Jami Curl

Years of Participation

Jami Curl is the author of Candy is Magicand the founder of QUIN–a small batch, handmade candy company headquartered in Portland. She loves working with sugar, exploring the magic of candy and telling the perfect story. In addition to creating QUIN’s recipes, Jami leads a team of candy makers, customer service staff and wholesale specialists to provide retail partners across the country with a variety of QUIN specialties. Recently named one of Fast Company magazine’s 100 most creative people in food, Jami’s work has been featured in Bon Appetit, Food + Wine, Gourmet, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart Weddings, Sunset, O Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and more. Throughout her career she has appeared on stage and screen sharing with others her tips and tricks for operating a small business, creating a loyal brand following, whipping up the perfect dessert and capturing the essence of fresh fruit in candy.Jami lives in Portland with her son Theo. A true believer in the powerof books and reading, Jami is an active literacy advocate -volunteering at her local public library and neighborhood school. Jami is also proud to serve on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Children's Theatre.