pen·sive. adjective - dreamily or wistfully thoughtful; she is pensive at mealtime.


Francesca is a freelance creative consultant and aspiring social entrepreneur. A graduate of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, she brings eight years of experience in the hospitality, design and non-profit sectors. The focus of her work includes content development across multiple mediums, strategic communications and social media strategy.

Her creative eye lends itself to aiding in event production, styling photos shoots and supporting clients in crafting attention grabbing content and experiences. Words are her bread and butter.

While happiest in the kitchen making, shooting, and styling, Francesca is also a passionate mental health and disability advocate and believes that food has the potential to empower and include.

Francesca lives with her husband James, Director of The Culinary School at Eva’s Village, and three lady cats in the house where her dad grew up. She is forever contemplating her next project, and next meal.