The Youngest Foodie You’ve Never Heard Of

Jack Spiritas may not be old enough to drive a car, but luckily for the 14-year-old entrepreneur, there’s no age limit on good taste.

Barely out of middle school, Spiritas – known online as FoodGuyJack – has earned over 100,000 followers across all social media platforms, landed partnerships with key brands like Sprinkles Cupcakes, and made a name for himself as Gen Z’s leading food blogger.

“Even though I’m young, I view my age as my secret weapon,” said Spiritas. “I’m not afraid to get creative, try new things, and push the boundaries of what food influencing looks like.”

FoodGuyJack was born and raised with a passion for culinary excellence. His father, a restaurant marketer, included young him on business trips to visit some of the world’s most iconic eateries. Since that first international foodie excursion, Spiritas has been obsessed with capturing the joy of eating.

Now, the food influencer is on a mission to bring his authentic love for food to his growing fanbase. But don’t let Spiritas’ high-end background fool you – whether it’s a local chicken wing pop-up, a hole-in-the-wall taco joint, or a trending bakery, he approaches each restaurant with an open mind and hungry stomach.

“I’m partial to creative twists on traditional dishes,” said Spiritas. “If you’re cooking up something no one has even thought of before, I’m there.”

FoodGuyJack is currently based out of Dallas, Texas, but as his online reach grows, he hopes to visit more restaurants across the country. Already, the teen food blogger has partnered up with Raising Cane’s, Goldbelly, Blaze Pizza, Pei Wei, and more.

With an approachable vibe and honest approach to content creation, this entrepreneur is quickly becoming the culinary industry’s go-to Gen Z food influencer.

Be sure to follow FoodGuyJack on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. If you have a restaurant or dish you’d like him to review, send him a DM, or reach out at [email protected].

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