Perlow was an Advisory Architect for IBM Global Technology Services's Server Optimization and Datacenter Relocation practice from September 2007 to December 2012. He now works for Microsoft in their Small to Mid-Market Solutions & Partners division (SMS&P) as a Technical Solution Professional and Partner Technology Advisor focusing on providing solutions for Cloud hosting providers.
Perlow founded the eGullet.com food discussion community along with food writer Steven Shaw in August 2001 and was its sole financial supporter, proprietor and technologist. In 2004, he gave up his financial interest in the company and it became the eGullet Society for Culinary Arts and Letters, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity, and he joined its Board of Directors.
In February 2006, Perlow founded his personal foodie blog, "Off The Broiler."
In April 2006, Perlow left eGullet and its board of directors to concentrate on Off The Broiler full-time. In 2007, Perlow decided to change his foodie lifestyle, a change which was chronicled by the New York Times.
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- "Interview with Jason Perlow, EGullet co-founder". FoodCandy. Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 2009-08-30.
- "Ch-Ch-Chhhaaaaanges (and Low-Carb Sides for Turkey Day)". Retrieved 2009-08-30.
- Severson, Kim (2008-03-19). "The Fat Pack Wonders if the Party's Over". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-08-30.