Food Styling for Media: New York
Behind every mouthwatering food image is an accomplished food stylist—and the tricks of the trade are essential to transform ordinary plates into irresistible eye candy. This course, taught by an experienced food stylist, will help launch your career as you learn to apply what you learn in the kitchen to the field—from building your own styling kit to learning how to style for different media to hands-on styling of an assortment of dishes.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
- How to style food for TV and video
- How to work with “trouble” foods, i.e., foods notoriously difficult to style
- Prop styling – choosing the rights props for certain foods
- The best ways to style process shots, plated shots and
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Louise Leonard is a chef, food personality, stylist, beer lover and recipe developer living the bi-coastal life in L.A. and NYC. She was crowned the winner of Season 2 of ABC’s hit, The Taste, proving that not only does her food look beautiful, it is delicious. Louise specializes in cooking with beer, wine and spirits and is an advocate of local breweries, wineries and distilleries; she is also a contributor to Kin Community, YouTube’s #1 multi-channel for women, as host, recipe developer and stylist. Other work includes styling for the Emmy award-winning show Top Chef and Top Chef Masters, The Chew, Access Hollywood, Next Food Network Star and recipe development for Vegetarian Times.
The Wisconsin native received degrees in Journalism and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studied at Universidad Compultense de Madrid, and eventually earned a Grand Diplome in Culinary Arts at The French Culinary Institute (now ICC). When not working, Louise is usually out scouring for delicious food and drink on her pretty green bike.
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