Saturday, July 25, 2009

Food Stylist...............

Most person who are interested in the Culinary Arts choose to work in the kitchen as a Chefs. either at hotel or restaurant or some probably ended-up as a R&D Chef in a food processing factory. However there some Chef (only a few bunch of them) choose to work in an unusual culinary careers - the Food Stylist.

So, what does a Food Stylist do?
Food stylists combine culinary arts and sciences, skills and knowledge to prepare food for the camera for cookbook and advertising photographs, labeling, packaging, television commercials, and scenes in movies. Food Stylists are a person responsible to make food looks freshly made and appetizing in front of a camera to make it look not just another photo. A basic knowledge in Culinary Arts especially with a formal background in culinary qualification is considered as a must to become food stylist, as the job requires extensive knowledge of how food acts, both aesthetically and scientifically. In Malaysia there are hardly any Chef that are seriously considered Food Stylist as a is still long way to go.

Here are some photograph to share with all of you.

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