The Food Stylist's Handbook

The Food Stylist's Handbook


ISBN10: 1423606035 ISBN13: 9781423606031 Contributors: Flannigan, Cindie (Contributor) Publisher: Gibbs Smith Published: Sep 15 2010 Pages: 264 Weight: 3.25lbs. Height: 10.75" Width: 9.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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Acclaimed food stylist Denise Vivaldo shares the tips and secrets of the trade with cooks who want to become master stylists. It takes a steady hand to arrange the chocolate curls and drizzle the caramel sauce in elaborate designs on top of that sumptuous tiered cake. Whether for food blogs, television, books, magazines, movies, menus, or advertising, food stylists and photographers learn to slice, plate, tweak, and arrange so the dish becomes less a bit of food and more the work of an artisan.

Find out: How to get started What equipment you'll need How to find clients Insider tips and tricks What you don't know about cooking shows

Denise Vivaldo has been a food stylist in Los Angeles for twenty-five years. Originally a professionally trained chef catering in Hollywood, Vivaldo was discovered by Aaron Spelling and put to work on his television shows building food presentations for the camera. Her company, Food Fanatics, styles food for cookbooks, packaging, television, and film. The Food Stylist's Handbook is her sixth book.

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