A food stylist designs, prepares and styles food for photography or on-air demonstration.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A minimum of an associate’s degree in culinary arts, baking arts, nutrition or a related field is required to become a food stylist.
To pursue a career as a Food Stylist:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, home economics, family consumer sciences, and art.
Where can I work?
Food companies and manufacturers, restaurant chains as well as meat and produce advocacy organizations employ food stylists. You may also be self-employed.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a food stylist will be fair over the next five years.
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