Food Photography class at a culinary school in Los Angeles

Improve Your Food Photography: Styling Tips and Tricks for Getting a Great Shot

Join Denise Vivaldo and Cindie Flannigan — food stylists, photographers and authors of "The Food Stylist’s Handbook" — for a three-hour workshop to style your own plate and practice taking better food photos under the guidance of experts.

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Free for students and alumni. Sign-up in the LRC. Limited to 25 participants.

Institute of Culinary Education

521 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Denise Vivaldo

With over 30 years of experience, Denise has catered more than 10,000 parties and cooked for prominent figures such as George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan and Prince Charles. Denise is the author of eight books on food styling, catering, becoming a personal chef, entertaining and table settings. She's consulted for Disney, Meyer Corporation, Hamilton Beach, QVC, Future Kitchen Technologies, Bradshaw International, the Canned Food Alliance, the California Avocado Commission, the Hass Avocado Board and the California Milk Advisory Board.

Cindie Flannigan

A former art director and graphic designer, Cindie began working with Denise in 2001. She styles food for film and print, develops and tests recipes, and has authored five books. Cindie also designs and manages the Denise Vivaldo Group’s marketing, communications, website and social media. She is a contributing writer and photographer for DIY Weddings Magazine. Cindie teaches food styling workshops in Los Angeles as well as private and corporate classes across the country.