The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Turns 75

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Turns 75

My alma mater (1982 for my AOS degree and 2021 for my master's degree), The Culinary Institute of America just turned 75. They asked me to shoot the festivities at Copia in Napa, CA. From concerts to bread classes to young CA wines to lunch, dinner, and dessert, they...

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Fruity Gummy Candies

Fruity Gummy Candies

Emerald Sky Edibles has created a new line of fruit gummy candies in exquisite reusable tins. Our goal was to show the flavors and have them branded with colors, too. Marketing Director: Jon Schaffer Photographer: Judy Doherty Here are a few favorites: [rl_gallery...

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Salt Point Puts Delicious Cocktail In A Can

Salt Point Puts Delicious Cocktail In A Can

Why didn't someone think of this idea sooner? Imagine being able to transport your favorite cocktail anywhere all without having to buy all the ingredients and worry about mixing it? Salt Point has done all of the creative and hard work for us. Check out the delicious...

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Husk Organics Is the Most Incredible Super Popcorn

Husk Organics Is the Most Incredible Super Popcorn

Popcorn almost always has butter and salt. While that is always a comfortable favorite, Husk Organics really shook things up with their superfood popcorn. The popcorn comes in 6 exciting flavors: Broccoli Kale Yacon Turmeric Dragon Fruit Spirulina Coconut Matcha...

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Drink Garnishes Elevate Many Beverages

Drink Garnishes Elevate Many Beverages

Sugar Foods is rolling out a new category of toppings and garnishes for cocktails. Check out what we did to help them show how easy it is to elevate many cocktails. Creative Directors and Marketing Team: Brian Ward and Miles Roberson Set Creator and Prop Stylist:...

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Summer Flavors Created For Edible East Bay Magazine

Summer Flavors Created For Edible East Bay Magazine

It is a pleasure once again to collaborate with Cheryl Koehler for Edible East Bay Magazine. Cheryl is dedicated to the growth of the local food community in the East Bay in the San Francisco Bay Area. For my readers not familiar with the Bay Area, this geographical...

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GSI Imaging Production On Time and On Budget

GSI Imaging Production On Time and On Budget

When Sugar Foods, Inc. needed an image library that is GSI compatible, we stepped up to the plate. In this project, the idea was to run a large number of images through various photo stations to show actual packaging according to GSI rules. The images have to adhere...

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Mighty Spark Makes Sustainably Delicious Meals

Mighty Spark Makes Sustainably Delicious Meals

Here is a project created for Amparo Calderon, Marketing Director, Swander Pace Capital for their newly acquired brand, Mighty Spark. Mighty Spark is a natural protein with a give-back commitment for sustainability. For this project we wanted to show the culinary...

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Mommy Bliss Portfolio Images Make This Brand Shine

Mommy Bliss Portfolio Images Make This Brand Shine

Swander Pace Capital and Marketing Director Amparo Calderon needed a new portfolio page for their newly acquired brand, Mommy's Bliss. The brand is all about keeping tired moms healthy and happy by providing essential vitamins for moms, babies, and kids. Check out...

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In A Pickle

In A Pickle

Swander Pace Capital just acquired Patriot Pickle Company. They needed a new page about this acquisition and brand for their online portfolio. I worked with the Amparo Calderon, Marketing Director, to create a few branded stories that visualize a variety of artisan...

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Kusina Restaurant Chef Rocks Filipino Food Organically

Kusina Restaurant Chef Rocks Filipino Food Organically

Chef Tatum Hontiveros was in the house to create the images for her new menu for Kusina Restaurant. Tatum is in my master's degree program at the Culinary Institute of America. The focus of our program is branding and sustainability for food businesses. I love the...

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Branding Photo Library: Zebra Rice

Branding Photo Library: Zebra Rice

Hamson's, Inc., has been an importer of the delicious Zebra rice for over 20 years. If you have never had Zebra rice, you are truly missing out. The nutty aroma while it is cooking is out of this world. The long grains are gorgeous and turn any rice dish into a truly...

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