CLAIRE PEREZ

Food & Prop Stylist

As a food and prop stylist with over 20 years of editorial and advertising experience in print and film, Claire's extensive culinary knowledge and creativity allows her to collaborate intuitively with photographers, producers, art directors, chefs and a variety of clients on a wide range of projects.

 

Her unique skill set and keen eye successfully guides clients through the entire creative process from primary conceptual stages to final execution.  A diverse career path and savvy business acumen enables Claire to broaden the scope of services offered to include recipe development and editing, restaurant consulting and menu design and copywriting.

 

Based in South Florida, Claire is passionate about pastry, has a weakness for bittersweet chocolate and loves a robust café con leche.   When not on set you will likely find her scouring local antique and thrift shops searching for that next perfect prop.  For your next shoot.

Career Highlights

  • Honors Graduate - The International Culinary Center, NYC

  • Assistant Pastry Chef - Restaurant Le Cirque, Jacques Torres, NYC

  • Stagiaire - Le Moulin de Mougins, Roger Vergé, Mougins, Fauchon, Pierre Hermé, Paris, L'Oiseau d'Or, Philippe Cornet, Nice, France

  • Pastry Chef - Los Dos Lunas, Ibiza, Spain

  • Production Assistant - Live PBS television series “Dessert Circus”, Jacques Torres, NYC

  • Senior Food Editor - Television, magazines, books and special projects, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, NYC

  • Public Relations Director - Café Boulud Palm Beach, Daniel Boulud

  • Marketing and Public Relations Director - Market Salamander Palm Beach, Sheila Johnson

  • Freelance Food & Prop Stylist - Books, magazines, advertising, commercials, packaging, menus, web, social media, billboards, satellite media tours

  • Freelance Writer - Weekly and monthly contributing food columnist, South Florida Sun Sentinel Newspaper