Jamie Schler is an American living between France and Italy for the past 23 years. After working as a culinary guide and interpreter in Paris, an assistant editor/recipe editor for the professional cooking magazine Master Chef and editorial assistant on both a small cookbook and a large coffee table art book, she combined her passions for food and writing to create and author Life's a Feast, a prominent and respected voice in the food blogging community since April 2008.
Jamie also writes for the prestigious Huffington Post as a regular contributor to their Food page. She was also one of 100 food bloggers selected to be published in the Foodista food blog community’s Best of the Blogs Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes, Photographs and Voices.
Known for her unique and creative writing style and storytelling, she was invited to speak at Food Blogger Connect, the first international food blogging conference on the European continent, on the topic Writing Style/Finding Your Voice in 2009 and again in 2010.
Ilva Beretta, Swedish by birth, has been living on a Tuscan hill in Italy for close to 20 years. She works as a freelance photographer specializing in food photography and food styling. Ilva also writes the internationally acclaimed blog Lucullian Delights which has been nominated for several food blog awards and is one of the Times Online's Top 50 Food Blogs in the world. Lucullian Delights is syndicated by Global Post.
Also working as a fine arts photographer, Ilva had her first solo show in 2008, and as such she collaborates with Infinity Photography.
Her work is represented by Wonderful Machine and can be found on Fresh Food Images and thePictureKitchen.
For a taste of her work, please visit her portfolio site Ilva Beretta Photography.
Jeanne Horak-Druiff is a born and bred South African who has been living in London since 2002. Jeanne started keeping her first journal at the age of 11 and has had a near-obsessive interest in writing ever since.
She qualified as a criminal lawyer and lectured commercial law for eight years, but her real passion remains writing. She is a freelance writer and columnist whose work has been published in The Digital Dish, National Geographic’s 500 Food Journeys and 500 Secret Journeys; the BloggerAid Cook Book; and the forthcoming Creating a Meal You’ll Love and Foodies of the World. She is a regular columnist for the online publication We Magazine for Women and South Africa’s most popular food website, Food24.
Jeanne started her award-winning food blog CookSister! in May 2004. This internationally respected blog was recently named as one of the Times Online's Top 50 Food Blogs in the world and is also a four-time winner of the Best South African Food Blog title. Her individual and distinctive writing style and love of teaching has led to her being sought after as a conference speaker both at Food Blogger Connect (London ‘09 and ‘10) and the South African Food Blogger Conference (Cape Town ‘10).
A freelance food photographer, stylist and writer, Meeta Khurana-Wolff has been living in Germany for the past 17 years, currently in the culturally rich city of Weimar.
Born in India, Meeta’s love for food photography stems from her obsession with food itself and she combines these two passions on her multi-faceted blog. What’s For Lunch, Honey? has been nominated for several awards, including finalist in the Weblog Awards 2010 and 2011 for Best European Weblog and can also be found on the Times Online's Top 50 Food Blogs. Her photography is represented by Wonderful Machine and has been featured and recognized in magazines and websites around the world. As a writer her work has been published in the Foodies of the World, a guide to food blogs around the world published by the Slattery Media Group.
Meeta’s perspective on food photography and styling is unconventional and she is not afraid to break certain rules to capture the perfect shot. Due to her distinctive photography style, she has been invited to speak on the topic of Food Photography and Food Styling at various workshops, including Food Blogger Connect, the first international food blogging conference in Europe, in 2009 and 2010.
Her photography portfolio Meeta Khurana Wolff Photography offers an insight into her work.
Together, we make up the Plate to Page team!
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Photo courtesy of Simone of Junglefrog