FOOD STYLIST & CULINARY PRODUCER
From a young age, Michele's heart was in the kitchen, cooking side by side with her grandmother, Loretta. These times inspired her to pursue her career in Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. There she earned an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Service Management.
Michele has served on the line at various restaurants in New York City, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Italy, and has also worked on shows as a Culinary Food Stylist on ABC’s Emmy-award-winning show The Chew, and the Food Network’s Chopped. She has also worked at THP as a Food Stylist. THP is the world’s leading provider of content and social media services for brand managers and marketers. There, Michele cooked and Food Styled for some of the most established and respected clientele and food brand companies in the industry.
Michele continues to Food Style and Culinary Produce in NYC for top brands and platforms like Food Network, Grubhub, Yahoo, Master Chef Junior, Amazon, Jimmy Fallon, and the View.
Currently, Michele works as a Culinary Producer and Food Stylist for Middleby Residential. At Viking she Food Styles and Culinary Produces for Family Meal a series of videos using leftover ingredients to create additional meals to last for the week ahead cooking on Viking appliances in the NYC showroom.