by Caro …Food Stylist & Consultant
Caroline Ismail, Dubai based Food Stylist and Food Consultant was born in 1982 in Beirut and was fortunate enough to receive a multicultural education in French, Lebanese, Romanian and an understanding of homemade cuisines.
Raised by food lovers, gourmets and wine connoisseurs Ismail was privileged to pursue her dream and enrolled at the Lycée Hotelier of St Quentin en Yvelines, near Paris, France. Her hunger to learn and further develop her managerial skills allowed her to gain a Master’s Degree and specialise in marketing of services from the University of Finance at La Rochelle, France. Caroline than moved to Dubai, UAE and started her journey at renowned five star hotels. In June 2006 Caroline was introduced to Food Styling:
We used to shoot for our monthly restaurant promotions …I used to look forward to that day – the joy of creating a successful photo is an overwhelming feeling; it is like creating a piece of art. Each food element is unique and comes alive …you do end up talking to them.
Food Consultant with more than 15 years hospitality experience Ismail decided to make her Dubai Food Stylist dream come true and embarked on this FoodArtConcept adventure. Every day Caroline works on her own recipe:
I believe that the successful recipe is a large spoon of patience, a kitchen filled with trials and testing, a solid plan, a pinch of passion for food and photography and a drop of talent. Let the journey begin…