Irene Bertolucci is a professional Home
Economist by training with over 30 years
of experience in the Chicago, Dallas, San
Francisco, and Northern California markets.

With extensive training in research, product
and recipe development at Del Monte Foods,
Irene has evolved her expertise in food science
to encompass the culinary arts including
Midwest, Southwest and Southern cuisines.

Irene offers a full range of food styling services in creating images
of food that are technically executed and aesthetically appealing
for advertising, editorial and commercial purposes for print.

Her client list boasts Fortune 500 companies such as Williams
Sonoma, United Airlines, Con Agra, Kraft and Pyrex. Her work
has also been featured in Bon Appetit and cookbooks, For the
Love of Food, NFL Cookbook, Stop and Smell the Rosemary
(Junior League of Houston), The Blue Book (Ball), and No Jacket
(Neiman Marcus).

Irene tests and develops recipes for Smuckers, Keebler, Kraft
Foods, California Rice Board among many others. She has styled
with Celebrity Chefs, Stephen Pyles, Dean Fearing, Victor Gillespie,
Charlie Trotter, Norman Van Aken, Sam Choy and Martin Yan.

Irene is a member of the International Association of Culinary
Professionals. She received the People's Choice award in 2005
for her part of "The Subtle Art of Ooey Gooey" photo exhibition
and contest (see related article and photo under IACP Award on
the menu).