About Tracey

trace profile 2013

cookbook author.  photo chef.  food editor.  food stylist.  recipe writer.

I am a Sydney-based professional with over 18 years of food publishing experience.

My work features in world leading food & lifestyle magazine titles & cookbooks and my career has spanned across the UK, Europe & the Middle East.

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RECENT WORKS

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cookbook author.

Murdoch Books.

“Donuts”

recipe writer.  cookbooks.

Hachette Australia.

“Karl Cooks” by Karl Stefanovic

“Clean Living Fast Food” by Luke Hines and Scott Gooding

 

photo chef.  cookbooks.

Hachette Australia.

“Taking You Home” by Helena and Vikki

“20/20 Meals” by Julie Goodwin

“Clean Living Quick and Easy” by Luke Hines and Scott Gooding

“Clean Living Cookbook” by Luke Hines and Scott Gooding

“Clean Living” by Luke Hines and Scott Gooding

 

recipe writer.  magazines.

woman’s day.

recipe development & testing of food features in weekly magazine

super food ideas.

recipe development & testing of food features in monthly magazine

healthy food guide.

recipe development & testing of food features in monthly magazine

 

food stylist.  magazines.

new idea.

food styling of features in weekly magazine

photographers. andre martin, benito martin, joe filshie, oliver ford

 

recipe writer.  corporate.

australian meat and livestock.

recipe development & testing for all cross media

 

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sydney.

march 2011 – june 2012

food editor.

recipes + magazine.

content concepts, commissioning, managing, producing, food styling, recipe development & editing monthly food magazine

 

november 2007 – march 2011

food stylist.

australian good taste.

food styling of features in monthly magazine

photographers. brett stevens, rob palmer, mark o’meara

the australian.

food styling of weekly food features in national newspaper magazine lift-out section

photographer. george seper

new idea.

food styling of features in weekly magazine

photographer. graham pattison, andrew young

recipes+.

food styling of features & covers in monthly magazine

photographers. ian hofstetter, andre martin, paul atchinson

australian bbc good food.

food plating & assisting of recipe features in monthly magazine

photographers. louise lister, cath muscat

weight watchers.

food styling, food assisting & recipe writing of packaging, magazine, advertorials & cookbooks

good for you recipe cards.

food styling of collectible recipe card series sold in australia, europe & north america

photographer. ian hofstetter

pork corp.
food styling of new product range of pork cuts & recipes for manuals, website & in-store promotion

photographer. adrian lander

steggles.

food styling & food assisting for products for retail packaging

photographer. gerry colley

publicis mojo.

food styling of specialty branded food for re-launch & all packaging

photography. red rocket studios

ikea.

food styling of new food items to feature on menu boards in-store

photography. red rocket studios

aldi.

food styling of food products to feature in brochures & promotional material

photography. red rocket studios

 

photo chef.  cookbooks.

penguin publishing.

on-going food preparation & assisting on photo shoots for various cookbook titles

better homes & gardens.

recipe tester & food assisting on photo shoots for fast ed better basics cookbook series. working alongside. ed halmagyi, yael grinham

photographer. jean paul urizer

weight watchers.

food preparation & assisting on photo shoots for various cookbook titles

 

photo chef.  magazines.

masterchef magazine.

recipe testing & editing to magazine style guide

food preparation & assisting on photo shoots for recipe features in monthly magazine working alongside. sophia young

photographer. brett stevens

australian good taste magazine.

recipe writing & on-going food preparation & assisting on photo shoots for recipe features in monthly magazine working alongside. jane hann, saskia hay, marie helen clauzon, louise pickford

photographers. rob palmer, steve brown, brett stevens, ian wallace

fresh magazine.

on-going food preparation & assisting on photo shoots for recipe features & covers in monthly magazine working alongside. chris shepherd

photographers. louise lister, cath muscat

diabetic living magazine.

on-going food preparation & assisting on photo shoots for recipe features & covers in monthly magazine working alongside. jane hann, marie helen clauzon

photographers. steve brown & ben dearnley

donna hay.

recipe writing & food assisting on advertorial features in monthly magazine. working alongside: jane hann

photographer: chris court

house & garden.

food assisting on photo shoots for recipe features in monthly magazine. working alongside. loukie werle & kirsty cassidy

photographer. william meppem

pacific innovations.

food assistant on photo shoots for advertorial features in marie claire magazine. working alongside. michelle noerianto

photographer. chris chen

 

photo chef.  packaging.

finished art workshop.

food assisting on photo shoots related to nestle & maggi food products for all print media. working alongside. stephanie souvlis & jane hann

photographers. rob palmer, brett stevens & steve brown

steggles.

food assisting & recipe writing for all commercial, retail & food service product packaging

 

childcare cook.

select education.

casual placements in childcare centres across sydney – cooking 3 meals a day for up to 70 children aged 3 months to 5 years

 

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dubai.

 

october 2005 – june 2007

food.  travel & industry writer.

gulf gourmet magazine.

monthly feature writing for industry based magazine – interviewing industry executives & chefs, writing food related travel pieces, food features & restaurant or hotel profiles

 

food feature writer.  recipe writer.  food stylist.

friday magazine. gulf newspaper.

recipe writing, recipe testing, food feature writing & food styling of a fortnightly 6 page feature including 1500 word food related content & 7 recipes appearing in the weekend lift-out magazine for uae’s largest english newspaper

 

food consultant & celebrity kitchen manager.

emirates today. ideal home show 2007.

managing theatre, coordinating set up, consulting, arranging food & equipment sponsorship, food preparation & daily running of cookery demonstration theater for celebrity cooks ainsley harriott, sanjeev kapoor, osama sayeed & five star chefs from grosvernor house group, mariott hotel, renaissance hotel, radisson hotel

 

tv commercial food stylist.

signature productions.

food stylist for ‘maggi khoresht’ & ‘maggi lamb bouillon’ seasoning sachets

boomtown productions.

food stylist for ‘india gate rice’ & related still photography for all supporting advertising material

restaurant reviewer.

timeout dubai.

anonymous weekly restaurant reviews across dubai

 

food consultant & celebrity kitchen manager.

gulf news ideal home show 2006.

managing theater, coordinating set up, consulting, arranging food & equipment sponsorship, food preparation & daily running of cookery demonstration theater for celebrity cooks antony worrall thompson, lesley waters & sanjeev kapoor & five star chefs from grosvernor house group, renaissance hotel & intercontinental

 

food styling consultant.

living in the gulf magazine.

consulting to editor, photographers & contributors on food styling of features which appear in food magazine affiliated & distributed in ‘spinney’s’ – one of uae’s largest supermarket chains

 

food consultant.

lime tree cafe.

developed & implemented new canape menu for catering section of company – including food systems & all technical & practical staff training

 

food stylist.

al bayader.

food styling of paper, bamboo & plastic product range of plates, bowls, serving dishes & cups for all packaging requirements, editorial, advertising, web site design & brochures; recipe writing for ramadan promotional packaging

photographer. karel kita

pizza hut.

food styling dessert range on pizza hut menu for all advertising material

photographer. trevor vaughan

kraft uae.

food styling of kraft brands ‘dream whip’ & ‘jell-o’ for all advertising – including recipe cards, packaging, internet & related press

photographer. martin pfeiffer

saatchi & saatchi.

food styling all menu items & prop styling restaurant interior of newly opened ‘qanat al qasba’ for all advertising & promotional material

photographer. roger payling

pride cheese.

food styling full product range of packaging & recipes for all promotional material

photographer. nigel brand

pizza hut uae.

food styling new promotional ‘cheesy bites’ pizza range for all advertising material

photographer. trevor vaughan

saachi & saachi.

food styling of ‘food wheel’ advertising campaign for ‘qanat al qasba’ food festival

photographer. tommy harrison

pizza hut oman.

food styling pasta range on pizza hut menu for all new menu layouts & designs

photographer. trevor vaughan

new zealand trade & enterprise.

food styling of promotional dinner menu & all imported new zealand food products for related advertising material & brochures

photographer. sue johnson

nadiya dates.

food styling of luxury dates for packaging & all promotional material

photographer. trevor vaughan

kraft uae.

food styling of kraft cheddar range (singles, block & can) for all advertising & promotional material

photographer. trevor vaughan

tang fruit drink.

food styling of product for ramadan advertising campaign in saudi arabia

photographer. nigel brand

maggi iran.

food styling of packaging for newly developed dressing seasonings & stir through yogurt seasonings

photographer. nigel brand

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london.

 

november 2004 – october 2005

food stylist.  recipe writer.  feature writer.

easy living magazine.

food styling of food features for monthly magazine
photographers. david loftus, jonathon gregson, tara fisher

olive magazine.

cover styling, food styling, feature writing, recipe writing & recipe testing for food features in monthly magazine

working alongside chefs. john tarode, paul merrett, ian pengelley, merrilees parker, ben o’donoghue

photographers. myles new, david munns, gus filgate, peter cassidy, howard shooter, william reavell, roger stowell, jason lowe

bbc good food magazine.

food styling, feature writing, recipe writing & recipe testing for food features in monthly magazine

working alongside chefs. ainsley harriott, antony worrall thompson, lesley waters, richard corrigan, thomasina miers

photographers. myles new, david munns, peter cassidy, lisa linder, elizabeth zeschin

allergy magazine.

cover styling & food styling for food features in monthly magazine
photographer. david munns

 

food assistant.

bill granger.

personal food assistant to bill for launch of cookbook ‘simply bill’ including food shopping, preparation & setup of all cookery demonstrations & workshops bill conducted on 2 week tour

 

kitchen manager.

bbc good food show 2005.

kitchen manager of the ‘day & night theatre’ for olive magazine & bbc good food magazine – managing theatre, coordinating set up, consulting, food ordering, arranging food & equipment sponsorship, food preparation & daily running of cookery demonstration theatre

bbc good food show 2004.

kitchen manager of the ‘day & night theatre’ for olive magazine & bbc good food magazine – managing theatre, coordinating set up, consulting, food ordering, arranging food & equipment sponsorship, food preparation & daily running of cookery demonstration theatre

 

cookery demonstrator.

toast festival 2005.

olive magazine celebrity kitchen – demonstrating over festival period ‘australian’ influenced recipes I developed & had published previously in magazine

 

food stylist.

marks & spencer.

food styling of ready made meals for packaging

photographer. william reavell

sainsbury’s.

food styling of promotional & advertorial features

photographer. david munns

 

food editor.

food & travel magazine.

3 month food editor contract for monthly magazine – including all monthly cover styling, food styling, feature writing, recipe writing & recipe testing

photographer. felicity cole

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sydney.

 

march 2004 – july 2004

food stylist.

fresh magazine.

food styling for nestle advertorial lift-out features

photographer. louise lister

 

cookery demonstrator.

bbc good food show 2004.

oriental merchants cookery theatre – demonstrating recipes using full range of asian products

 

childcare cook.

select education.

nambaree child care center – cooking 3 meals a day for 50 children aged 3 months to 5 years

 

march 2000 – march 2004

deputy food editor.

australian table magazine.

food & travel feature writing, food styling, prop sourcing, recipe writing, recipe testing, recipe editing, contributor bookings, supervision & training of food assistant of food features for monthly magazine
photographers. adrian lander, petrina tinslay, jean paul urizer, ben dearnley, jared fowler, andre martin, brett stevens, georgie cole, rob palmer, helen white, amanda mcglaughlan

 

january 1999 – march 2000

food stylist.  recipe writer.  feature writer.

australian table magazine.

cover styling, food styling, feature writing, recipe writing & recipe testing of food features for monthly magazine. food editor. lyndey milan

photographer. adrian lander

family circle magazine.

cover styling, food styling, feature writing, recipe writing & recipe testing of food features for monthly magazine
photographer. brett stevens

 

food assistant.

australian gourmet traveler.

food sourcing, order placements, food shopping & preparation requirements for all food photography shoots

food editor. kathy snowball

elle cuisine.

recipe tester, food sourcing, order placements, food shopping & preparation requirements for all food photography shoots

food editor. kirsty cassidy

she.

food sourcing, order placements, food shopping & preparation requirements for all food photography shoots

food editor. loukie werle

 

april 1998 – january 1999

home economist.

murdoch books.

family circle cookbook range & le cordon bleu cookbook range – recipe writing, recipe testing, step photography, food sourcing, order placements, food shopping & preparation requirements for all food photography shoots, handling consumer cookery inquiries

december 1997 – april 1998

food assistant.

donna hay.

recipe tester, food sourcing, order placements, food shopping & preparation requirements for food photography shoots

vogue entertaining & travel.

recipe tester, food sourcing, order placements, food shopping & preparation requirements for all food photography shoots

 

cookery demonstrator.

food factotum.

in-store demonstrating of new food products, demonstrating new cookery products & equipment; sydney royal easter show demonstrator; various food & lifestyle show demonstrating

 

april 1996 – december 1997

kitchen coordinator.

sydney seafood school.

assisting guest chefs, class development & formatting, recipe development, managing class operations, supervising class demonstrators, food sourcing & order placement for chefs. tetsuya wakuda, neil perry, luke mangan, matt moran

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