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Kristen Hess NYC Food Stylist & Food Photographer

I would love to help spread the word about your products, services, restaurant, cookbook, or website with a variety of social media, advertising, sponsorship and promotion opportunities with The Artful Gourmet.

Some of my current sponsors and clients include: Chipotle, Cholula, Sterling Affairs Catering,,, Today Show, Avocados from Mexico, Castello Cheese, Unilever, Stoli, Bacardi, KitchenAid, Buitoni, Colavita, The Works Catering, NYS Restaurant Association, Nespresso, Baci Perugina, Good Food Ireland, Kraft Foods, Gary Null, Ketchum PR, Golin Harris, Kitchen Consultants, Weber Shandwick, National Pork Board and more.


I specialize in food and beverage media services which are outlined below:


If you are in need of a food stylist and/or photographer for your cookbook, magazine or website, please let me know! I have experience in  shooting  cookbooks (Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook and two vegan cookbooks for Gary Null Whole Foods)as well as tons of experience shooting for food and beverage brands, Chefs, cookbook authors, food magazines, events and restaurants.

Pricing varies by project and can be done on a day rate or project rate depending on the services needed and complexity of the project. Please contact me at to discuss your styling and photography needs to receive an estimate. You can review my online portfolio of styling and photography work at to get a feel for my creative style and capabilities.


I offer online social media promotion for brands and companies on my Facebook page, Artful Gourmet Facebook Fan PagePinterest, Tumblr and Twitter account to all of my followers for a flat monthly fee, or hourly rate for individual social media messages and promotion. I also offer photography and design services for your social media and online promotion campaigns.


If you have a product, cookbook or restaurant you would like reviewed, and are interested in sponsoring a giveaway or having the review featured on my website, please contact me for rates and details on this service.


If you have a food or beverage product, company or restaurant and are interested in sponsoring content on my blog, please email me at kristen(at)theartfulgourmet(dot)com or fill out the form on the Contact Page of my site to discuss sponsorship options and rates.


Advertising and becoming a sponsor on The Artful Gourmet allows you to put your brand in front of a highly targeted audience on a daily basis. Digital media pricing ranges depending on the size and placement of your digital ads. Ads should include your own design, message and logo and be saved in .gif or .jpeg format. Please contact me to discuss ad sizes and media rates.


I love writing articles and collaborating with editorial publications as well. Whether it’s a restaurant or recipe roundup, a travel story, an interview or photo essay, I can do it. I have worked with Downtown Magazine in NYC and the New York State Restaurant Association as a freelance journalist/photographer, and have also done work for online publications such as, and Feel free to reach out to discuss any kind of topic for your story.


I am also available for creating content (recipes, photos, articles of any kind) for blogs and online publications.


If you want to sponsor your products and think that my website and philosophy is a good match for you, let me know and we can find ways to collaborate with posts on social, blog posts and giveaways.



To inquire about rates and services, please email me at or fill out the form on the Contact Page of my site, or call 917-613-5990. I will reply to your inquiry within 48 hours of receiving it.

Privacy Policy

**All client work and confidential information of my clients is secure and and will not be shared or sold to other companies, individuals or competitors. I am happy to sign Non-Disclosure agreements (NDA) with clients before being hired to work on any project or assignment that includes private, sensitive or trade secret information.

Thanks – I look forward to working with you!

kristen hess nyc food stylist + photographer + brand influencer NYC

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