Belly Food Style | Food Stylist
Cooking Classes, Food Photography, Food Styling
Los Angeles + Toronto Based Food Stylist + Food Personality
[About | Food Stylist | Nicole Kruzick] Nicole Marie Kruzick is a food stylist with over 12 + years culinary experience and is the founder of Belly in both Canada + the US. Born and raised in Toronto food has always been a big part of her life. You could say that Nicole grew up in the kitchen.. Growing up, dinner time was always a home cooked meal shared around the dinner table and holidays included all the fixings. Today entertaining for Nicole is a regular event. Her favorite place the kitchen.
Nicole studied mass communications at Carton University and worked in corporate sales before deciding to follow her passion and love for food. Nicole has 4 years experience as a retail buyer for a high end kitchen store in Toronto buying in both Toronto and New York. She’s launched nightclubs and entertainment venues in Toronto and has coordinated events for a long list of high profile customers. Nicole completed the Food Styling Certificate Course at George Brown College in 2007 and is constantly working on her portfolio.
In 2004 Belly catering a boutique catering business was born which in 2012 evolved to a kitchen rental facility. Belly’s catering client list included; Nike, Penguin Shoes, Fred Perry, Harry Rosen, Hugo Boss, Canadian Scooter Corp, H&M, Target, Y&R, Town Shoes, Rogers Media, Fuel Advertising, Zinc, Food & Drink LCBO, Chatelaine Magazine plus a long list of Toronto’s top food photographers, magazines and celebrities. Belly and Nicole have been featured in a number of publications such as BlogTO , The Toronto Star, XY Daily.. In 2012 Nicole expanded her business to the US and started Belly Food Style in Los Angeles, offering food styling services for print, television, film, advertising + web. Nicole‘s time is presently split between Toronto + Los Angeles. Nicole continues to stay on top of food trends and on the cutting edge of the food scene.
, Food Photography
, Food Styling
, Food Stylist
, recipe consulting
, Recipe Development
, Recipe Testing