Thomas Schauer to Photograph DOMINQUE ANSEL: THE SECRET RECIPES Cookbook
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Globally renowned food photographer, Thomas Schauer, today announced he will be collaborating with Chef Dominique Ansel to photograph his debut cookbook, titled "DOMINQUE ANSEL: The Secret Recipes" (working title) to be published in October 2014 by Simon & Schuster. Schauer's ideally suited for the engagement given his ability to expose the essence of gourmet, mass, and iconic fare, creating unique and compelling images.
Food photography requires creativity, a skilled eye, and a deep understanding of the fare and its creator. A long known talent among the world's leading chefs, Schauer is an elegant food curator who renders the palette and captures the imagination through his inspired work. Chefs Daniel Boulud,Jose Andres,David Bouley, Spice Master Lior Lev Sercarz andDominique Ansel, all consider him a trusted artistic advisor. He lends this same expertise to leading organizations and brands including Wegman's Food Markets, Nespresso and Uncle Ben's.
Having worked with Chef Ansel for many years, Ansel selected Schauer to photograph his debut cookbook. "This is a cookbook about one man, one small bakery, and how a really good pastry can reach the world," said Ansel. "Its purpose is not just to teach cooks how to replicate a recipe, but to inspire them to innovate beyond it."
"Thomas is more than just a photographer he's a mind reader. When I envision the ultimate image for a dessert, Thomas makes that image magically appear in a photograph. A true professional and an unbelievable artist, Thomas creatively depicts every element of a shoot to portray a comprehensive, photographic story," says Chef Dominique Ansel.