Laura Manzano is a freelance food and drink stylist based in Brooklyn, New York. 

Her clients are a mix of editorial and commerical, including:

8Greens, Birdseye, Blue Apron, Daily Harvest, Delish, Dinnerly, Food Network, House Beautiful, The Kitchn, Marley Spoon, Martha Stewart Living, MTV, Simply Recipes, Sitka Salmon Shares, The Spruce Eats, Tiffany & Co., and more

Previously, she was a staff food + prop stylist, producer, and recipe tester for meal kit Martha & Marley Spoon. She then worked for agriturismo Il Baciarino in Tuscany, cooking meals for guests and assisting with cooking classes and demonstrations. In addition to food styling, Laura also develops recipes and writes for various print and digital outlets.

She was raised by a professional chef in a large family, and worked nearly every position in his restaurants from the time she was thirteen. From there, she studied English and creative writing at the College of William & Mary in Virgina, and then attended NYU's prestigious Summer Publishing Institute with a focus on magazine publishing. 

Read more about Laura’s life and what she’s eating for dinner here.

photo by Tatum Mangus

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