Kristin Stangl

Business: Days of Food
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Food Trends, Food Styling, Pickling + Canning

Kristin plays with food for a living as a stylist, writer, and recipe developer. 



Kristin has been a food stylist and stylist assistant in New York City for the past five years, making food and beverages beautiful for photo and video shoots. An avid writer, Kristin has also published food writing, for websites such as The Billfold and Folk Rebellion's Dispatch, and develops recipes on a freelance basis. 

While not professionally trained, Kristin has spent over 30 years cooking and (over) eating thanks to growing up in a family of food lovers and food professionals and working in the industry.

While her twenties were spent as a trial attorney, she found her way out of the courtroom and back to the kitchen after a move to New York City. There, she trained with chefs in restaurants and catering, and apprenticed with a food photographer and food stylists to learn more about the intersection of food, art, and media. 


Kristin received a BA in Philosophy and Economics from Bucknell University, a law degree from Vanderbilt Law School, and—for good measure—a Masters Degree in Mathematics Education from St. John's University, means I can scale any recipe to mathematical precision, then read a contract and some Kafka while I wait for the braise to finish.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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