Victoria Heydt

Victoria Heydt
Victoria Heydt
Title: Editorial Project Manager
Education: Washington College, The Institute of Culinary Education

Victoria Heydt is a food photographer, stylist, and editor. An Institute of Culinary Education grad, she also develops and tests recipes. Residing in Raleigh, North Carolina, she has been cooking professionally and photographing recipes for over three years.


  • Received culinary arts and culinary management certificates from The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City
  • Tested recipes with chef Sara Moulton and worked as a prep cook at Spanish tapas restaurant Huertas
  • Styled food on photoshoots for brands such as Good Housekeeping, Keurig Coffee, and the Christmas Tree Shop
  • Has her own food photography business - Heirloom Food Photography.



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.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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