about Jackie

Jackie Slade is a Food and Prop Stylist based in San Francisco CA. bay area.

Her accomplishments range from Feature films, TV commercials, Internet content and Video to Print.

Jackie’s  Slade Designs and The Food Loft, located in San Rafael CA, is a NY style loft designed to shoot Film, Video and Print, with full kitchen facilities for both in house and location production.

A natural born leader, Jackie’s resourcefulness, problem solving abilities,  communication, coordination and management skills along with the passion and drive to pursue advanced problem solving and nouveau ways of tackling assignments keep her in the top of her field.   To her credit, Jackie is the only Food Stylist within San Francisco to possess a Union certification.

A true enjoyment of her work – “Every job is unique, and working with new people all the time makes it challenging and exciting” – keeps each job a fun and creative experience.

Jackie’s capabilities as a Restaurateur speak for themselves:

She has owned and operated two restaurants.  Her first was in Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA., ”Ambrosia”, where she  introduced Mexican specialties and smoothies.

Her second, Pie in the Sky, was a Pizza Kitchen in Key West.  Beautiful girls throwing pie in the window was a novel idea, and her pizza was divine.

Jackie fine tuned her culinary skills by attending the California Culinary Academy and enjoyed success as Chef at the the highly acclaimed Zuni Cafe, as well as Los Palmas, Bubalas by the Bay, Taste Catering, and the Valhalla.

The valuable combo of  Entrepreneur, Chef and Food Stylist was a natural and has been her passion ever since!