Vincent Camillo

Food Stylist

What do you do on a daily basis?
I am technically a food stylist, but I spend more of my time developing recipes and orchestrating talent appearances on TV, be it a half-hour cooking show, a demo, or other live or taped segments.

Who is your culinary icon?

My mom and dad

Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
Chef Tell

What’s your favorite cookbook?

The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan

What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
Brains

What’s your favorite condiment?
Vincotto

What’s the first dish you learned to make?
Pasta with tomato sauce

Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
Sweet

What kitchen tool can’t you live without?
Wooden spoon

What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Classical

What’s your favorite food scene from a movie?
The noodle stall with Harrison Ford in Blade Runner

What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage?
Lillet blanc on the rocks with an orange slice

What’s your favorite “food city” to visit?
Bologna, Italy