Jim is a chef and professional food photographer based in San Diego California.
As a classically trained chef and graduate from the Art Institute, his ability to cook and understand food helps him portray food in a unique way. He works with his clients to help them develop their brand through a creative visual narrative.
He is the chief photographer for Californios, Birdie G's, Protege, Liholiho Yacht Club, Lundy Way Aprons, Trust Restaurant Group and Royale.
He is contributing photographer for Art Culinaire, The Michelin Guide, Food and Wine Magazine, Life and Thyme Magazine, The Migrant Kitchen, Imbibe Magazine and San Diego Magazine.
In addition he is a consulting Leica photographer for Camera West and Leica San Francisco.
He is the founder and director for Soigné Films. His production company focuses on creative story telling in the culinary and cocktail industries.