Chef Billie Sutton

Chef Instructor, Pastry Arts

Instructor Billie Sutton
Location: Online Programs
Favorite Dish: Spanish Paella

“Getting a degree or certification can be a great foundation and make you stronger as a food stylist. Having a culinary degree is one of those qualifications a lot of food stylists don’t have.”

Chef Billie Sutton

About

Chef Billie has done food styling for such shows as Westworld, NCIS, Cool Kids, and Harrison Ford movie The Call of the Wild. She is the owner of food styling business Imagine Food Styling and specializes in perfectly plated dishes.

Billie brings an extensive background as a Chef Instructor for various culinary schools, a Sous Chef and Pastry Chef in West Hollywood, and a Research & Development Chef in Orange County, CA.

In 2013, she completed her Chef De Cuisine Exam with ACF, and in 2017 won the Excellence in Student Retention Award at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts.

In her spare time, Chef Billie has volunteered as a cook with The Network for a Healthy California, Project Angel Food, and the LA Food Bank.

Honors, Awards & Affiliations

  • Chef De Cuisine Exam Completion 2013
  • ServSafe® Certified
  • ServSafe® Proctor
  • ServSafe® Educator
  • 2017 Excellence in Student Retention, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

Professional EXPERIENCE

  • Instructor in Culinary Arts/Food Technology - Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA
  • R&D Chef - Mokshagundam Biotechnologies, Orange County, CA
  • Instructor in Culinary Arts/Food Technology - Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA
  • Chef Instructor - Le Cordon Bleu Culinary College, Los Angeles, CA
  • Private Chef - Private Residence, Pacific Palisades, CA
  • Pastry Chef - Loteria Grill, Hollywood, CA
  • Sous Chef & Pastry Chef - The Spanish Kitchen, West Hollywood, CA

Education

  • Associate of Occupational Studies Degree, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Pasadena, CA

Special Interests

I enjoy swimming and nature/beach walks!

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