Marilinda Hodgdon is a legendary New York-based food stylist, chef and sculptor. She has worked for the top food corporations, ad agencies, production companies, and photographers all over the world.
Marilinda grew up in an Italian family with a strong focus on organic homemade foods. She started cooking at the age of five and became head cook at an Italian restaurant at the age of sixteen.
She received her BFA from UGA and did postgraduate work at Cal State Fullerton. She studied marble sculpture and art history in Tuscany and experienced the culinary delights of her own origins first hand.
Marilinda has appeared on the Food Network shows Chef at Large and TV’s Greatest Food Moments, as well as the Discovery Channel program Daily Planet. She has been featured on Fox News’ Good Day America for her food styling. She was recently the subject of an exclusive article on ABCNews.com, "Secrets of a Food Stylist" (abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/linguine- whisperers/story?id=23145244).