Cayla Zahoran, a New York City food & beverage photographer, specializes in not only photographing food but eating it too. While working as a photo editor at Edible Allegheny and WHIRL Magazine(Pittsburgh, PA), her passion for local food & culture first began. Looking to broaden her palette, Cayla transplanted to New York City. Cayla’s creativity in the photography world is driven by her love of cooking, traveling, and the art of playing with her food. She also prides herself on being able to make the perfect Moscow Mule.
Cayla’s work is published in several cookbooks.”Pittsburgh Chef’s Table“ (Globe Pequot Press, December 2013).“Hudson Valley’s Food & Farming: Why Didn’t Anyone Ever Tell Me That?“ (American Palate, November 2014). “Plant-Powered Beauty” (BenBella, March 2018). “Eat Like A Local: New York” (Bloomsbury Publishing, June 2018). Also as a New York editorial food photographer, she has been published in various magazines. Edible Manhattan + Brooklyn, Art Culinaire, TimeOut NY, Bust, The Wall Street Journal, New Jersey Monthly, West Chester Magazine, Esquire, & Saveur. Additionally, she has worked for national food brands and restaurants. Burger King, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Hellmann’s, Knorr’s, St. Ives, Paperchef, Amaro Montenegro, Jose Cuervo, MaCallan Scotch, STK, Umami, W Hotel, Gansevoort Hotel, & Bluestone Lane.
Cayla is available to shoot food photography for restaurants, magazines, cookbooks, and packaging.
Best Magazine Cover Photography
Golden Quill Award from Press Club of Western Pennsylvania (May 2011)