Michelle Gatton grew up on a non-working farm in west-central Iowa. She received her first cookbook at 14 when she became vegetarian and was made to cook for herself. With a photography education, she moved to NYC, and was sidetracked by a job in 1 WTC in 2000-2001. Eventually finding a culinary education along with working in several restaurants set her up for the melding of two passions: food stylist. But growing up the true epitome of an American, Jell-O has always been in her blood.
Clients include Ben & Jerry's, Chipotle, Chobani, Cotton, Crate & Barrel, Godiva, Haagen Dazs, Hellmann's, Herbalife, Jagermeister, Max Brenner, Morningstar, McDonald's, Tanqueray, Walmart, Wendy's, Stouffer's, Stella Artois, Smirnoff, Seamless, Rubbermaid, Prego, IHOP, Dr. Oz, Oprah, Folgers, Ziplock, Jim Beam, LG, Oreo, Epicurious, Vogue, Esquire, Food Network, Good Housekeeping, GQ, HGTV, InStyle, Men's Fitness, Men's Health, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Real Simple, Refinery29, Thrillist, US Weekly, Women's Health and Wine Enthusiast.