WORK WITH ME

Hi, I'm Dana.

I've been working in the food & hospitality industry since 2014 and I am the face behind Bay Dish. 

 

Inspired by the incredibly innovative and hardworking chefs and makers surrounding me in the San Francisco Bay Area, I founded Bay Dish in 2018. It is a means of celebrating the people that bring food to our table, and who have contributed to the dynamic culinary landscape we are lucky to have here. 

 

I have worked in the industry in a variety of capacities. I grow the audience for restaurants and food brands and help them receive well earned media recognition through my role as a publicist and social media marketer. I partner with chefs throughout the Bay Area to organize and execute educational events for both adults and kids. I create engaging content and develop accompanying recipes for brands, and help food makers show off their stunning creations as a photographer and content marketer. 

 

In all work I do, I strive to build community and foster connections between people and their food. I would love to connect and see how I could best help you achieve your goals. Send me an email to get started!

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What I Do

Food Photography & Recipe Development

I love to capture chefs’ creations at their best. I have shot for restaurants all over the Bay Area including Agave Uptown, Playt, Ala Mar, and more. I am currently the primary content creator and a recipe developer for a national food brand, and have worked with other photographers as a food stylist for other brands.

 

Please note: I offer a two hour complimentary photoshoot to all Black-Owned food businesses. Contact me to schedule yours!

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Social Media Strategy, Marketing and Public Relations

Social Media Marketing is a specialty of mine. I can work with your business to build your content library, develop your brand voice, and grow your audience to reach new customers. I can also develop your marketing strategy with strategic partnerships.

 

I have worked with many food brands like Go Raw, Amy’s Kitchen, Organic Valley, Pearls Olives, and more, to achieve their marketing goals through influencer partnerships, press outreach, and brand collaborations.

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Community

Outreach

Building and celebrating community is a core value of mine and is the undercurrent in all of my work. I love to bring people together through food, connecting everyone in my network to opportunity when I can. I founded The Nourishment Fund in June 2020 for this exact reason.  

I am also a publicist for Women Sound Off, helping foster recognition for the organization’s success and advancing its mission to support women and non-binary creatives in the Bay Area.

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