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Traces is an eating experience that uses the table as canvas, tracing the interactions of guests by engaging them in a hands-on dinner. For the 2014 Armory week, a multi-course meal designed in collaboration with chefs Jose Ramirez-Ruiz and Pamela Yung, is served directly onto ...

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This immersive workshop is a delicious dive into the growing field of food design. Taking place in the French capital of Champagne province, the program will be hosted in the kitchens of L’Ecole Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Reims (L’ESAD), home to one of the first culinary design ...


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Hosted in the Industrial Design Department at Pratt Institute, Food Design Studio is a semester long class led by Emilie Baltz into the growing field of Food Design. The goal of the Food Design Studio is based on the belief that food is our most fundamental form of consumption: how ...


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Lickestra is a musical licking performance at the intersection of food design and smart objects developed in collaboration with smart object designer Carla Diana and musician Arone Dyer of Buke&Gase. Playing with the ...


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Curation for Play Bar Exhibited Cocktail Menu, Season 1 - “Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon involving a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant. Common examples include seeing images of animals or faces in clouds, the man in the moon, and hearing hidden messages in ...


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PLAY is a multisensory cafe, den and bar driven by a curatorial approach, housed in the Museum of Sex, NYC. PLAY commissioned Emilie Baltz, as Art Director & Curator, to develop a series of artist-crafted cocktails and provocative artwork that change seasonally, bringing another layer of experience to the bar ...


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CORPS Performance

An experimental choreography of skin. Performed for Monkeytown3 at Eyebeam inside a 4-screen, immersive video installation while dining. Food by Max Sussman. Cinematography, choreography, direction, performance by Emilie Baltz. - CORPS, n., pl. corps (kôrz, kōrz); (French), from the Latin corpus "body" 1. a group of persons associated or acting together - This live choreography uses ...

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Chez Jose

Chez Jose is a vegetable forward, pop-up restaurant that operates in Brooklyn, NY by Chefs José Ramirez-Ruiz and Pamela Yung. This video was created for Chef Ruiz's presentation at Madrid Fusion, the international gastronomic summit. Videography & Photography by Emilie Baltz. Editing ...

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L.O.V.E Potions - The L.O.V.E Potions are a series of artisanal, desire-inducing vodkas inspired by Emilie Baltz's publication, the L.O.V.E FOODBOOK, an art book that presents recipes by 15 contemporary chefs and mixologists, each revealing new definitions of the desire through food and drink. In addition to gathering personal narratives and ...


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A responsive dining landscape created for the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, NY to follow Ralph Lemon’s premiere of Four Walls. DIS.COURSE was commissioned to provoke 40 top performance art curators in discussion of where the boundaries of performance exist, outside of the theater. Taking as tenet that the act ...


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"Ceci n'est pas un livre de cuisine." From Paris to New York, Bali to Belgium, 15 renown chefs and mixologists were asked to create bespoke recipes inspired by the emotion of love. Believing that ...


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Vitra Boisbuchet Workshop

In collaboration with the School of Visual Arts Products of Design MFA program, and co-taught with Allan Chochinov, this special workshop is an immersive, multi-disciplinary experience exploring the rapidly changing field of product design. Held in at the Vitra Design Museum's ...

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EBAY Significant Cocktails

Creative Direction, Curation, Graphic Design, Photography and Production for the official cocktail party, sponsored by Ebay and the SVA Products of Design MFA program, celebrating the release of Joshua Glenn and Rob Walker's new book, Significant Objects. The event introduced 3 new Significant Objects that were ...

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What Happens When

A temporary restaurant installation that explores what a dining experience can be. "Often in restaurants the food is the driving force behind the creativity of the the rest of the design team. In this case the food gets to be part of the process. It will be the focus of the ...

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Junk Foodie: 51 Delicious Recipes for the Lowbrow Gourmand

Junk Foodie is a gourmet junk food cookbook written, designed and photographed by Emilie Baltz. ...

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What does your life taste like?...

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American Dream

Food as Material. Food as Object. Food as Artifact. A commentary on American Industrial Consumption. Exhibited at Murphy and Dine Gallery, 520 West 27th St. NYC, 11.11.2010 "The difference between art and artifacts is that artifacts do not lie. Artifacts have specific functional programs that are constants...and are unconscious expressions of cultural ...

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Limoges Porcelain

When trash is a luxury....

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24 Karat Amish Picnic Table

Old World meets New World. Max Lang Gallery, New York, NY, 2007...

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CMYK Cocktails

Eating design....

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Porcelain Dust Mask Bowl

You are what you eat. A gesture to American food fears. From hand-sanitizer to pasturized cheese, America is the nation with the strictest food safety laws. Paradoxically, these laws destroy the ...

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X-Species Supper Club

Eat like a frog. The first supper club good for both humans and non humans. A new model for eating our way through ecosystems. In a time of environmental concern, it is important to begin creating new ways of supporting an ecosystem approach to consumption. The X-Species Supper club is a non-traditional ...

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Museum of Sex: Aphrodisia Campaign

Photography campaign for Oral Fix, the Aphrodisiac Cafe at the Museum of Sex, New York....

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Bombay Sapphire

Taste with your nose. New tools for imbibing. Bombay Sapphire gin is one of the few gins that uses the unique Carterhead stills for distillation. Unlike many other gins, which boil ...

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What is the sound of taste? A sound booth dedicated to recording American food memories. Food Bank is a mobile sound booth that records American food memories. Participants are invited into the booth and asked to record a favorite moment of ...


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Single cookie cookie jar

A reinterpretation of the cookie jar. The Single Cookie Cookie Jar is a prop for healthier living. Complete with built-in cookie cutter and cookie jar, the cup/jar empowers a user to make and eat fewer (and smaller) cookies, while the exaggerated cup/lid is a visual reminder to "drink more milk". ...

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Will Goldfarb

When you move to Bali, everything changes....

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Photography commission at WD-50 for Apicius magazine. Chef Wylie Dufrense....

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French [R]evolution Dinner

Old and new. A meal of the past into the future. A recreation of my grandparents' wedding dinner from 1907 France. Coming soon...

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Photography commission for Dovetail restaurant, New York, NY...

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Museum of Arts & Design

Photography Commission for Robert, the restaurant at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY....

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Eating self. The Jello Boob is a life cast of my left breast. It is the first edible art I created and was consciously designed as a vehicle for ingesting the combination of food and design as represented through my body. ...


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CHEEZE is an eating performance that critiques the shallow, cosmetic nature of industrially produced edibles. A series of performative art jewelries are created by adorning the artist with American junk food typically used as decoration (pictured herein: frosting & Cheeze-Whiz). The materiality of this jewelry is revealed as it melts ...

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