Nir Adar is a New York based Chef, Food Stylist and an Artist. Before coming to the US to begin this leg of his career, Nir worked as a chef and restaurant consultant, traveling the world following his passion for food.
His artistic vision together with his classic culinary training shaped his unique approach to food styling. He continues to create his art alongside his commercial work. Many of his conceptual pieces have been featured in gallery shows, hung in restaurants, hotels and homes, placed on dozens of magazine covers and have been featured in articles for “Food Arts Magazine”, “The New York Times”, “New York Magazine” and various international publications. . Adar was chosen to be the first artist of the “be cointreauversial” campaign sponsored by Cointreau featuring his work in New York City May 2004. His giant video installation called “heat as directed” was displayed at the Dining Design show in Milan. His new series named “deliciously disgusting” was on display at the French Biennale. During the 2004 Chocolate Show in New York City Adar created the “memories wall” dedicated to the fight against AIDS.
His commercial work takes him from coast to coast and around the world. Nir’s portfolio showcases a wide range of skills and culinary knowledge along with his passion for beauty. His work ranges from editorial, packaging, advertising and TV to conceptual art. Nir moves easily from an editorial shoot to the meticulous detail of a package job, never compromising the quality of his work. If there is one area where Nir has particularly excelled, it is in the field of styling frozen desserts. Nir developed special techniques that have advanced the capabilities of what can be accomplished “on set” with real ice cream and various frozen products, earning him high praise from manufacturers, agencies and photographers around the world.