Ana Kelly was born in Brazil and has dual citizenship in the United States, as well as, France. She has lived in the United States for the past 20 years and considers herself a “Pittsburgher”. Ana speaks five languages and has lived in many parts of the world; hence she has a broad and extensive knowledge in food, cultures, and many traditions.
Working in the Motion and Production field, she found her true passion of Food Styling. To learn food and styling, Ana attended Culinary School and apprenticed for two and a half years with a food stylist. Ana worked under Chef Keith Coughenour as well as being part of The Pittsburgh Hot Foods Team. Competitions is what helped Ana refine her cooking, plating and presentation skills. Having strong ties to the chefs she trained with has allowed her to stay up on all trends in the culinary world.
Her clients range from the young start up company such as Millie’s Homemade Ice cream to clients such as Vitamix, Smucker’s Bruegger’s, Fazoli’s, Steelite just to name a few.
She loves her job but most important she respects and enjoys the people she works with and for.
And to quote this "Uncensored Chef: "After 12 years in the Food styling business, everyday of work is still amazing and new”.