Should I Become A Food Stylist (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Food Stylists

Food Stylists The main responsibility of a Food Stylist is to present dishes in a way that makes them appear more appetizing. The work of a Food Stylist is typically used for advertising in commercials or magazines.

Interest Match

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you interested in a career preparing and arranging food?
Would you be interested in selecting table settings to complement the food?
Are you interested in a job that involves collaboration?
Are you a detail-oriented person who can perform meticulous tasks?
Do you have the creativity needed to create interesting food arrangements?
Do you possess the listening skills needed to work with others?
Do you love food and want to spend your career working with it?
Are you interested in using artificial ingredients to make food look better?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Artist

People with this personality likes to work with designs and patterns. They prefer activities that require self-expression and prefer work that can be done without following a clear set of rules. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Successful Food Stylists are often detail-oriented, which is necessary for methodically preparing food while paying attention to every detail of the presentation. Food Stylists are also creative individuals with a good eye for design due to the need to arrange food in creative ways. Listening skills are also useful for working with others and understanding the needs of clients.

Pros and Cons


You Get to Eat Tasty Food

Food Stylists often get to try the food that they prepare.

Work is Never Boring

Each project involves different foods, which keeps the work interesting.

You Get to Use Your Creativity

Finding ways to make food appear more appetizing is often a fun, creative process.

Your Work May Receive National Exposure

Seeing your food creations appear in national advertising spots is an exciting experience.


You May Work Under Pressure

Food Stylists spend many hours trying to make appealing dishes and may face pressure in some work environments.

You Need to Work Quickly

After preparing a dish, Food Stylists and Photographers need to work quickly to capture the meal before it loses its appeal.

Don’t know which career to pursue?

Take the career quiz to find careers that match your personality type.

Take The Career Quiz