Kari is an European certified Chef de Cuisine (3 year diploma) and worked a decade as a head chef, caterer, pastry chef and cooked for the King of Norway at the Royal Palace.
Combining chef skills with her experience as an Actra performer is a perfect combination for her hand modelling and SOC work for drama, commercials and hand demos. Kari’s set experience has taught her how to move in front of the camera, take directions from directors and AD’s while knowing what it takes to get the right angle and the importance of maintaining continuity.
Kari’s Hand modelling services are especially perfect for cooking demos when chef skills are needed. Kari is a Full Actra Performer and is represented by Annie Oakes, Glickman Alexander.
Some of area of chef expertise but not limited to are :
– Butchering meat
– Cutting vegetables
– Fish filleting
– Cheese pull
– Sommelier Skills (wine service etiquette)
Teaching actors camera friendly cooking skills
As a food stylist Kari knows how important it is to teach performers in a sensitive manner with clear directions and in a calm way. She knows how stressful it can be to be in front of the camera and understands how to support both adult and children actors with handling food.