Dara Sutin is a classically trained Cordon Bleu Chef, Food Stylist and Recipe Writer who splits her time between London, United Kingdom and her hometown of Toronto, Canada.
After living and studying in Paris, France Dara decided to pursue her true passion by enrolling in the prestigious Grand Diplome at Le Cordon Bleu in London, United Kingdom. A passionate baker, she went on to hone her skills working as a Pastry Chef at Ottolenghi in London before shifting directions to pursue her career as a Restaurant Consultant, Food Stylist, Recipe Developer and Ghost Writer. Dara’s passion for food has allowed her to gain invaluable experience in restaurant consulting, recipe development, and also as a personal chef for private clients. With a strong desire to share her knowledge and passion for food, she continues to explore a variety of opportunities across all areas of the food industry.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dara was actively involved in the growing food scene. She was a founding member of the Toronto Underground Market, a monthly food market incubator designed to support young food Entrepreneurs. Dara was also the founder and owner of her own private baking company that supplied baked goods in local shops.
She lives, cooks, writes and consults in West London, United Kingdom.
Clients include: Jamie Oliver Magazine, Waitrose Kitchen, Bon Appetit, Women’s Health, Bodyism, Phaidon, Daily Mail, BBC GoodFood, Vitality Tap, Inception Group/ Squirrel Restaurant South Kensington 2016
Published work: Assisted on Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Easy Cookbook (Hachette, 2016), Fresh Restaurant Cookbook (Penguin, 2015), Jamie Oliver Magazine, Waitrose Kitchen, Women’s Health, Bodyism, Conde Nast, Tesco, It’s All Easy (Hachette Book Group), Mine Magazine (By Appointment Only Design), The Seaweed Cookbook ( Xa Milne, Penguin 2016), An American Girl in London (Rodale, Spring 2018)
Assisted work: Eivissa by Anne Sijmonsbergen, The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook by Salma Hage, Bake Off: Creme de la Creme by Martin Chiffers & Emma Marsden, Great British Bake off: Bake it Better- Breads and Cakes