What once started as a food blog due to my passion for all things food has now turned into a food & portrait photography business.

After graduating from NYC’s Institute of Culinary Education with a Culinary Arts degree in 2009, I dabbled in a few different endeavors. Trying to find my niche, I tried my hand at catering, cooking demonstrations and a food blog. With every venture I always returned to food photography.  I took each photo for my food blog and would spend hours perfecting each image.

One day, a girlfriend wanted maternity photos and I happily volunteered. That shoot turned into a newborn shoot then a family shoot. Now I would love the opportunity to capture a memorable time in your life. Knowing those memories will last a lifetime brings me such joy!

Thank you for taking the time to visit my website, Heather

If you would like to contact me directly, there are several ways to reach me.  Most direct is by email or telephone , zisforzest@gmail.com or 540.761.8000, you can also “Like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

14 Responses to “About”

  1. Dona Ramage Says:

    This is an awesome site! I’m so proud of you and I LOVE what you have to say under the “About Me” section. I love to cook also, so this will be great fun trying some of your recipes. Odd that we both loathe baking. Wonder if that’s hereditary??

  2. Ken Says:

    Brussel sprouts are gourmet food, yummy. The steaks look awesome and delicious. What was your street address again, heheh.

  3. Jenn Says:

    Love it! You amaZZZZe me! We are so proud of you and support you in whatever way we can. Don’t forget recipes for babies and toddlers if you have any…LOL.

  4. Mark Says:

    Finally got here and boy am I glad I made it. Three words:

    Love your site, love your site, love your site.

    And oh, have I told you that I love your site?

    More later…

  5. Pamela Says:

    Love this picture! You are BEEEEautiful!!!

  6. Stacy Says:

    VERY cool site, and very excited to watch it grow, grow, grow!

  7. chris Says:

    Welcome to town! We’ve been here two years and love it.

    I added you to the blogroll at BlogRoanoke. Come check us out! Lots of other great local blogs–you might be interested in this one: http://cupcakepunk.wordpress.com/

  8. Ilaria Says:

    I love your website!!
    Great pictures, I will had you on my favorites.
    Ciao Ciao,
    Ilaria

  9. maxime Says:

    when do you invite me?
    Great, great, great
    au revoir
    Maxime

  10. paulina de la cerda Says:

    congratulations Heather!!! everything looks great! way to go girl!! keep on cooking!!! you know i also share my passion for cooking and eating with you!
    regards from Guatemala
    Pau

  11. Sarah Says:

    Z for Zest is a fabulous site! Great presentation, makes me want to EAT every time I visit. Thank you!!!
    Sarah from AZ

    1. Z is for zest Says:

      Thank you Sarah!

  12. Lori Says:

    I’ve known Heather since we were in diapers. I’d like to make a deal with her. For every Z is for Zest recipe I try, can I post one funny (and possibly embarrassing) story from childhood??? 🙂 Love you, sis!

    1. Z is for zest Says:

      Hmmm… I would say yes BUT what if I need that material for future articles? 🙂 Love you too.

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