Matt Armendariz is a renowned food photographer, stylist, cookbook author and contributor. Born and raised in Texas, his Mexican-American heritage has played a significant role in shaping his love and appreciation for food.
He began his career as a graphic designer for Whole Foods Market, and later as director of advertising for Bristol Farms, before branching out into photography full time. He has elevated the visual storytelling of numerous brands. He has a unique ability to bring diversity and inclusivity to the food industry.
Armendariz has created stunning and diverse images that celebrate rich culinary heritage, thanks to his passions of food, photography and his Texan roots.
Matt is also an avid gardener and dancer, and will never say no to a home-cooked meal. He lives in Long Beach CA with his husband and food stylist, Adam Pearson.