Tom Wolfe is one of the world’s leading food artists. Having studied Fine Art at Parsons and Culinary Arts at the French Culinary Institute in New York, Wolfe carved out a unique role as a Chef, food designer and artist. Having exhibited, creative catered and performed for bluechip clients around the world, his current focus is on creating spectacular installations at exhibitions and events combining aesthetic and sensory experience.

Wolfe’s work is informed by his fascination for time and place, and the role that sensory experience plays in evoking memories. While art largely relies on the visual senses, Wolfe seeks to activate the viewer’s sense of smell and taste to create immersive and performative works.

With a star-studded client list the length of many a red carpet, Wolfe cooks for icons like Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and Stella McCartney, taking his unique culinary concepts all over the world. Merging food with performance art and product design he is often invited to art direct, exhibit, cook and style for luxury brands, such as Dom Perignon, HUAWEI and Roberto Cavalli.

Recently winning the #2 position in Architectural Digest for innovative Food Design Wolfe’s most popular services include: Couture wearable food trays, edible landscapes, Modernist afternoon tea, Inside the Cake and live interactive chocolate performances.

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Inside the Cake – Edible Installation – Guanzhou, China

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Wolfe was commissioned by Four Seasons Hotel Group to headline ‘The Taste of Artistry’ Food festival tour throughout China. Tom finished each event with his most popular edible installation ‘Inside the Cake’ originally showcased at Frieze Art Fair in London.

His “Inside the Cake” installation incorporates performance with experiential taste, inviting guests inside the installation to have a taste and trigger their positive scent memories.

Wolfe with his award winning Architectural Canape Trays

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Wolfe was Awarded the Number 2 position in Architectural Digest for combining Food Design with Modernist Architecture having designed and created Couture wearable food trays and unique architectural trays for his Modernist afternoon tea.

Los Bollas de Costa Rica – Edible Landscape

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Wolfe draws out the meaning and cultural history of food. With Las Bolos de Costa Rica (July 2017) he created an edible chocolate landscape exploring the mysterious megalithic stone spheres of the Diquís Delta. Chocolate, sponge cake, fresh mint and gold leaf were transformed into soil, rivers and land forms, with mousse-filled chocolate representing the giant stone balls.