We surveyed 56 food stylists to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Food stylists are artistic and enterprising

Food stylists tend to be predominantly artistic individuals, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a food stylist. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average food stylist break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of food stylists are openness and conscientiousness

Food stylists score highly on openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety. They also tend to be high on the measure of conscientiousness, which means that they are methodical, reliable, and generally plan out things in advance.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average food stylist: