Thomas Schauer

Dir & Photographer
Taste in Motion

Thomas Schauer has established himself as one of the world’s leading culinary photographers, shooting extensive campaign work for over two decades between Vienna and New York.

Growing up in his native Austria, Thomas cultivated an artistic sensibility inspired by the European culture that surrounded him. His deep knowledge and passion for food led to work with Samsung, Nespresso, Uncle Ben’s, Wegmans, Papa John’s, Harper Collins, Fuji Film and Simon & Schuster.

Thomas’ work has been exhibited globally. His first solo exhibition “Pure Real Taste” took place at La Boite in New York City. That same year, he was invited to exhibit in Osaka, Japan.

Thomas has created over 20 cookbooks for celebrated chefs including Dominique Ansel, Daniel Boulud and David Bouley. Complementing his portfolio is the nomination for the 2013 Onaeba “Shimizu Award” in Osaka, Japan; the 2013 second place Pink Lady Award for “Best Food Photographer in the World,” in Wine; and the 2012 Gourmand Cookbook Award for Best Cocktail Book, “Cocktails.”

With TASTE, Thomas has transitioned into motion and sound where he continues to work with some of the world’s leading gourmet brands.

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