Emilie Baltz

Emilie Baltz

Emilie Baltz believes in Unicorns.

She hunts for what does not (yet) exist and is dedicated to creating new possibilities in the world.

Through her work, Emilie Baltz uses food & the senses to create new experiences that foster wonder, curiosity and delight. She is an award-winning author and public speaker with appearances at TEDx, DLD, PSFK Conference, Ignite Conference, Creative Mornings, TODAY Show, NBC, Wall Street Journal, D-CRIT and more. Emilie is based in New York City and works out of the New Lab for emerging technologies. She is a founding members of NEW INC, the first museum led incubator hosted at the New Museum and is also part of the founding faculty of the School of Visual Arts Products of Design MFA program, as well as the founder of the Food Design Studio at Pratt Institute.

Emilie is the author of the award-winning “L.O.V.E FOODBOOK“, recipient of Best First Cookbook in the World at the Prix Gourmand held annually in the Louvre, Paris; as well as the nationally featured cookbook, “Junk Foodie: 51 Delicious Recipes for the Lowbrow Gourmand“.

She lectures and consults internationally on the transformative power of sensory experience in the lives of creators and consumers.



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