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Restaurant Marketing 101: Food Photography Webinar

March 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Learn how to take photos to best present your food online and on social media.

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington presents another round of Restaurant Marketing 101: Food Photography hosted by DC-based food, travel, and lifestyle writer/photographer, Nevin MartellDiscover how to best present your restaurant’s strengths online and how to take food photos that will attract diners (and likes!). Get a media insiders’ perspective of the best practices for interacting with guests on social media, and figure out how you can turn your online presence into a promotional tool that attracts press attention.
We will once again welcome media maven, Nevin Martell as our moderator and an expert food photographer, to give you helpful tips to bring out the best in your photos before posting online. Also joining Nevin will be special guest and professional food and restaurant photographer Scott Suchman.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Time: 2:00PM-3:30PM
via Zoom - a link will be provided to attendees before the session.
Price: $15
  Space is limited!
About Nevin Martell  //  Nevin Martell is a D.C.-area based food and travel writer, parenting essayist, recipe developer, and photographer who has been published by The Washington Post, New York Times, Saveur, Men's Journal, National Geographic, Fortune, Travel + Leisure, Runner’s World, Michelin Guide, Plate, and many other publications. He is the author of eight books, including Red Truck Bakery Cookbook: Gold-Standard Recipes from America's Favorite Rural BakeryThe Founding Farmers Cookbook: 100 Recipes for True Food & DrinkIt’s So Good: 100 Real Food Recipes for Kids, the travelogue-memoir Freak Show Without a Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations, and the small-press smash Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and His Revolutionary Comic Strip. He has appeared on "The Frommer's Travel Show," "The Kojo Nnamdi Show," the "Chatter on Books" podcast, and elsewhere. Additionally, he is the co-founder of the highly successful New Kitchens On The Block event series and the internationally acclaimed Pay It Furloughed initiative. Find him on Instagram @nevinmartell, on Twitter @nevinmartell, and online at
This workshop is open to all restaurant, hospitality, and foodservice industry professionals in the Washington DC area.
About Scott Suchman  // Photographer, New Jersey native, and famed omnivore Scott Suchman has lived and worked in Washington, D.C. for over 25 years. A 1991 graduate of The University of Maryland at College Park, he specializes in food and travel photography. Scott has worked on assignment for The Washington Post, Washingtonian, Baltimore Magazine, among many other national publications, and has photographed cookbooks for National Geographic, The Smithsonian, and Ten-Speed Press.  Find him online at and on Instagram @scottsuchman.