Nathan has been an award-winning food stylist for print and film advertising since 1988 and is an internationally published food and travel journalist. He currently is celebrating his 27th year on Global BCTV News with his “Saturday Chefs” and “Fong on Food” segments, and has been a regular contributor to Canada’s public radio network, CBC Radio One as well as a food columnist for The Vancouver Sun and regular contributor to Taste Magazine and EAT Magazine. In addition, he has worked for Enroute, Bon Appetit, Fine Cooking, Cooking Light, Men’s Health UK, Cooking Light, and NUVO. He is a new regular contributor for International Taste & Travel Magazine.
His other television segments have included working with NBC’s The Today Show during the 2010 Winter Olympics, BBC and Sky Television, The Discovery Channel, both from England as well as the Food Network, USA and Canada, and New Zealand and Japan TV. He received the silver medal for the 2009 Food Network Challenge in the Superstar Foodstylist Competition.
In 2002 he was selected as one of the “Top 10 Food Trend-setters of the Future in Canada” by the Canadian national newspaper, The Globe and Mail Newspaper and was the recipient of the inaugural IACP/Julia Child Award of Excellence for food styling in 1998.
- 1998 IACP Julia Child Award of Excellence (inaugural award:food styling)
- 2007 BCPWA Philanthropy Award
- 2007 Gemini Nomination Humanity Award
- 2000 Western Magazine Awards (Vancouver Magazine, Best Cover)