With a keen eye and attention to detail along with the philosophy that food should evoke the trifecta of memory, emotion, and hunger in people, Jules Sherred is an award-nominated author, and award-winning photographer in the fields of commercial food and lifestyle photography. His cookbook CRIP UP THE KITCHEN: TOOLS, TIPS AND RECIPES FOR THE DISABLED COOK was published by TouchWood Editions in May 2023. Based in Duncan, BC, Sherred works as a commercial food photographer and stylist, author and recipe developer, journalist, and outspoken advocate for disability and trans rights. He is an official contributor to Getty Images, a staff writer for Fstoppers news site, is an instructor in the Andrew Scrivani’s food photography academy. His words have appeared on Wired, GeekDad, QuirkBooks, among others, and his work has made national news headlines. His website Disabled Kitchen and Garden was born out of the need to include disabled people in the conversation around food.