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Stephen’s Memorial Garden Patio

Souders Studios Memorial Garden for Stephen Shern

Stephen Shern – Tribute to a great human

Stephen Shern is honored with Stephen’s Patio at Souders Studios.  On this day, May 23rd, it is Stephen Shern’s Birthdate.  I thought it was only fitting to show the tribute that the Souders Studios Team created in his honor.  Our Westside Patio is now “Stephen’s Patio.”  There is a sign in his honor. There is a beautiful saying underneath the incredible silver maple tree.  This year we planed herbs in the flower planters that we will use in the Studio for both blog recipes and for photo shots.  Stephen live’s on in perpetuity here at Souders Studios.  We will miss him and yet we feel his presence here everyday.  If you are ever in the neighborhood and want to pay tribute, you can stop into the garden and relax.

Souders Studios knew and loved Stephen for over 20 years.  Stephen was one of the best food stylists in the US and he left an incredible legacy with his industry.  We will always honor and cherish the time we spent with him.  He was an amazing food stylist, amazing husband, amazing dog lover and amazing friend.  Stephen has a place at our table here at Souders Studio and in Rick’s home.  Stephen is often toasted with a delicious wine here at the Studios.  If you want to see some of Stephen’s outstanding food styling skills, you can see some of his work on our website: