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When the food looks good, your appetite reach “orgasm”

Can food presentation actually make a dish taste better?

By. Abdul H. Ahmad — Sept. 6th, 2022

House Smoked salmon salad

When we are talking about Food presentation, we may think about how to present the food as it creates an interesting eye-catching dish. which is as important as the taste of the food. Food presentation is the greatest way for a Chef to bring their personality into a dish. Not only a form of textures on the plate or garnishes, but also add the story behind each dish to elevate the taste of the Food itself.

What makes the Food so fascinating is how you choose to present food to your guests, such as adding layers & heights, choose the right plates, playing with textures and colors, as Color adds energy and contrast to your dish. It all help to elevate the entire dish.

Beef Flank bourguignon

Additionally, to be able to explain the food itself to the guest whether you are as a Chef or the server, the taste of the food will boost up into new level, and of course it depends on the type of the restaurant (pros & cons). The way you tell the story behind the dish, the origin of ingredients, the flavor, or the way you cook the food it is an art form of a storytelling that made your guest influenced by the words that you told them, and it creates good experience to the guest.

Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness. — Auguste Escoffier

A story for your guests to see with their eyes, hear and then taste with their mouths. You can bring the culture of the food to the surface of the dish with presentation. Food presentation is the key to pull all senses into the experience of eating. Hear the food being cooked, smell the ingredients, enjoy the texture as you eat, create an unforgettable taste, and of course, visually taste the food before it ever hits your tongue. The way you present your food is what tempts guest to try a dish. And the food presentation can actually make a dish taste better.

So what do you think about how we serving food? does it matter? Tell us



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