Any chef will tell you that the presentation of food is just as important as the flavors. But the presentation should never take away from the flavors-as in don’t spend so much time on it that the food goes cold or use garnishes that may look nice but clash with the flavors. Also, a hot sauce should be applied at the absolute last minute as it will affect the visual composition of the other ingredients of the dish. And god forbid, never ever clutter the plate and keep your presentation as clean and simple as possible. If these tips are already helping you, you’re going to want to watch this tutorial.
We’re teaching contemporary plating techniques in our most recent online cooking class. No matter if it’s just for you, a family gathering or a friendly dinner party, these tricks can help anyone looking to ramp up their plate design game.