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Acclaimed food writer and culinary producer Christopher Styler describes seven distinctive plating styles, from Minimalist to Naturalist to Dramatic, with several striking examples of every genre.

Working the Plate: The Art of Food Presentation

Kimberle rated it really liked it Apr 17, This book provides excellent concepts and ideas for the home cook’s special occasion or to understand how to “jazz up” a normal meal. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Alessio Fangano rated it liked it Jul 31, ISBNpages. Flap copy An inspiring book for professionals andsophisticated home cooks who wantto take their skills to the next level, Working the Plate goes beyond adding adrizzle of something here or a sprig ofsomething there to explore both the principlesand the art of food presentation.

Congratulations to them, but I don’t imagine they would have been included if they weren’t worthy. Mike rated it liked it Apr 29, There were a lot of techniques explained that I had never been exposed to.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Easy to read with great photos, there is something for most everyone, as long as you’ve cooked before.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. No eBook available Wiley. I learned a lot. Fortunately, I borrowed it from the library. Christina rated it really liked it Feb 21, Styler doesn’t seek to be an authority on plating but instead hopes that this work will serve as an introduction to the art.


Working the Plate : The Art of Food Presentation

Buulinh Liu rated it it was ok May 25, This is no ordinary cookbook; think of it as a compilation of ideas. Account Options Platee in. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Description Feast your eyes.

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And sometimes you need new plates in different colors and shapes, which doesn’t work with my limited kitchen storage but there you have it. Acclaimed food writer and culinary producer Christopher Styler describes seven distinctive plating styles, from Minimalist to Naturalist to Dramatic, with several chrixtopher examples of every genre.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Consider cutting your food appropriately, like slicing up steaks to fan out, to fit certain compositions – or creating fun container Obviously written for professional thw, there are some interesting ideas to ponder for the home cook.

Enter Styler’s new work, a step-by-step recipe manual for home cooks interested in making their dishes look as good as they taste. Ten of the nation’s top chefs here introduce eight styles of stylr.

Pat Receski rated it really liked it Dec 23, Complete with essays on plating from ten leading chefs and poate for the dishes featured, this book is a work of art in itself–a must for the kitchen shelf. Sara rated it liked it Jan 28, Sauces and Techniques for Finishing Plates.


Delineated by chapters focusing on the art and principles of plating, the brief but packed text allows readers to indulge in various styles, including “Minimalist,” “Artist,” “Architect,” “Contemporary European Style,” “Asian Influence,” and “Desserts: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

To ask other readers questions about Working the Plateplease sign up. A Guy-Daniel rated it really liked it Jul 13, The problem photographically is that the “completed dish” photos were almost all made with incredibly small depth of field, making it difficult to really see what was going on.

He also reveals the thoughts of ten leading chefs on the art of plating, from Terrance Brennan and Emily Luchetti to Suzanne Goin and Marcus Stylwr. The Best Books of Apr 27, Darren rated it really liked it. Jan 02, Shea rated it it was ok.

Jul 24, Beth Lequeuvre rated it really liked it. Consider how the flavors, colors, shapes, and textures all work together. This is a useful text for the more seri Some culinarist once said that a person tastes a dish first with one’s eyes.

No trivia or quizzes yet. And the recipes in the back were quite helpful.

I found this to be somewhat disappointing. Selected pages Title Page. This is probably not a book for the average home cook and it is certainly not a recipe book. Jul 24, Lisa rated it really liked it Recommends it for: