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Enhancing Food Presentation

Enhancing Food Presentation

Planning a design before arranging a spread will greatly enhance the visual appeal and practicality of a buffet presentation. (photo by the CIA)

Culinary Institute of America

The banquet chef or garde manger can take advantage of many opportunities to enhance the foods’ presentation and, at the same time, enhance the guests’ experience. Food presentation is the banquet chef’s chance to emphasis the theme and showcase the talents of the garde manger staff.

1. Practical Considerations in Food Presentation
2. The Role of Design
3. Arrangement of Items on a Line
4. Replenishing
5. Centerpieces and Displays

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