TIP OF THE DAY: Crudités On A Cutting Board

We traditionally serve cheese on a platter; sometimes on a cutting board, especially one that looks great because we’ve never used it for cutting. (The rustic look, using a well-worn cutting board like the one in the photo, doesn’t look right with our fancy decor.) Our crudités have always been arranged on a large plate,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Festive Food Presentation

Make your food look more beautiful this holiday season. Sometimes, exciting food isn’t about complex cooking skills, but in an artistic outlook. The difference between your presentation and that at a fine restaurant may simply be a colorful and imaginative garnish. This red snapper from Aureole in New York City uses two chef techniques: Plating…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fun With Food Presentation

A good caterer knows that presentation makes a big difference. At every event we attend, there’s usually a clever idea to bring home. Today, the tip is to repurpose the rocks glass. Elegant Affairs Caterers, which works in The Hamptons and metropolitan New York City, uses it instead of a conventional plate to layer a…
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