SPOTLIGHT ON: GUCCI - RESTAURANTER

Following the path of other luxury houses that have extended their offers to fine-dining restaurants such as Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, and Ralph Lauren, the famous Italian luxury brand Gucci has recently revealed Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, a new place on the gastronomy scene in Florence headed by triple-starred Michelin chef Massimo Bottura. Alessandro Michele, Creative director for Gucci, is a creative mind behind this unique project; marrying fashion, interior design and g

7 Romantic Lighting Ideas for Your Summer Wedding – Interior Design Inspiration –

Summer wedding receptions naturally instill the inviting atmosphere and feel good vibes. The abundance of gorgeous flowers and lush greenery create picturesque settings while fluttering dresses and barefoot dancing guarantee a party to remember. And although it seems like everything whispers love at those summer receptions, nothing sets the romantic tone as much as outdoor lighting. Ambient lighting will not only set the right mood for your wedding ceremony, but it will also make your guests fee

Explore Parts Unknown by Anthony Bourdain

American TV personality, a chef and author Anthony Bourdain has launched a new website; a must visit for all fans of his work and all food and travel lovers. The Explore Parts Unknown is a digital extension of his Emmy-winning Original Series by CNN, Parts Unknown that are entering into its 9th season. The website is a partnership between CNN and digital journal Roads & Kingdoms with Bourdain as an editor-in-large and an investing partner. In this digital travel guide, Bourdain delivers hours

FOOD TREND: Plant Based Diet

Whole Food Plant-Based is just like the vegan diet, people on a whole food plant-based diet avoid animal-based products, including meat, dairy, and eggs. This type of diet gravitates towards unprocessed or minimally processed veggies, fruit, beans, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. Although there are different types of plant-based diets, they all give priority to foods associated with heart benefits. These diets are rich in fibers, vitamins, and minerals that help lower blood pressure and

SPOTLIGHT ON: Melina Hammer - Food Stylist

Have you ever wondered what food stylist’s scope of work is? New York-based food stylist Melina Hammer, a winner of 2018 IACP Award for best food styling, does the cooking, styling, recipe tasting, blogging, food photography.  For instance, many pictures of beautifully styled food in cookbooks, magazines, advertisements, and menus have been styled by Melina Hammer. Her work was featured in The New York Times, Southern Living, and Whole Foods.  She is also a recipe developer and author of the be

NEW RESTAURANT OPENING: Alibi, Sydney

A brand new star on Sydney’s gastronomy scene and a design-led destination is a 100% plant-based restaurant, located at the picturesque Woolloomooloo Wharf as a part of a designer hotel Ovolo. Alibi is headed by Matthew Kenney, an award-winning plant-based chef from California. Recently listed as one of America’s Best New Chefs in Food and Vine Magazine,  Kenney is the is the author of 12 cookbooks and the head of Matthew Kenney Cuisine and Matthew Kenney Culinary, a plant-based diet and wellne

FOOD TREND: Coffee with a Health Boost

When it comes to coffee, most of us take it seriously. To anyone who cannot imagine a day without it, coffee is more than a beverage; it is a ritual, a cup of comfort enjoyed alone or in a company. Either way; coffee makes everything better.  We turn to that vital caffeine kick first thing in the morning to start the day while having a cup during the day helps us to stay at the top of our game and provides a much needed break. Although coffee alone in reasonable amounts has plenty of health ben

BOYAN SLAT – Interior-planet

In 2011, at the age of 16, during highschool holidays, Boyan Slat was scuba diving in Greece and was astounded by the amount of plastic in the sea. After digging deeper into the plastic pollution problem, he discovered that there were no serious attempts to fight this issue. The general belief was that the existing situation is unsolvable, and the efforts were put into education, preventing, and not making the problem worse. But, the thought of cleaning the ocean stuck with Boyan, and he devote

Opening a Restaurant? You Need to Read This!

Opening a new restaurant is undoubtedly an exciting venture, but at times, it can get overwhelming. Your to-do list is endless, from financing, to concepts, to employing staff, some days will feel like the opening day will never come and that you don’t have anything under control. However, the things will get easier, and that opening day will come. Before that day, make sure you have ticked all important boxes, and start your new business in a professional and an authentic fashion. A restauran

How to Take Advantage of Small Restaurant Spaces

When facing the challenges of incorporating all needs of a restaurant business within a limited space, chances may seem weak. Along with endless space planning, a project like this also requires the knowledge of the business to its core. A clear vision on how to organise a business of this type and what are the needs of each staff member to make the place run smoothly will help in making the right compromises. A few key design elements will assist in creating a charming place where people will

Choosing the perfect dinnerware for your restaurant

When deciding tableware, glassware, and flatware for your restaurant, the first criteria should be durability. You want the best quality for your budget, one that will be able to endure most of the wear and tear they go through in a busy restaurant environment. Before falling for its appearance, check its resistance to scratches and chipping, and consider its weight and size. The function should come above form. Regardless of a modern and elegant look of that large square dinner plate; when set

5 Instagram Accounts to Inspire your Plating Art

Food presentation is the art of arranging and decorating food to enhance its aesthetic appeal and give a visual treat.  In recent years, a lot of chefs, food bloggers and other food enthusiasts, have found a fantastic platform in Instagram to show off their food creations. In simplest words; Plating Art is exactly that, art on the plate. We found 5 Instagram accounts with astonishing Plating Art that will bring out the chef in you.

5 Restaurants in Australia Doing Amazing On Instagram

It goes without saying that being present on social media today is as vital to a business establishment as anything. Instagram is a wonderful tool that let’s you connect with your audience on a different level, allowing you to broaden their experience. Moreover, social media enables you to see your business from a different perspective and hopefully, learn and grow from it. Australia has a vivid gastronomy scene and so much to offer in this field, from breathtaking locations to exquisite food.

Best Online Reservation Systems for Your Restaurant

The online reservation system is a smart and practical addition to your restaurant’s website that makes the whole experience better. This is a time-saving tool both for your customers and your staff. The online reservation system will prevent overbookings, long waits for tables and outcomes with unsatisfied customers. Possibility to make an online booking at any time and anywhere, without having to call a venue gives freedom and flexibility increases number of bookings. It takes only a few minu

3 Events to Increase Your Restaurant’s Revenue

Today, when everything is a click away, and it seems like all has been done before, it is necessary to put a lot of effort, creativity and enthusiasm to stay competitive in the market. Special events promise a unique experience to your customers; they help in increasing restaurant’s revenue and in reviving the atmosphere. Give Back Nights Give Back Nights are an excellent way to connect deeper with your local community and spread a positive vibe. Awarding a free dinner to a family or a gro

How to Use Instagram to Boost Your Restaurant Revenue

Centuries-old Chinese proverb “a picture is worth a thousand words” couldn’t be more up-to-date and more accurate. Of all Social Media channels, Instagram is the most straightforward and most appropriate for professional use. Utilise this free marketing tool to promote and build up your restaurant’s image. Using Instagram strategically can have a significant impact on your business. Instagram allows you to share the unique story about your business; make sure your story is authentic and honest