Why Are Some Chefs Shunning #FoodPorn?

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We love social chefs as much as we love their food. And part of the allure to try that food in the first place is the awareness of what these chefs are whipping up. Luckily for us, social media – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram especially – gives chefs the tools needed to provide a behind-the-scenes look at succulent dishes outside of the restaurant’s four walls. Also known as #foodporn, guests are also snapping shots of their beautifully presented dishes. But some chefs in France and New York City are shunning the thought of food photography in their establishments. “There is a time and place for everything,” said Alexandre Gauthier, a chef in France. “Our aim is to create a special moment in time for our clients. And for that, you have to switch off your phone.” Read More