food art stories and posts

Jörg Hofmann with his “train of thought” about the cobia dish

Creative Menu Creation: Art work or hard work?

What role does visual appearance play in cooking and how did a cobia fish get caught in the net of food photography? Since we post food pictures from the LSG Group calendar on a monthly basis, it intrigued us to find out more from a person who creates such dishes – literally ...

Mathieu Castex LSG Sky Chefs

The Top 5 Tools of an Innovative Pastry Chef

We all have little ‘helpers’ that are make our daily work easier, if not possible. Almost anyone can probably claim a mobile phone or laptop as one of the most important ‘tools’ in one’s job. Not Mathieu Castex, however. The Executive Pastry Chef o...

fruit and vegetable carving

Turning Carrots into Flowers: A DIY on Vegetable Carving

Chances are, you have been to a Thai restaurant and seen those wonderfully carved rose-shaped carrots decorating your plate. You might have wondered whether these carvings were done by hand or with some kind of machine. At the LSG Group, we know that it is all done by hand – an...