People can submit any offending examples they find to curator Ross McGinnes and if they’re stupid enough, there’s a good chance he’ll feature them.
Check out a selection of crazy plating ideas below: some are just a little misguided and overly pretentious, while others just don’t make any sense and break the cardinal rule of plating, namely if it makes the dish more difficult to eat, don’t do it.
Our personal favourite, if you can call it that, is the breakfast served in a dog bowl – no-one, repeat no-one wants to eat a meal out of a dog bowl.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.