Achille Castiglioni’s Ovio glassware is one of the most iconic examples of Italian design for the table. A master of equilibrium, Castiglioni designed this set in 1983 for Danese Milano, the brilliant design company that specialises in contemporary and timeless objects for every day use. Expressive and refined, Ovio is an accurate choice for both formal and informal occasions, revealing that perfection stands in the tiny details that define elegance.
Paul Sorgule offers up ten guiding principles on what it takes to be a professional cook which reach beyond conduct, policy, procedures and pandemics, from respect and team work to honesty and professionalism.
The coronavirus crisis has hit the restaurant industry hard, with many chefs in danger of losing their livelihoods. But what about the sommeliers? How have they coped through the pandemic, and where will they stand in the 'new normal'?