Your Italian night is arriving and you have decided you want a special dinner service? Since tableware is not made for just one day, your choice better be versatile. The Cobalto series by ISI Milano, a small Italian company of hand-decorated ceramics, is a great example of spontaneous sophistication. The founder and designer of ISI, Rosaria Rattin creates items that are timelessly Milanese, perfect for a city apartment as well as a summerhouse.
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'?