One of today’s most versatile, daring and experimental chefs, Roland Trettl’s other great passion is fashion. In the volume Fashion Food, he collaborates with the photographer Helge Kirchberger to combines these two different genres through the seductive, lush images. Each piece of “couture” has been hand-made from edible ingredients, none of which have been treated with any artificial colourants or chemicals.
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.