3-D Printing Brings Precision Art to Chef Creations


Confectionery creations are made easy with 3-D printing technology.

A few months back, we held an event at Bocuse, our French restaurant on the Hyde Park, New York, campus, celebrating the City of Lights’ famed cuisine. We asked students to incorporate 3-D printed items into their culinary creations. The results, needless to say, were pretty spectacular, and you could tell the elements provided an added layer that nobody in attendance quite expected.

In a short period of time, the students created 30 identical pieces that looked exactly like the Arc de Triomphe, one of Paris’ most recognizable monuments. It was definitely a talking point, and brought the overall experience to a refreshing and impressive level.

This showcase was a perfect representation of how the technology of 3-D printing can affect the culinary industry and why upcoming chefs should be well-versed in how to use it—and excited about the boundless possibilities. Read the full story >