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Dégus : presenting sculptural culinary interactions
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Dégus is a 10 course tasting concept that  inspires discovery and curiosity by presenting eating as a participatory experience during which guests are immersed in a performance complementing flavor, sense, and dialog.
 
Seated at tables of 2, 4 & 6 the tasting begins as your waiter fills each water glass with chilled sparkling or still water.
NAPKIN : the cloth clings delicately to its stand until you gently release it by pulling down lightly. (image 1 of 4)
NAPKIN : the cloth clings delicately to its stand until you gently release it by pulling down lightly. (image 2 of 4)
NAPKIN : the cloth clings delicately to its stand until you gently release it by pulling down lightly. (image 3 of 4)
NAPKIN : the cloth clings delicately to its stand until you gently release it by pulling down lightly. (image 4 of 4)

COCKTAIL : an olive sphere with two distinct bite textures: a nitrogen frozen outer shell created with sodium alginate and a liquid center of vodka and olive pureé.
Remove the skewer and let the sphere melt over your tongue.  (image 1 of 3)

COCKTAIL : an olive sphere with two distinct bite textures: a nitrogen frozen outer shell created with sodium alginate and a liquid center of vodka and olive pureé.
Remove the skewer and let the sphere melt over your tongue.  (image 2 of 3)

COCKTAIL : an olive sphere with two distinct bite textures: a nitrogen frozen outer shell created with sodium alginate and a liquid center of vodka and olive pureé.
Remove the skewer and let the sphere melt over your tongue.  (image 3 of 3)

NO HANDS : three bite pairings pierced on the tips of gently bending skewers expanding the limits of taste and participation.
Eat them by bending over to slide the food from the tip into your mouth. The physical movement of bending forces you to exhale and inhale, enhancing flavors and sensations. (image 1 of 2)

NO HANDS : three bite pairings pierced on the tips of gently bending skewers expanding the limits of taste and participation.
Eat them by bending over to slide the food from the tip into your mouth. The physical movement of bending forces you to exhale and inhale, enhancing flavors and sensations. (image 2 of 2)

TUBE : the delicate texture of caviar is retained atop hand-cast glass chilled half-cylinders.
Scoop the caviar with a porcelain spoon that imparts no flavor or texture. (image 1 of 2)

TUBE : the delicate texture of caviar is retained atop hand-cast glass chilled half-cylinders.
Scoop the caviar with a porcelain spoon that imparts no flavor or texture. (image 2 of 2)

FLIGHT : six cubes of cheese with smoky undertones are presented floating above a wood plank. The aroma of applewood chips wafts from within the metal grate complementing the complex notes of the aged cheese.
Remove the skewers one by one, placing them in the metal discard cup. (image 1 of 3)

FLIGHT : six cubes of cheese with smoky undertones are presented floating above a wood plank. The aroma of applewood chips wafts from within the metal grate complementing the complex notes of the aged cheese.
Remove the skewers one by one, placing them in the metal discard cup. (image 2 of 3)

FLIGHT : six cubes of cheese with smoky undertones are presented floating above a wood plank. The aroma of applewood chips wafts from within the metal grate complementing the complex notes of the aged cheese.
Remove the skewers one by one, placing them in the metal discard cup. (image 2 of 3)

GRIP : a cube of smoked meat presented on the tip of a robust hand grip.
Grab tightly and bite the meat. (image 1 of 2)

GRIP : a cube of smoked meat presented on the tip of a robust hand grip.
Grab tightly and bite the meat. (image 2 of 2)
WEDGE : cantilevered racks slung with transparent sheets of ginger gelatin framing a circular plate of smoked fish. (image 1 of 3)
WEDGE : cantilevered racks slung with transparent sheets of ginger gelatin framing a circular plate of smoked fish. (image 2 of 3)
WEDGE : cantilevered racks slung with transparent sheets of ginger gelatin framing a circular plate of smoked fish. (image 3 of 3)
ROPE : an edible rope (not pictured) connecting two weighted cylinders requires delicate handling and a bit of shameless teeth baring as you bite in, breaking the rope in two and severing the relation between them. (image 1 of 2)
ROPE : an edible rope (not pictured) connecting two weighted cylinders requires delicate handling and a bit of shameless teeth baring as you bite in, breaking the rope in two and severing the relation between them. (image 2 of 2)

STANDS : a variety of textures and flavors can be displayed and eaten from the circular plate hovering over a metal stand.
Lift the surface with the handle, tilt, allowing the food to slide into your mouth. (image 1 of 3)

STANDS : a variety of textures and flavors can be displayed and eaten from the circular plate hovering over a metal stand.
Lift the surface with the handle, tilt, allowing the food to slide into your mouth. (image 2 of 3)

STANDS : a variety of textures and flavors can be displayed and eaten from the circular plate hovering over a metal stand.
Lift the surface with the handle, tilt, allowing the food to slide into your mouth. (image 3 of 3)
CUBES : a pair of pressed glass cubes inverted from one another presenting food variations and differing textures. The cubes may be chilled as required. (image 1 of 3)
CUBES : a pair of pressed glass cubes inverted from one another presenting food variations and differing textures. The cubes may be chilled as required. (image 2 of 3)
CUBES : a pair of pressed glass cubes inverted from one another presenting food variations and differing textures. The cubes may be chilled as required. (image 3 of 3)

BLOCKS : presenting dollops of dessert on planks cantilevered from weighted stands that contrast the organic shaping of food.
Remove the wooden plank, bring to mouth, lick dessert from surface. (image 1 of 5)

BLOCKS : presenting dollops of dessert on planks cantilevered from weighted stands that contrast the organic shaping of food.
Remove the wooden plank, bring to mouth, lick dessert from surface. (image 2 of 5)

BLOCKS : presenting dollops of dessert on planks cantilevered from weighted stands that contrast the organic shaping of food.
Remove the wooden plank, bring to mouth, lick dessert from surface. (image 3 of 5)

BLOCKS : presenting dollops of dessert on planks cantilevered from weighted stands that contrast the organic shaping of food.
Remove the wooden plank, bring to mouth, lick dessert from surface. (image 4 of 5)

BLOCKS : presenting dollops of dessert on planks cantilevered from weighted stands that contrast the organic shaping of food.
Remove the wooden plank, bring to mouth, lick dessert from surface. (image 5 of 5)
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