Imagine being able to print your food just like the way you print your documents. While waiting for your print, try sipping into a glass of martini that could put your sensitivity to gluten at ease. Sounds like something that would come out of the kitchen of the Jetsons family, doesn’t it?
The good news is that we don’t have to wait for the future to experience these things. They are now available. We came across both during theNRA (National Restaurant Association) Show and the BAR 15 (Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants).
Kyle von Hasseln, one of the Creative Directors of Food for 3D Systems, shared with us his strategic partnership with The Culinary Institute of America “about the rich intersection of food, design, and technology that occurs when a 3D printer becomes a tool in the hands of the culinary community”. Interesting enough, he was trained in architecture and this was where he first developed the machine for 3D printing food. The ChefJet Pro is designed to print from custom candies and cocktail garnishes to ornate cake toppers, etc. … (read more)