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We are not nerdy chefs sitting all day in front of the computer and creating designs for other creative chefs. Sometimes we have the chance to get out on the field and feel the heat of events so we never forget where we come from and see what customer wants.   

Chef Michael and Hugo Food Photographer give you a taste of a little kitchen science fiction. Chef Michael demonstrate the next level in food manufacturing. How you can personalize your dish or brand your restaurant in a edible way. Hugo Lezama explain you everything about 360 spin food photography and how one picture can tell a whole story.

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CATERSOURCE In Miami 2021

The most important convention for the catering industry. Don't miss out and visit us at booth 748 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Meet the team of Chefs Ink and get inspired for your next big thing.

ACF Palm Beach Chefs Association 3D food printing demo

Chef Michael and Hugo Food Photographer give you a taste of a little kitchen science fiction. Chef Michael demonstrate the next level in food manufacturing. How you can personalize your dish or brand your restaurant in a edible way. Hugo Lezama explain you everything about 360 spin food photography and how one picture can tell a whole story.

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Chef Michael and Hugo Food Photographer give you a taste of a little kitchen science fiction. Chef Michael demonstrate the next level in food manufacturing. How you can personalize your dish or brand your restaurant in a edible way. Hugo Lezama explain you everything about 360 spin food photography and how one picture can tell a whole story.

Chef Ink, Chocolate Guitar, Metallica and Jason Newsted

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Chef's Ink and Jason Newsted (Bass Player for Metallica) come together to treat the guest after the gig of Jason and Band in the Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach. Chef Michael created 300 little 3d-printed chocolate guitars and filled them with strawberry - vodka ganache and mango - rum ganache. Jason provided 3 how his guitar body's to pass on the uniquely sweet treat. The guests were amazed by the presentation and taste the little 3D-printed chocolate guitars. Jason was so happy with the outcome of the presentation and feedback from his crowd, that he turned the broken guitar body's into art. We hold on this with proud and honor. 

Iron Chef Showdown in the legendary Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach with Celebrity Chef Donatella Arpaia

WCAS, Donatella Arpaia, and Master Chef Michael Smerda hosted the biggest cooking challenge Chefs Ink ever participated in the Breakers Hotel Palm Beach. As a team-building exercise for 100 WCAS employees had to prepare 2 dishes and 1 cocktail, Mexican cuisine inspired. 5 groups of 20 home cooks hat battle each other under extreme time pressure, with limited resources, and equipment. Like a real chef in a restaurant kitchen. Celebrity Chef Donatella Arpaia (known for the food network show Iron Chef America) and 2 Managers of WCAS were judging each group's creations. Chef Michael and his team of chefs supported and controlled the groups during the challenge. The results were spectacular.

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Guy Fieri and Chef Michael Smerda seen on Triple D in FOOD NETWORK

When Chef Michael was head chef in a German Restaurant in South Beach Miami he got a visit from an amazing food network Chef Guy Fieri. Guy and Michael prepared delicious and authentic German cuisine in Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. In the episode, South Beach Sizzling showed Chef Michael how you have to cook Sauerbraten, Brezen Knodel, and Curry Wurst. Both had a blast and Guy really enjoyed Chef Michaels German's cooking.