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Watch Grant Achatz Discuss the Avant Garde at Alinea

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Below, a video from The Avant/Garde Diaries about Alinea in Chicago. The first half focuses on chef Grant Achatz, and he discusses creativity and how manipulation isn't a dirty word and what goes into making food that literally floats. Then, Achatz's designer Martin Kastner talks about the custom tableware he creates for the restaurant: "It's a stage for the food, it's also a landing pad. It's a place of exchange, interaction."

Video: Grant Achatz & Martin Kastner: Challenging Convention

· Grant Achatz & Martin Kastner: Challenging Convention [The Avant/Garde Diaries]
· All Alinea Coverage on Eater [-E-]


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