April 21, 2016

How Food Became Pop Culture

Dinner used to be something you did at home before the opera. But when Californian’s realized they had the same resources as France and Italy, a food revolution started. Dinner became a critical piece of entertainment. Then, being seen at the latest restaurant was just as important. In the 90’s, the Food Network emerged, not only creating famous chefs but revealing each chef’s unique personality, and people soon had a favorite chef.

The cooks are no longer in the back.

Topics: Culture, Consumer Insights