Instagram is such a fabulous platform to find new recipes to try, flavour combinations you’d never think of and unusual plating’s to bring your menu to the next level. If you’re not on Instagram in a professional capacity, you should seriously consider it as a way to gain additional fans of your food and a crowdsourced way of testing what works for your mass audience. Here are 6 chef Instagram accounts to follow for inspiration:
IF I SIT DOWN AT ONE MORE DIMLY EDISON BULB-LIT RESTAURANT AND AM SERVED SOUSVIDE PORK BELLY W/ FRIED THINGS AND KIMCHI, I AM ACTUALLY GOIN 2 BE FORCED TO HURL MY MASON JAR OF AGED HOUSE MADE BITTERS INFUSED COCKTAIL AGAINST THE WALL!!! YO BROS ITS TIME 2 LEAVE THAT PLAYED OUT STUFF BEHIND!!! JOSE AND I TOOK PORK BELLY OFF THE MENU MONTHS AGO, AND HAVE REPLACED IT W/ SOMETHING SO SO NEXT LEVEL, ITS ACTUALLY SUPERSONIC!!!! ARTISINAL LUNCHMEATS!!!! YAASSS BROS, WE PLUGGED IN THE OL’ @EATNOMIKU FIRST GEN AND MADE OUR OWN MACARONI LOAF!!!! MACARONI STUDDED BOLOGNA, HAND-TORN WONDERBREAD, YELLO MUSTARD CAVIAR, PICKLED BABY ONIONS, HUNTS KETCHUP COULIS, MIRACLE WHIP EXPRESSIONS, TINY PICKLE CROSS-SECTIONS, DORITOS DYNAMITE NACHO PICOSO, CHEEZE WHIZ RIMMER!!!!! #lunchmeatgoessupersonic #nextlevel #soigné #theartofplating #gastroart #chefsofig #miraclewhip #doritos #cheezewhizrimmer #plateswagger #tweezers #negativespace #nomiku #sousvide #moleculargastronomy #artisan #slowfood #masonjars
Chef Jacques La Merde is a tweezer genius who simultaneously pokes fun of high end dining while creating gorgeous plated dishes featuring ingredients such as hostess cupcakes, hot pockets and hidden valley ranch dressing. He’s been featured on CNN, BuzzFeed, Eater, Vice and the London Times for his Instagram account.
Action Bronson is a full time rapper and a classically trained culinary chef with a video webseries on Munchies called Fuck, That’s Delicious. Follow him to see his rap career and as he eats / cooks his way around his world tour.
Gastro Art is an Instagram account dedicated to aesthetically pleasing and gorgeously photographed pictures of food.
Dan Churchill is an Aussie born, US based chef who is the author of two cookbooks, and is currently in preproduction for his own TV series. He offers some great alternatives for gluten free cooking and wants to promote healthy cooking that’s as delicious as it is healthy.
Do I even need to explain who Jamie Oliver is? The Naked Chef, and Healthy eating advocate shares information about his life, his new projects, his restaurants and of course simple, healthy and gorgeous food recipes.
Chef Bloomfield is the reigning James Beard Best Chef New York City whose Instagram account features farm-fresh ingredients, gorgeous photography and stunning recipes from her upcoming cookbook “a Girl and Her Greens”.