Top Chef Jan Smink is the first to integrate 3D printed food on the menu

In the Netherlands, we have recently witnessed a premiere in the food industry. The restaurant of Top Chef Jan Smink will be the first to integrate 3D printed food on the menu.

Jan Smink is a chef whose cuisine is centered on a combination of traditional and modern. Acknowledged as one of the top chefs in the Dutch food industry, the specialist of food will experience the 3D food printing technology from September 2018 in his restaurant situated in Wolvega. The chef will occupy the former ING building in the center of Wolvega on the 1st of May.

Our chef is not a beginner in the 3D food printing. In fact, he is one of the ambassadors of byFlow, the company whose 3D printing technology he will exploit. During his first experiences with the 3D food printer, he has created new recipes, carried out demonstrations and strongly supported the manufacturer in the research and development.

A new experience in his restaurant

In Jan’s restaurant, guests will assist to the preparation of meals and the 3D food printer will be exposed as well and used as a tool in the preparation of meals.

To surprise my guests with a new and unique experience, I want to be open to innovative technologies. By using the Focus 3D Food Printer I’m able to experiment with traditional, local ingredients and serve them in forms and shapes that otherwise would not be possible. I’m excited that my restaurant will be the first in the Netherlands to do so”, said the chef when he was asked about the place of 3D food printing in his new kitchen.

Further information will be given about the name of the restaurant and the website prior to the launch. #StayTuned


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