Chef Ina Garten in a kitchen.
Why Ina Garten Chooses To Serve Food
On White Dishware
When it comes to plating food, chef Ina Garten is a fan of using white dishes and serving pieces to enhance the meal's appearance.
“The plate is really about what makes the food look best, and I like it set against a white background,” Garten told CNN.
White dishes are like a blank canvas that allows a cook to showcase their culinary, artistic touch without being overwhelmed by intricate designs.
Also, white dishes are easy to pair with other table elements; for example, silver or pewter pieces with white plates create an elegant table setting.
You also have options when choosing what type and color of flowers on the table. The plate’s simplicity means you can be creative with your napkin or placement selection.