This is a Fresh Nordaq system, which is in use at both The French Laundry and Per Se. The system is used to filter tap water, allowing both restaurants to serve customers very clean still or sparkling water without having to import water from France and England, as they had done in the past. This saves money, storage space, and is considered much better for the environment.
A behind-the-scenes story on the technology and gear of The French Laundry and Per Se can be found here.
July 9, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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