Here, we see a sealed bag of cepes--mushrooms--being heated in a container that has its temperature set at a precise heat. One advantage of this system is that the kitchen staff knows that it is completely consistent in how it heats food.
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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