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Making the case for food as art

Jim Sullivan is a keynote speaker at foodservice conferences worldwide. You can get his his free e-newsletter, apps and product catalog at Follow him on Twitter @Sullivision.

Over the last 20 years in foodservice — a span that could reasonably be labeled The Rise of the Celebrity Chef — there has been no shortage of kitchen artisans and culinary aficionados who have proclaimed that food is art. But can something transient and consumable like food be called art?

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