Fusion cuisine

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Fusion cuisine combines many styles of cuisine but are specifically a part of any one cuisine. The term fusion cuisine generally points to the creation and innovation of various dishes that are served in many of today’s modern and contemporary restaurants, hotels, and cafés. Fusion cuisine came into the culinary world in the 1970s.

Fusion cuisine restaurants

The success of a fusion cuisine restaurant depends on the following three factors.

  • The clientele’s or potential clientele’s cultural diversity.
  • The clientele’s travel pattern and travel experiences as well as their personal experiences.
  • The clientele’s culinary sophistication and openness to having a new eating adventure and experience. These factors have made fusion cuisine an accepted and popular food choice in locations such as California, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. Fusion cuisine is also accepted and popular in large metropolitan areas such as New York City and parts of New York State. In addition, Chef Wolfgang Puck who has restaurants in California is one of the chefs that were the creators of fusion cuisine.

Sample of a menu with fusion cuisine

Below is a sample of a menu that has fusion cuisine on it. This menu of fusion cuisine comes from a California restaurant that specializes in a combination of American, European, and Japanese cuisine. Here is an example of fusion cuisine menu items.

  • Poached Tofu
  • Rock shrimp dumplings
  • Sake cocktails
  • A salad with a crisp nori topping with a miso and cilantro vinaigrette dressing.

Fusion cuisine in mass media

Fusion cuisine has made its mark on television. Top Chef had all of its chefs create fusion cuisine to sell as street food in push carts. The chefs had to prepare dishes that combined Latin and Mexican cuisine, Latin and Moroccan cuisine, and Latin and Japanese cuisine,