Imagine a scenario where you had to explain fidget spinners to someone who had absolutely zero reference point. You couldn’t use your phone to show pictures or videos either. Through just your words, what do fidget spinners exactly do?
Well the chefs at Houston-based Reef demonstrated a more practical usage of fidget spinners in the culinary world—plating food. It turns out the toy is deceptively useful at painting artistic patterns across a plate’s surface. Just look.
The above video is kind of a response to Chef Eric Rippert’s publicized move of banning fidget spinners from his kitchen. He posted an image of a fidget spinner in the Le Bernadin kitchen with a giant piece of paper stating, “CONFISCATED.”
So that’s why the chefs at Reef captioned their fidget-spinning masterpiece with the caption, “Don’t confiscate elevate!” As Eater pointed out, fidget spinners have become a giant distraction in kitchens, and might soon pass smartphones in that regard.
But quite possibly, if other chefs embrace the trend, it could be newest culinary tool to hit kitchens countrywide. We doubt it, though.