FAKE SMELLS IN A RESTAURANT?

From the Food Nation Radio Archives:

You drive up to your favorite restaurant.  As you open the door, you close your eyes and you can smell steak, pizza or fish.  But is that wonderful aroma actually coming from the kitchen or are you being manipulated?  Remember, the goal of a restaurant is to sell food (and drinks) as a result, the industry has created some pretty ingenious (sneaky) ways to entice you to select certain items on the menu.

You might be surprised at what we discovered.

About elizabethd

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on FoodNationRadio.com and stations around the country.