Creating dishes is never simply about “just cooking.” Ask any chef on how the creative process is like — more often that not, a lengthy walk through their childhood, past experiences, and anything they fancy will light up the whole conversation. The link between the inspiration and the creation is what makes a chef essentially an artist. The case is no different with 12/10’s executive chef, Gab Bustos, as he takes inspiration from the strong colors of red and white from the striking new Nissan Juke N-Style to create a gastronomical take on the art of contrast.
Bustos teamed up with photographer, Koji Arboleda, to showcase the beauty of certain red and white ingredients individually whilst presenting the reality that with a good eye for detail and an in-depth understanding of resources, there is indeed a possibility for a well executed art in contrasts.
Other than the striking palette of red and white, Bustos toyed around with different realities that amused him to come up with four distinct dishes inspired by the Nissan Juke N-Style. Difference in altitude was the main inspiration for his beet & coconut dish, the idea of time and decay for raw beef & enoki,
As Bustos and Arboleda presents a reinvented gastronomical experience, the Nissan Juke N-Style reinvents style on the road with its new striking colors: pearl white and brilliant silver with red accents — because nothing can get more inspiring than a standout. See more of Nissan’s innovation at NISSAN.PH