FN Dish on Dishes

by in View All Posts, November 14th, 2008

One tiny canister corner

One of the best kept secrets in NY is tucked beneath Food Network. In an undisclosed location (think: the warehouse in Indiana Jones), lies a vast storeroom of the dishes, props and accessories FN has used for the past 15 years. Rachael Ray’s original GBs, Mario Batali’s favorite ravioli rolling pin, Sunny’s entire kitchen — it’s there.

One artistic visionary, FN set decorator Wendy and her creative prop coordinator, Jamie, have the awesome responsibility of maintaining, organizing, expanding and decorating with the massive collection.

FN Dish will start showcasing certain pieces, like this giant bowl that’s great for “kicking light” — (being highly reflective on set). Wendy stumbled across it and knew it would be perfect for a dramatic Iron Chef America ingredient.

Questions about a Food Network set? Need inspiration for an innovative tablescape? Curious about culinary “minis”? Post and Wendy will attend to the most burning questions…

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Comments (19)

  1. R. Morton says:

    Where do you buy the kitchen canisters that Aaron McCargo, Jr from Daddy's Big House at?

  2. Stan Barrett says:

    hi wendy….what an amazing job you did with Aarti Paarti. i just returned from India and the #1 question was "why isn't there an indian celebrity chef?". the set with a Lacanche french range is truly amazing. i hope to visit you when i am in NYC this October.

  3. hsm says:

    Can you tell me what flatware Nigella Lawson uses on her shows? They are, I believe, her everyday flatware with black handles and she keeps in a tin on her table.

  4. angela says:

    I too am interested in the flatware that Nigella uses(black handled) and also Ina uses. Have been trying to find in for ages!!!!!!

  5. Caroline says:

    can you tell me where giada gets her white ceramic canister with wood top come from

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