Choreographing dinner

May 8, 2017

Music has long played an important supporting role in restaurants. But one California restaurateur is experimenting with a unique event that attempts to literally choreograph a meal to music.

Union restaurant in Pasadena, Calif., in March launched its first “Tasty Tunes” dinner in partnership with San Francisco-based “silent disco” production company HUSHconcerts.

The event is an example of how restaurants are looking to enhance the experiential aspects of dining out, going beyond food, drink and atmosphere to bring guests together in new ways.

The Tasty Tunes event featured a one-seating, three-course prix fixe dinner and dessert combined with hand-selected music