The authors of The Perfect Meal examine all of the elements that contribute to the dinerï¿½s experience of a meal (primarily at a restaurant) and investigate how each of the dinerï¿½s senses contributes to their overall multisensory experience. The principal focus of the book is not on flavor perception, but on all of the non-food and beverage factors that have been shown to influence the dinerï¿½s overall experience.
Novel approaches to understanding the dinerï¿½s experience in the restaurant setting are explored from the perspectives of decision neuroscience, marketing, design, and psychology.2015 Popular Science Prose Award Winner.
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