We’ve all heard about it, the vaunted Google grub: Free food for all employees at a variety of restaurants and cafés on campus. It may just be the best employee perk ever.
Now you too can experience Google food, via the recipes in a new cookbook by Charlie Ayers, Google executive chef until 2005. It’s all in his Food 2.0. Ayers shares the secrets behind the dishes he crafted to fuel the Google machine, at the request of company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
According to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle:
‘They wanted power foods that would leave their minions stimulated and energetic after lunch, not slumped over their keyboards,’ Ayers writes. ‘And they wanted it done with the highest quality organic, sustainable-sourced ingredients…’
Apparently the key to world technological domination is Quorn cabbage sushi and watermelon saté with honey-vinegar dipping sauce.