31 okt – 4 nov 2011: fairtrade@work

for the 2nd time  de culinaire werkplaats is one of the participants of  fairtrade@work week (oct 31- nov 4, 2011) . we will organize a special activity to promote the use of fairtrade products at work (company restaurants/canteens). meer…


sept 28 – oct 29, 2011: de stad in 5 gerechten

in october city life will be blooming like always, also at de culinaire werkplaats. living in a city and our love-hate-relationship with amsterdam are the inspirational triggers for the dinnerspecial the city. we picked 5 metropolitan issues which we translates to a city walk in 5 dishes.

ever tasted how special a moment of ‘urban quietness is? believe it or not, but for the first time of your life you will be asking for more ‘nuisance‘ as this dish is surprisingly moreish. we also have interpreted two green urban themes to the dinnerplate: urban farming and urban nature. as finishing touch you can enjoy a spicy blend of ingredients representing a typical amsterdam neighbourhood.

the last glimpse for this moment: this eat’inspiration is about more than food only. meer…


sept 26, 2011: puur workshop voor restaurants

what started as the fair trade restaurant week has become the puur restaurant week, and this year the event is held from November 14-20, 2011.

participating restaurants offer during this week a menu in which the ingredients are organic and/or fair trade. if fish is part of the menu, this should be sustainable: (MSC certified or www.goedevis.nl).

if you want to join and/or want to know where organic and fair trade products and sustainable fish are available. or if you want to know more about organic, fairtrade and /or sustainable seafood, or if you need inspiration, you are welcome at special inspiration workshops for the hospitality branch.

in the afternoon of september 26  you can attend an inspirational demonstration of eric meursing, chef and co-initatior of de culinaire werkplaats, in collaboration with deli xl. meer…


15 aug – 24 sept 11: dutch waters

'n plas water met regen

after our summerbreak and fully inspired by a rainy july we kick off in august with one of our most favorite themes: water. we translated this theme to 5 lovely waterdishes that take you on a adventurous journey through water and food.  so you’ll have the opportunity to bite in a piece of dune water. you can learn all about the hidden but tasty talents of buoys or enjoy spoons full of a blooming pont. furthermore you’ll find two of our legendary water classics on the menu, but with a fresh twist: waterworks and swan lake. we completed the eat’inspiration with the matching cocktail wishing well and the aperitif cleopatra’s tears. meer…


4 sept 2011: ‘n ode aan de bij – op lokatie

logo i love beeing festival

always wanted to know all the details about the birds and the bees? did you know for instance that bees can live without human beings, but we can not live without bees? bees fly from flower to flower, because they are very fond of its nectar. during a flower visit they get pollen on their legs and thus pollinate  the next flower they visit. in other words: bees take care of the reproduction of flowers; without bees no being. so it’s time for a tribute to the bee: i love beeing festival. meer…


juli 2011: EAT.patterns, spoons full of fashion

ever tasted polka dots, knittings or other tasty fashion patterns? if not, we advice you to grab your chance and book the dinnerspecial EAT.patterns created by the designer couple marjolein wintjes and eric meursing for down town amsterdam fashion week july 2011.

experience spoons full of fashion, and … don’t forget to pop in for the exhibition eat.PATTERNS which explores the inextricable relation between eating & fashion. meer…


juni 2011: eating architects

ever tasted 5 architects?  how about a gerrit rietveld or a jan duiker on your dinnerplate? the food & eating designers marjolein wintjes & eric meursing have translated 5 architects into an eat’inspiration of 5 dishes using one of their prominent designs.

since march this year marjolein and eric have been creating a 4 parts series of menus around the inspirational theme landscapes & architecture. a theme they both enjoyed very, very much. in march the series started with dutch landscapes, in april guests experienced bauhaus on the dinnerplate, and in may they presented their interpretation of urban landscapes. the grand finale will be in june with the eat’inspiration eat’in architects. meer…


11 mei – 5 juni 2011: eet.inspiratie urban landscapes

at special request prolonged until june 5, 2011

fancy a fresh portion of the city at your dinnerplate? now is the moment. in may 2011 the menu of de culinaire werkplaats is inspired by all kinds of urban landscapes . so it’s possible you’ll find the skyline of amsterdam at your plate, or a group of sculptures, but don’t be surprised when you’ll find an allotment, a garbage collection point and a roof garden as well. meer…


28 & 29 mei 2011: fabulous food festival 2011

on may 28-29, 2011 you are invited to the fabulous food festival. an culinary event where sustainability and enjoying meet. de culinaire werkplaats will be present as well. this weekend we bring along our almost legendary black quinoa croquettes (savourish & sweetish). you can taste them at the festival, but also buy a package to surprise your friends at home.

these products can soon be bought in our new studio & showroom ‘eat’inspirations’ as well as in our online webshop. the black quinoakroketjes (savourish and sweetish) are also available  gluten-free  and vegan.

more information about the festival

  • when. may 28-29, 2011 from 11.00 – 17.00
  • where. de lichtfabriek in haarlem, minckelersweg 2, 2031 em haarlem, click the following link for directions: route
  • box office sales. adult € 12.50, children € 5, family ticket € 30, € 18.50 adult for 2 days, kids € 7.50 for 2 days
  • tickets in advance. adult € 10, child € 3, family ticket € 25, € 15 adult 2 days, € 4.50 children 2 days. order online direct at fabulous food festival
  • other costs. eating and drinking at the festival must be paid in cash to the various exhibitors.


7-8 mei 2011: zeggen wij ‘t weer met bloemen!

treat your mum in the weekend of mothers day on flowers, but with a difference! invite her for the eat’inspiration say it with flowers! in 5 dishes we let you explore the hidden talents of flowers and …. our dishes are inspired by garden & landscape design. so it can happen that you discover a city garden with a pont, a rosery or a roof garden on your lunch or dinnerplate.


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Thank you for visiting us!

Unfortunately De Culinaire Werkplaats is closed permanently.

eric meursing is still available as culinary advisor/food conceptualist/plant-based chef