Thursday, December 19, 2013

Lavazza's contribution to the "women as food" cliché

It's from Italy, so of course the food, the women, and the design look great. The image above, in which the chef looks like he's about to prepare Little Mermaid alla vicentina, is part of a promotional calendar for one of Italy's biggest coffee companies.

The calendar features famous chefs from around Italy — all men — occasionally decorated with beautiful women posed as props representing their key ingredients:

Risotto, get it?
Not the most scandalous calendar to come out of a country renowned for scandalous calendars. But that mermaid shot still creeps me out.

Tip via AOTW Blog.

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