Jacques La Merde's Images Converts Packaged Food into Upscale Meals

By: Misel Saban - Jun 18, 2016
References: instagram & mentalfloss
Jacques La Merde is the social media alias name of chef Christine Flynn that puts together junk food creations presented as upscale meals and posts them onto her Instagram account. The meals transform the cheaply priced and high sugar content foods into gourmet food fusions that look as though they might cost triple the price at a luxurious restaurant. At a second glance, the viewer quickly realizes that the meals are made with packaged foods such as candy, cereal and cookies.

Flynn's colorful Instagram persona translates to "Jack the Sh*t" which fits in well with the surrealist junk food meals she creates that are arranged using an array of mixed-matched ingredients. The presentation speaks to how foods can be arranged using artistic preference over the traditional way of using taste.