Lighthearted cooking shows are a backlash to the rise of gourmand
Implications - At the heart of foodie culture and influencers in this space is elitism and a fascination with all things gourmand. This aspirational approach to food, however, can alienate the mainstream consumer; as a result, satirical, humor-based cooking shows can be observed. This shows a shift in preferred tone on social media, moving away from aspiration and toward accessibility.
Workshop Question - How can your brand incorporate comedic relief into its product, service or marketing strategy, as a way to de-stress a consumer's daily routine?