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Table 1 Culinary success factors identified by laddering

From: Cognitive structures based on culinary success factors in the development of new dishes by Japanese chefs at fine dining restaurants

Consequences Values
1. Utilization of main ingredient texture 5. Good pairings (complements) between main and secondary ingredients
2. Utilization of main ingredient flavor 6. Not too rich
3. Utilization of main ingredient umami 7. Good balance
4. Featured main ingredient 8. Cuisine more Japanese in style
  9. Elegance
  10. Surprise