Arts & Culture

Art Space: Blacksauce Kitchen Highlights Footwear of Hospitality Workers

The Remington shop's Instagram photo series shares images of employees' well-worn shoes, with each featuring descriptions about their brand, lifespan, and story.
—Blacksauce Kitchen via Instagram

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In case you’ve ever wondered what the chef who made your Blacksauce breakfast sandwich wears to work, the Remington biscuit business’ ongoing Instagram series, “Work Shoes,” allows for shoe-gazing. Featuring footwear that highlights the wear and tear of the restaurant industry, the series shares images of well-worn and well-loved sneakers, clogs, and boots—often showing evidence of kitchen debris such as flour, grease, or donut glaze—with each featuring descriptions from the employee about the brand, lifespan, and story behind their use. Follow along @blacksaucekitchen.