Jan Habraken and Alissia Melka Teichroew present Laser Cut Supper Menu at the Last Supper Festival of 3rd Ward – New York City

September 17th, 2010 by

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 6pm-2am

Designers Jan Habraken and Alissia Melka Teichroew will present their Laser cut last supper menu at the Last Supper festival at 3rd Ward.

When asked to come up with an idea of a product to test under the laser cutter at NYDesigns by Design Glut. Jan Habraken & Alissia Melka-Teichroew decided that they had cut pretty much every material but food. This is where the hunt started, what foods can we cut or etch and also create something fun and something that would be too complicated to do manually (why else would you laser cut!). We decided sandwiches, pancakes, chocolate bars, sugar glass, tuna (can you imagine the seared edge the laser could make!). There was only time to etch some pancakes and cut some piggy “ham & cheese” sandwiches.

However when invited by the organization of the Last supper festival an opportunity was created to take it one step further.

Chefs: Jan Habraken, Alissia Melka-Teichroew and Trotec Professional 1500 laser cutter will cut a variety of food into a crazy laser cut last supper menu.



Amuse Piglet: Laser cut boiled ham on a dark German Rye bread

Alphabet Soup: A clear poultry consommé with laser cut Helvetica pasta and vegetables.

Pied de Tuna: Pied de Poule laser seared Tuna accompanied with Boeing style vegetable lasagna

Ice Scream
: Laser etched screaming pancake with vanilla ice cream


The question remains, but how does it taste? Find out by visiting this charitable festival, tickets $10 w/ 3 or more canned food donations, or $15 w/o on September 18th (Proceeds Benefit The Food Bank for NYC)

3rd Ward
195 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Tel.: 718-715-4961


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