Once your table has made its decisions, the work is over. “Then you move on to the fun part,” says Brioza. When a platter of food lands on the table, “everyone knows what to do—it just brings people together, the little act of everyone diving in. It brings the table to the food,” instead of vice versa. It feels like an expertly-planned dinner party, where the food acts as a conduit for human interaction rather than causing stress or confusion.