The spork, the plastic cutlery of school cafeterias, has upgraded to high-class tableware. Known as “Georgette,” this french-designed eating utensil is a spoon, a fork and a knife all in one. Georgette is designed by Jean Louis Orengo, the cousin of Chef Francis Reynard. The tableware is inspired by a bear paw (Orengo lives in the Pyrenees Mountains and tracks animal prints).

Georgette is perfect for soups, foie gras, salads, ice cream and couscous; the larger bowl makes it easier to scoop up food and the sharper edge can separate food.

Currently, “The Georgette” is being sold online, and will soon be sold in each location of Francois Payard restaurants. To order the Georgette, email

—Gabriella Tutino