Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino hosted part one of a three event series to find America's Supreme Asian Chef in the Culinary Battles®. Six chefs from the East Coast created their masterpieces with the secret ingredient, sea bass for an all-star panel of judges and only two were chosen to compete in the finale taking place next month in Las Vegas. Congrats to Chef Cho and Chef Park!!
Chef Chul Kee Ko, Chef David Park, Chef Dongchan Lee, Chef Jenny Wang, Chef Luo Jiang Yong and Chef Jay Cho
Host Diane HenderiksPersonal Chef, Registered Dietitian cookbook author and caterer Barbie MarshallThe Farming Chef at Green Meadow Farm Master Chef Joe Poon Justin Antiorio2012 Season 10 runner-up from the Fox Network's HELL'S KITCHEN Chef Luo's final dishSalted Spicy sea bass stir fried with hot dry chili peppers and onions and shitake mushrooms Chef Cho's final dishPan seared sea bass and sautéed pork belly marinated in gochujang sauce (Korean chili pepper paste) on miso vegetable puree with mushroom and tofu pancake (jeon). Roasted fingerling, quick pickles, char green onions Chef Ko's final dishKorean chili sauce sea bass. Sautéed miso shiitake mushrooms with cauliflower salad and egg yolk Chef Lee's final dishSautéed sea bass with white mushroom purée and crispy asparagus with a sesame crust Chef Park's final dishYuzu Dashi Mushroom Broth with pan seared sea bass and sautéed mushrooms Chef Wang's final dishEgg yolk in wonton with Shiitake broth and marinated sea bass and some fresh pomegranate Winners Chef Cho and Chef Park
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