You already know your favorite chefs by the foods they prepare and the restaurants they’ve created. Now, get to know a different side of these culinary masterminds in our new weekly The Dish feature. From behind-the-scenes kitchen talk to culinary soundtracks and Nashville recommendations, we’re bringing you the dish – straight from the pros.
Favorite post-shift meal/late-night snack?
Chips, guacamole and a cold beer.
Go-to cooking soundtrack?
I love listening to 80’s pop while I’m cooking, it just reminds me of being a kid and it’s so silly and fun.
Which words or phrase do you most overuse in the kitchen?
I curse a lot in the kitchen — especially if something is really tasty and it’s “f*&%ing delicious!”
Most underrated/overrated ingredient?
Truffle oil is totally overrated! It is not a real product.
Favorite Nashville spot?
City House! Tandy Wilson rocks.