Tuesday, June 19, 2012

"Chopped" 6/19- CHOCOLATE SHOW

COOKS:
Christina Olivarez (diego Mexican Cuisine executive chef)
Zach Meloy (Push Star Kitchen chef/owner)
Taryn Mumpower (baker/head baker at Pick Your Poison Bake Shop)
Richard Ingraham (a personal chef whose client's Dwayne Wade)

R1:
Button mushrooms, dried dates, duck hearts & chocolate-covered cherries


Taryn: Duck heart salad w/ chocolate cherry dressing, goat cheese & baguette- CHOPPED

Richard: Mushrooms w/ duck heart stuffing, rosemary & orange liqueur
Christina: Deep-fried duck heart w/ mole sauce, onions & Guajillo chiles
Zach: Pan-roasted duck hearts w/ date puree, chipotle peppers & onions

R2:
Chateaubriand, rainbow carrots, escarole & chocolate wine


Richard: Chateaubriand w/ chocolate butter, salt & shallots- CHOPPED
Christina: Chateaubriand w/ chocolate tomato sauce, espresso, cognac & garlic
Zach: Chateaubriand w/ chocolate wine coffee sauce, bacon, ginger & orange


FOR $10K:
Marzipan, membrillo, ladyfingers & chocolate lips


Christina: Ladyfinger shortbread w/ membrillo sorbet, apple & lime

Zach: Marzipan truffle w/ membrillo caramel, white chocolate & black pepper

WINNER-
Christina

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