Your original menu item should use easily sourced, fresh ingredients that would be profitable for a restaurant to sell. Each entry must incorporate the cost of ingredients, and the remainder of the price it commands would be profit – in another word, cake. The winning recipe will be bold and flavorful, profitable for the operator, and affordable for the consumer. And the $10,000 prize? Well that’s pure icing for you. Each recipe must be an original entree creation that serves 12-20, with a recommended menu price that does not exceed $15, and with food costs representing no more than 33% of your recommended menu price for your entry. Your entree can feature any part of the menu – from breakfast to dinner – and must include at least one of the following three flavors of the TABASCO
Jet Tila knows a thing or two about authentic Asian cuisine. From a kid growing up in LA in a Thai and Chinese family to a prominent chef, restaurant owner and judge on Cutthroat Kitchen, he brings his years of experience and hard-earned knowledge together in this breakthrough book. Step inside Jet’s kitchen and learn the secrets to making your favorite Asian dishes taste better than takeout.