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Chef Joe Youkhan

Chef Joseph Youkhan

Chef Joe Youkhan, chef of the Tasting Spoon, WON Food Network`s top rated cooking competition show CHOPPED! On January 21st, 2014, Chef Joe beat out his competitors to become the CHAMPION!

From Chef Joe Youkhan comes Smörgåsburger, an approachable burger joint with a craveable and eclectic menu. Chef Joe Youkhan (Food Network’s “Chopped” Champion, Featured Chef in Best Chefs of Orange County ‘05, Creator of Orange Coast Magazines, “Top 50 dishes of all time”, Ritz Carlton Five Star Award Recipient, and more) has set out to provide Smörgåsburger’s guests with an affordable and approachable menu featuring high quality burgers and hand-cut fries. All of their burgers include two fresh certified angus beef patties and artisanal house-made toppings served between garlic-herb portuguese buns.

“Ultimately, I want to combine my chef’s perspective with fresh, globally-influenced ingredients to create (from scratch) some mouth-watering comfort food.”  – Chef Joe Youkhan