Guest Judge

The renowned Chicago chef and guest judge talks tailgating.

Apr 16, 2008

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Bravotv.com: Are you a big Bears fan? What are the tailgates usually like?
Yes, I am. I don't usually go to tailgates but they usually have lots of people BBQing, throwing footballs, that sort of thing.

Bravotv.com: What do you think the most important factors were to being successful at this challenge?
Picking an appropriate dish and organization

Bravotv.com: What was the biggest problem with Ryan's dish? Could he have made a successful dessert?
It wasn't the dish -- it was the dishes. He tried to do too much and so everything suffered.

Bravotv.com: Dale wins with his tandoori pork ribs -- can you elaborate on how these were, why these were a good choice?
They were appropriate for a tailgate but he brought it to the next level and they were delicious.

Bravotv.com: What would you have made with this challenge?

Cooking competitions are great for some people but it isn't for me, so I wouldn't have made anything because I wouldn't have done it.