Top Ten Chef Sean MacDonald

10 Things You Didn't Know About Chef Sean MacDonald

  1. Sweet or Savory?




  2. Salty or Spicy?




  3. Three ingredients you use the most?


    Onions. Garlic. Mushrooms.


  4. One ingredient you couldn’t live without?




  5. One spice/seasoning that’s always in your pantry?


    Star Anise.


  6. Favorite food memory?


    Eating tortellini ala panna as a kid.


  7. Two ingredients that should never be together?


    I don’t think there are two ingredients that should never be used together. You can always make modifications and make them work.


  8. Signature dish?


    Roasted Shallots and Black Truffle Agnolotti.


  9. What was that turning point moment that brought you to cooking professionally?


    First year of culinary school, I wasn’t sure if it was for me until my chef teacher asked us to create our own dish and I was hooked. I created a corn ravioli with mushrooms, which ended up inspiring my signature dish.


  10. Your chef hero?


     Daniel Humm.


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